Canada Kids Film Festival

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  World Focus
Frolic N Mae
Short
0:12 hrs
Outcast from her cousin's party, 10-year-old Mae creates Frolic from ink and cardboard, then Frolic creates mayhem...
Aslan Ma Bhebba - I Don't Even Like Her
Short
0:15 hrs
Eight-year-old Youssef has a big crush on Rana, a fellow classmate. Every day, he writes her a note, which he passes along to her with the help of the other students. But when it’s time for the summer holidays, Youssef realises he needs to come up with a plan if he wants to make sure he can still see Rana all the time...
Dare
Short
0:06 hrs
A group of kids are playing truth or dare. Tom, a brave soul, chooses dare, but to his dismay is faced with a true test that will challenge not only his confidence and bravery, but one that will teach him about life as well...
Cinecitta On Wheels
Short
0:06 hrs
A skateboarding journey through the Cinecitta film studios in Rome, Italy...
Emma
Short
0:13 hrs
14-year-old Emma struggles to hide her alopecia, a condition of rapid, unpredictable hair loss. Fighting a futile battle against her changing appearance, her only hope is acceptance...

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Sep-22-2017, 2:00 pm at York Civic Centre
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An Afterthought
Short
0:17 hrs
A mother puts her little daughter to bed and tells her stories about the legendary Peter Pan. But is the Eternal Boy just a fruit of our imagination? This dramatic and poetic moment of the Peter Pan story is going to be shown on the big screen for the first time and in its original form, just as its author J.M. Barrie meant it to be...

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Sep-24-2017, 11:00 am at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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Agosto
Short
:15 hrs
Two children in the countryside. Time lazily goes by on a hot month of August as they long for adventure. ..
Garcon!
Short
0:15 hrs
Mathieu, a waiter at the Abbaye's restaurant, will have to face the worst client he has ever been able to serve...

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Sep-24-2017, 12:00 pm at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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The Gift
Short
0:13 hrs
Tupelo, Mississippi, 1946. To celebrate his eleventh birthday, a MOTHER takes her SON to the local hardware store to get his present, where a .22 rifle catches his attention. With the mother unamused, a helpful STORE WORKER must offer an alternative.....

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Sep-23-2017, 2:00 pm at York Civic Centre
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Feno
Short
0:13 hrs
Féno, a twelve years old boy is on the verge of losing his sight. Zouzou, his adventurous friend pushes him to live a forbidden experience before he becomes blind. They go to a cabaret, where they get separated and Feno ends up in the fitting room of one of the sexiest show girls. There, he sees her in many ways, before leaving with a memory that makes his vision loss just a little bit easier...

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Sep-22-2017, 2:00 pm at York Civic Centre
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Cleo
Short
0:27 hrs
Nothing more banal than a divorce except when neither parent seeking custody of the child. Cleo, 10 y/o, will escape what seems unbearable. The feeling of abandonment is a powerful engine of escape...
Toffee
Short
0:18 hrs
Set in the 1990's, in a small village of Punjab, India – Toffee tells the story of two young girls, their perception of how things work and how their own little world succumbs to the harsh realities of society...
Real Men Dont Cry
Short
0:19 hrs
A father, a son and ice hockey as passion, but a harsh reality to face...

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Sep-24-2017, 4:00 pm at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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Esteban Torres
Short
0:03 hrs
Why would you escape from your own home?..
Words of Caramel
Short
0:20 hrs
In a refugee camp in the Sahara desert lives a deaf boy who wish to learn how to write. Welcome to Kori and his best friend the camel Caramel's silent world...

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Sep-22-2017, 10:00 am at York Civic Centre
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Fish
Short
0:10 hrs
Dani and Martina live with their mother in a modest neighborhood. Dani never sees her mother have dinner, but he already knows how to make her mother have dinner every night ......

