School Programs 2018 : February 5 to March 16

Program A: Recommended for Pre-K to Grade 1

Creatures Great And Small

In this collection of 11 animated films from around the world, we meet all kinds of friends, big and small, learning that size is just a matter of perspective.

Themes: friendship, cooperation, imagination, different perspectives

Total Duration: 46 minutes

 

Lili Loves Food

Lili Loves Food

Denmark/UK I Directed by Siri Melchior I Lili loves food, especially dessert.

Crocodile

Crocodile

Germany I Directed by Julia Ocker I Crocodile just wants to snack on some pretzel sticks, but this little activity proves to be challenging.

You Are Not Small

You Are Not Small

USA I Directed by Virginia Wilkos I Two bears argue over who is big or small until they realize that size is a matter of perspective.

Bat Time

Bat Time

Germany I Directed by Elena Walf I After a nice nap, Bat is ready to play but all his friends are fast asleep!

Some Thing

Some Thing

Germany I Directed by Elena Walf I A small mountain is intimidated by his massive neighbours and the treasures they hold, but one day, he comes into his own.

Celebrate Today

Celebrate Today

USA I Directed by Tony Dusko I Every day is a new day to celebrate!

Once Upon A Blue Moon

Once Upon A Blue Moon

UK I Directed by Steve Boot I An astronaut on a mission has a close encounter of the friendly kind.

Where's the Fish?

Where's the Fish?

Taiwan I Directed by Enson Huang I A bear forgetful bear searches for his missing lunch.

Awesome Beetle's Colours

Awesome Beetle's Colours

Latvia I Directed by Indra Sproge I Let's sing the ABCs with an awesome little beetle!

I Want My Hat Back

I Want My Hat Back

USA I Directed by Galen Fott I Bear's hat is missing and he is determined to find it.

My Magic Trick

My Magic Trick

USA I Directed by Galen Fott I Travel round the world with your imagination - it's the best magic trick!

Program B: Recommended for Grades 1 to 5

Down With Bullies!  

This collection features 9 empowering films from 7 different countries. Skillful 

storytelling portrays how unique characters find a way to stand up to their bullies and overcome differences. 

Themes: bullying, peer acceptance, friendship, community bonding

Total Duration: 57 minutes

 

Spill

Spill

Australia I Directed by Aaron Ellis I When the school bully destroys Max's prized marble collection, he finds a creative way to get even.

Some Thing

Some Thing

Germany I Directed by Elena Walf I A little mountain is intimidated by his massive neighbours but one day, he comes into his own.

Bunny New Girl

Bunny New Girl

Australia I Directed by Natalie van den Dungen A self-conscious little girl discovers that friendship can overcome differences.

Catch It

Catch It

France I Directed by Paul Bar I A group of determined meerkats refuses to let a vulture get away with their meal.

Litterbugs

Litterbugs

UK I Directed by Peter Stanley-Ward I Inventive Alice comes up with an ingenious plan to get back at the girls who bully her.

The Child Who Hammered Nails

The Child Who Hammered Nails

Canada I Directed by Isabelle Kanape I A bad-tempered girl is told by her father to hammer a nail into the wall every time she gets angry with someone. When she removes the nails, she learns a valuable life lesson.

How to make a friend

How to make a friend

USA I Directed by Tony Dusko I Making friends is easy, but be careful!

The Crook

The Crook

USA I Directed by Tyler Ayres I A little crook learns that it's not easy to get away with crime.

The Chattergroup of Mamas & Grandmas

The Chattergroup of Mamas & Grandmas

Taiwan I Directed by Yi-Lan Elementary School Gifted Class I This award-winning kid-produced documentary takes a look at a community spring which brings everyone together in their daily tasks.

Program C: Recommended for Grades 5 to 10

Welcome To My Life

Curated for our most mature age-group, this compilation of 6 inspiring films encourages pre-teens and teenagers to reflect on issues of self-identity, authority

and social justice. This collection includes the 2017 Oscar-winning film, Sing!

Themes: diversity, self-identity, social justice

Total Duration: 68 minutes

Welcome To My Life

Welcome To My Life

USA I Directed by Elizabeth Ito I This animated mockumentary looks at the social life of high schooler Takeshi, a regular teenager who happens to be a big green monster.

Lila

Lila

Argentina/Spain I Carlos Lascano I Using her wonderful imagination and drawing skills, Lila magically changes the lives of those around her. But what does she want for herself?

Sing

Sing

Hungary I Directed by Kristof Deak I 2017 Oscar winner for Best Live-Action Short Film. As an important competition approaches, a group of students have to choose between winning and standing up for what's right.

Celebrate Today

Celebrate Today

USA I Directed by Tony Dusko I Every day is a new day to celebrate!

Scott And Julia

Scott And Julia

Netherlands I Directed by Annelies Kruk A terrible accident changes Scott's life forever but he only looks to the future with his girlfirend, Julia.

The Crook

The Crook

USA I Directed by Tyler Ayres I A little crook learns that it's not easy to get away with crime.

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