13-19 November 2017

L'Alternativa Parallel

Small Experiments

Small Experiments - L'Homme le plus petit du monde (Juan Pablo Zaramella)
L'Homme le plus petit du monde (Juan Pablo Zaramella)

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.