The short films:

Mila

  • Year: 2021
  • Country: United States
  • Director: Cinzia Angelini
  • Duration: 19min

Mila, a lively child, has lost everything in the war (her family, her home and her peace). A caring stranger saves her life. An inspiring story from a child's perspective, based on the wartime experiences of the director's mother.

The Amazing Adventures of Awesome

  • Year: 2020
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: allison brownmoore
  • Duration: 6min

A hand illustrated animated film about a young autistic girl at the heart of a quiet revolution.  As the mother of an autistic child, and as an artist with a disability, she is passionate about telling stories which celebrate being different.

Siren's tail

  • Year: 2020
  • Country: Spain
  • Director: Alba Barbé i Serra
  • Duration: 8min

Roque was disoriented. They told him that he was a human and that he could become a siren. He didn't understand why it was one thing that had to become another. Also forever! One thing or the other. Black or white. Boy or girl. Human or siren...

Elong E'Nabe

  • Year: 2020
  • Country: Belgium
  • Director: Niels Devlieghere
  • Duration: 13min

Angela, a six year old Senegalese girl born in Belgium, is not aware of the political context of her native country and the racism her family faces on a daily basis. The strong bond with her mother keeps Angela always optimistic.

A Stone in the Shoe

  • Year: 2020
  • Country: France
  • Director: Eric Montchaud
  • Duration: 11min

A pupil turns up to his new class for the first time. This pupil however is different to the others, he’s a frog in a class of rabbits.  Stunning puppet animation, a beautiful metaphor of the experience of migration from a child's perspective.

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We travel from one extraordinary experience to the next with these short films from around the world.