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Sep-24-2017, 12:00 pm at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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Mother(s)
Short
0:20 hrs
The 8-year-old Aida lives in an apartment in the Parisian suburb. When her father did not come back alone, the daily life of the whole family is overwhelmed. He returned with an other woman. ..
Princessboy
Short
0:09 hrs
Two siblings share a bedroom, one half of the room is blue and the other one is pink. The sister has toys and clothes that the brother is rather fond of and one day when he puts his sisters dress on, he feels something...

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Sep-24-2017, 4:00 pm at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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Indian summer
Short
0:09 hrs
A young mime and a fledgling Indian meet in the forest and spend some time together...

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Sep-24-2017, 4:00 pm at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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The Other Side
Short
:15 hrs
Felipe and Claudio form a very particular relationship, somehow destiny pulls them apart taking Claudio to the United Sates, now Felipe must embark on a journey where he will risk everything in his pursuit of happiness, so he can finally meet Claudio at the other side of the border...
Daycare
Short
3:01 hrs
A unique inside to the life of a 4-year-old. Filled with emtoions, stories and real everyday life. The short documentary is an investigation of the humanmind, and a quest to seek knowledge from children, and learn from the simplest form of existence. ..

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Sep-24-2017, 12:00 pm at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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Baka
Short
0:09 hrs
The life of the 7-year-old Milica changes drastically when her grandmother falls seriously ill. Milica’s uncle, Goran, is to bring her to Germany, but due to the strict border regulations, Milica will have to pass as Goran’s son and use his passport. Milica is against this plan and Goran will have to find a way to gain the Milica’s trust...

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Sep-24-2017, 11:00 am at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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The Cake Story
Short
0:29 hrs
THE CAKE STORY is a heart warming tale of Monu and his father who are left to spend the day with each other on his birthday. A serious of hilarious goof ups since morning ends up in the father forgetting to carry the bill with the address of the bakery where mother had ordered the cake from. Mother's phone being out of range and father's phone drained out of battery the only option they were lef..
Winter Echo
Short
0:06 hrs
One hundred years ago, in a valley in the Pas, Cantabria, they are preparing to celebrate a particular entrance to the new year...

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Sep-22-2017, 10:00 am at York Civic Centre
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Frozen Princess
Short
0:15 hrs
Few days before Epiphany, Antonio and Carmen read the letter that their son has written to the three Wise Men. A very special gift on the list of the child will test the convictions and love of the parents...

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Sep-24-2017, 12:00 pm at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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Matthew's Monsters
Short
0:07 hrs
Happy-go-lucky by day, a young boy is haunted by the sounds of monsters footsteps in his room when the lights go out...until he discovers the source of the footsteps...

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Sep-24-2017, 4:00 pm at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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Sputnik
Short
0:23 hrs
Nikolay is a cosmonaut converted in the first human sent out to space, a technical failure will make his return alive impossible. Meanwhile he's orbiting the earth in his capsule, waiting for his tragic end, a casual encounter will changes his life...

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Sep-22-2017, 10:00 am at York Civic Centre
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Bows & Arrows
Short
0:08 hrs
On the birthday of the youngest, two brothers run away to play Indians… for real!..

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Sep-24-2017, 11:00 am at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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The Tiger's Fight
Short
:16 hrs
After a year of drought, Nicolas and Pablo, best friends, prepare for “The Tigers’ Fight”, a prehispanic ritual where the village men fight each other to imitate thunder and foster the rain, hope of a good harvest. Some of the tigers also deliver commitment flowers to a girl as a sign of love. This year, Nicolas has decided to offer flowers not to a girl, but to Pablo...
Nicola's Shedim
Short
0:03 hrs
A small child with a fear of monsters at bed-time asks her mum to check the bedroom before she can go to sleep, her mother unwittingly finds one...

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Sep-22-2017, 12:00 pm at York Civic Centre
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Indian
Short
0:29 hrs
Synopsis - English: Back in the late 70's, somewhere behind the iron curtain, a young boy experiences the gloomy and strict life of a pioneer camp. Galambos, whose name means «pigeon», is a naive teenager, strongly influenced by his father's fascination for Native Americans. His imaginary world contrasts with the reality of communist everydays. He is waiting for his father to return. Synopsis..

