All that remains

Pierrot is turning seven years old today and lost his first tooth. He celebrates his birthday with his brother, sister and father. Only his mom is missing, bedridden upstairs… […]

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Agg

When mom gets ill, Maria becomes the family’s caretaker. But when she can’t cope anymore, her father seems to have given up. […]

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About Ndugu

Ndugu receives a letter from his new foster father in America, Mr. Schmidt, who just lost his wife. Ndugu will search for a new wife for him. […]

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A Wooden Flute

One afternoon at is house’s front yard, a little boy secretly plays his wooden flute one more time, ignoring his mother’s angry reactions, who only want him to do his homework for school. That moment, he will realise that music is the only thing that matters to him. […]

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A Shell

A boy finds a shell in the sand. In his hands, the shell magically turns the quiet beach and its surrounding urban landscape into an infinite, colourful and vibrant playground […]

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Masala Mama

Masala Mama is a film about finding allies and heroes in the most unlikely people. The young son of a struggling ‘rag-and-bone’ man must help his father support their family, though much to his father’s chagrin, the boy is constantly distracted by daydreams of drawing comic book superheroes. Driven by his aspirations, he steals a […]

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Little children, big words

When it’s Alex’s turn to tell his seven year old class mates what he wants to be when he grows up an uncomfortable discussion begins about the meaning of an unknown but loaded word. The teacher’s explanation reveals her own story – a story of victim and offender. […]

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Letter from France

Spain 1939. After the Civil War, Jose and his mother live isolated at a farm with the illusion of the arrival of Pedro, the postman… […]

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The Years of Silence

In the middle of the Spanish post-war period, a low murmur catches the attention of a little boy, who looks for his mother to find her looking anxiously at the window. Adults uncomfortably tell him that the strange sound must be from a distant storm, but he will soon find out the truth behind it, […]

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Connie

The sun is blazing down on the deserted country lanes. Connie (14) is new in town. She soon becomes acquainted with Mani (15), who rules the village with her gang of moped girls. Connie quickly realises that she needs a moped. With help from the local boys Connie gets her moped and gone is the […]

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Lesson

“Dear Parents, Orsi could not write her homework for today’s lesson either. So I reproved her.” 14. 10. 1994, Alajos Márkus, mathematics teacher Are there two realities? Though Orsi is six years old, she asks the question… the answer is in the numbers. […]

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The six dollar fifty man

Set in 1970s New Zealand, “The Six Dollar Fifty Man” follows Andy, a gutsy 8 year-old boy who is forced to break out of his make-believe superhero world to deal with playground bullies. […]

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