The short films:

The Silence Of The River (El silencio del Rio)

  • Year: 2020
  • Country: Peru
  • Director: Francesca Canepa
  • Duration: 14min

Juan, a 9-year-old kid, lives with his dad in a floating house across the Amazon river. Through an oniric journey into the rainforest jungle, he will discover the truth about his father…


  • Year: 2019
  • Country: Turkey
  • Director: Engin Erden
  • Duration: 12min

We follow the 8- and 9-year-old best friends Ece and Efe on a lazy, hot summer’s day in the Aegean Sea. They go fishing together. But what is a pleasant pastime for them, is a livelihood for the people on the coast.

199 Little Heroes: Koolee from Australia

  • Year: 2018
  • Country: Germany
  • Director: Sigrid Klausmann
  • Duration: 8min

The variety of experiences of children around the world is fascinating and full of surprises. In this episode of “199 Little Heroes”, Kolee, a 13-year-old half-Aboriginal girl, tells us about her origins and difficulties, such as the persistent droughts in her country.

Throat singing in Kangirsuk

  • Year: 2018
  • Country: Canada
  • Director: Eva Kaukai, Manon Chamberland
  • Duration: 3min

Eva Kaukai and Manon Chamberland practice the Inuk art of throat singing in their small village of Kangirsuk. Their mesmerizing voices carry through the four seasons of their Arctic land. An original experimental video made by children.


  • Year: 2020
  • Country: Algeria, France
  • Director: Amira Géhanne Khalfallah
  • Duration: 12min

Miss is the only girl in the village. She spends her time wandering the desert and inventing games in a dying oasis.… A gripping short film about the nuclear bomb tests conducted by France in the Algerian desert in 1960, seen through the eyes of a child.

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 Award-winning short films, animation, fiction and documentaries from different continents, an insight into the daily reality of children, other than ours.