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Sep-24-2017, 12:00 pm at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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Upir
Short
0:12 hrs
There is something about the nanny......

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Sep-22-2017, 10:00 am at York Civic Centre
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Panda
Short
0:06 hrs
A little girl glings to the ones she loves...
The Republic of Enchanters
Short
0:13 hrs
Ghislaine dances on the roof, Kamel dresses himself up and Salomon lies to his brother. Together, they describes a social housing project, a Republic made up of enchanters...

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Sep-22-2017, 10:00 am at York Civic Centre
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Arrived
Short
0:05 hrs
A spoof on the feature film "Arrival", a kid scientist is asked by kids playing other scientists and the military to speak with aliens that have landed in NYC. ..
Imagine Kolle 37
Short
0:07 hrs
"Imagine Kolle 37" is a short documentary/narrative hybrid film about two girls who imagine their way to Kolle 37, a real adventure playground in Berlin, Germany. Recently called “the mother of all Berlin playgrounds” by The New York Times, Kolle 37 enables children to build and climb three-story wooden structures, make fire, and use hammers, saws and axes. Founded in 1990, Kolle 37 invites..

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Sep-24-2017, 12:00 pm at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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Valentina
Short
0:18 hrs
Valentina is a 6 years old girl who has recently lost her mother. To deal with the maternal absence she creates a fantasy planet in her neighbor Cecilia’s garden. Her world is shaken with the arrival of Francisco, a 15 years old boy from Argentina, Cecilia’s grandson. Their encounter makes Antonio, Cecilia’s father, become jealous and brings about important discussions such life and death...
A Wooden Flute
Short
0:12 hrs
One afternoon at his house’s front yard, one little boy secretly plays his wooden flute one more time, ignoring his mother’s angry reactions, that wants him to do his homework for school. That moment, he will realize that music is the only thing that matters to him...
Novembers Tune / Air de Novembre
Short
0:07 hrs
Different generation, same solitude...
Around the World
Short
0:03 hrs
Two siblings, Javier (11) and Laura (9), play with a globe ball. Each time one catches it, he or she must randomly point out a country. The place pointed will be their next destination- according to the rules of the game they have invented...

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Sep-24-2017, 11:00 am at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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Kunal
Short
0:18 hrs
Kunal’s (14 age ) birth mother is died, now he (Kunal) is living with his new step mother ( Payal), but he cant see her (Payal) as his mother, but they both (Payal & Kunal) care for each other. Payal (23 age) got forcefully married to Yashwant (40 age), she (Payal) sacrificed her whole life for becomes Yashwants wife but Yashwant does not treat her as his wi..

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Sep-22-2017, 12:00 pm at York Civic Centre
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Vila i Frid (Rest in Peace)
Short
0:05 hrs
Five kids gather to honor a recently departed friend. Each one of them have memories to share, but only of them dare to tell the truth...

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Sep-22-2017, 12:00 pm at York Civic Centre
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Earth is the Loneliest Planet
Short
0:13 hrs
It is not easy to make much sense of the world and grownups’ reasoning if one is only seven years old. This is a story about Justine and the morning of her birthday...
An Afternoon of Fishing
Short
0:06 hrs
A grandfather and his granddaughter spend a pleasant afternoon fishing...

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Sep-24-2017, 11:00 am at Etobicoke Civic Centre
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Frogjumping with Obstacles
Short
0:13 hrs
In this story, two unlike women - one young and one old - meet on a deserted country road. Both have given up hope to find their place in this world. Only an accident, a man-sized Teddy-bear, a partnerless toad and a hit over the head makes them realize that the other woman has their dream-job. Frog jumping with obstacles is a story about finding ones purpose in life, the chance to make a differ..

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Sep-22-2017, 4:00 pm at York Civic Centre
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