THE FAMILY PROGRAM

A FREE program of international short films curated especially for young people.

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WhateverTree

A dead tree goes viral, attracting wildlife, a nature lover, and a crowd of online followers. Animated entirely outside, “WhateverTree” examines our connection to nature in the age of social media.

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Me, a Monster?

After living a peaceful life on his small planet, the lonely Nono must deal with the visit of a new being, that will make him realize that after all they are not as different as they seem.

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Passing the Seeds

Wampum belts, Quahog shell beads bound on strings, in intricate patterns, are used as a guide to narrate Haudenosaunee history, traditions, laws and treaties or agreements between groups.

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Instinct

In a dense and icy forest, Piotr, a young hunter, finds himself trapped in a bear trap. While slowly freezing in the night, the prey he was hunting approaches… who will save the day?

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The Butterfly Game

Through the funny look of children and powerful cameras and lenses, the surprising and complex universe of butterflies is revealed, loaded with infinite textures, shapes and colours.

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Song of the Salmon

This short film is a poetic exploration of the salmon nation and future generations of salmon as told from the perspective of native Coastal Band Chumash poet, Luhui Whitebear.