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New York International Children’s Film Festival Multiple Screenings

The School Trip, Image courtesy of NYICFF

SAT—March 7
$14 ($12 ASF Members) for each screening

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Explore the world without leaving New York! The New York International Children’s Film Festival takes place February 21 through March 15, 2020 throughout New York City, with 10 screenings at Scandinavia House. For complete lineup and tickets visit

Fill out a ballot at every screening, and your votes will determine the Festival award winners.

SAT—March 7—11 AM
60 min. Ages 3-6

Calling all tots: get ready for a feast! The Snail and the Whale, the latest from NYICFF alum Magic Light Pictures (Zog), rolls out gigantic ocean beauty with the charming voice of Sally Hawkins; Overboard! pairs hilariously kooky creatures; Om Nom Nom… trails a gobbling dinosaur; and more films that will fill appetites hungry for delight.

SAT—March 7—12:45 PM
75 min. Ages 12+

You’ve outgrown the kiddie pool, so take a dive into these often offbeat, at times hilarious, always thought-provoking shorts. Follow the stories of an insomniac bear and monkey on a mission (did we mention the mini Yeti?) in Nuit Cherie, and the Italian-born Senegalese teen questioning her identity in The School Trip.



SAT—March 7—2:45 PM
75 min. Ages 8-14

Life in a castle sounds like a piece of cake, but not for Violette, who misses her Parisian apartment in My Life in Versailles. Meanwhile, Trude’s Flatmate is a monster — literally — and chaos is in store when she tries to keep its sugar fix in check. And you’ll keep flying high with And yet we’re not superheroes.

SAT—March 7—4:45 PM
75 min. Ages 8+

You’ve asked if we could screen more Spanish-language films. Our answer? ¡Sí, claro! Our new annual program brings the best stories from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, and the U.S. Get your (soccer) kicks on the way to school in 3feet, orbit a mother’s love in Ailin on the Moon, and watch things grow curious in The Size of Things.


New York International Children’s Film Festival is dedicated to inspiring, entertaining and educating through innovative film programs that cultivate an appreciation for the arts, stimulate critical thought and promote media literacy.

Each year, the Festival invites New York families to travel the globe, discover new ideas and gain a deeper understanding of the world they live in — all from the comfort of their theater seats.

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Advance purchase is recommended