L’Alternativa and El Meu Primer Festival are teaming up once again to curate events at both festivals, including two very special sessions for young children, together with a workshop on special effects in film and the group filmmaking project Let’s Make a Movie with A Home in Progress Film, the fifth consecutive edition to be held at both festivals.
Session of Short Animation Films 18/11 12.00 h ages 5 and up
12 short films, 45 min in total
Animated crayon drawings, card and plasticine montages, figures made out of scrap metal… or just a camera and a dash of imagination: you can use anything to made a film from scratch to tell an exciting story, a thrilling adventure, a magical encounter or a metaphor for life on earth. So here is this year’s selection of video clips and short films: a fresh batch of great small experiments.
When Marnie Was There 19/11 12.00 h ages 7 and up
Feature film, 103 min
Shy Anna has just moved to her aunt and uncle's house in a new city. One day she discovers a mysterious overgrown mansion that seems somehow strangely familiar. There she meets Marnie, a girl of her own age who soon becomes her best friend. Together they embark on a series of adventures intertwining fantasy and reality.