CHILDREN & FAMILY

Along with the Education and Cinema program initially made for schools, this new section will show a selection of feature films, shorts and animation for children and open to the public.
Faith Hope Afghanistan
Three stories of real life drama with unique access to children in conflict ridden Afghanistan- told from their point of view.

Official Selection - IDFA 2013
Official Selection - Chicago IFF 201...
Going to School
6-year-old Villads is an ordinary boy preparing for his first day at school. Everyday life confronts Villads with many challenges which he tries to tackle with his very own vivid imagination and unspoiled logic. But in a world where the rules are set...
My Life as a Zucchini
After his mother’s sudden death, Zucchini is befriended by a kind police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home, filled with other orphans his age. Zucchini struggles at first to find his place in this strange, at times hostile,...
Otto is a Rhino
Topper is an optimistic young boy with a vivid imagination. He is also in love with Cilla, but she thinks he's very crazy. One day Topper finds a pencil and draws a rhino that comes to live! This changes everything...
Shorts for Children
DROPS Director: Karsten Peter Kjaerulf-Hoop, Sarah Joy Jungen Running Time: 7’

PLATY & PUS Director: Stefan Fjeldmark Running Time: 8’

FINDING HOME Director: Chris...
The Breadwinner
Eleven-year-old Parvana adores her schoolteacher father, who tells her fables from Afghanistan's past. After her father is arrested by the Taliban, Parvana disguises herself as a boy to provide for her mother, older sister and baby brother. Using her...
The Shamer’s Daughter
The Shamer's daughter, Dina, has unwillingly inherited her mother's supernatural ability. She can look straight into the soul of other people, making them feel ashamed of themselves. When the sole heir to the throne is wrongfully accused of the horri...