Free with Museum admission*

Recommended for ages 3 to 7. All films either in English or without dialogue.

Kid Flix Mix 1 features selections from the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival, including Audience Award winners Tiger and Stone Soup; and some of the highest-rated shorts, such as Crocodile, Mr. Night Has a Day Off, and Water Path for a Fish. See info on Kid Flix Mix 2 here.

*Tickets not needed. Seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Free with MFAH general admission; free for ages 12 & younger; free for everyone on Thursday. 

The Pits
Directed by Mike Hayhurst
(USA, 2016, 3 min.) It’s not always easy being green–but all works out in this charming quest for a perfect match.

The Pocket Man
Directed Ana Chubinidze
(France, Switzerland/Germany, 2016, 7 min.) Good things come in all sizes and packages—especially the pocket man, whose kindness abounds.

Mr. Night Has a Day Off
Directed by Ignas Meilunas
(Lithuania, 2016, 2 min.) Why is the night changing the day? Well, when you don’t like something, you change it.

Stone Soup
Directed by Clementine Robach
(France, Belgium, 2015, 7 min.) Times are tough in one little town: first no food, now no electricity. Eventually, the transformative power of community nourishes all in more ways than one.

You Look Scary
Directed by Xiya Lan
(USA, 2016, 4 min.) Sometimes we amplify our fears. Usually, they’re not so bad at all.

Spider Web
Directed by Natalia Chernysheva
(Russia, 2016, 4 min.) Anyone can get caught in a bind, and for one spider, working together means weaving new webs of strength.

Water Path for a Fish
Directed by Mercedes Marro
(Spain/Colombia/France, 2016, 8 min.) Oscar rescues a goldfish from hungry cats, but with the drought, has trouble caring for it. When the faucets turn on, the challenge truly begins.

Spring Jam
Directed by Ned Wenlock
(New Zealand, 2016, 6 min.) Lone Stag lacks a certain something in the antlers department: the antlers. How will he get any birds to help him make music for the spring jam?

Konigiri Kun: Shopping
Directed by Mari Miyazawa
(Japan, 2015, 5 min.) In this hilarious nod to overconsumption, a curious rice ball with a penchant for shopping goes out to market and is tempted all around.

Directed by Julia Ocker
(Germany, 2016, 4 min.) A relaxing evening on the couch turns into a noshing nuisance for one peckish croc.

Directed by Kariem Saleh
(Germany, 2016, 4 min.) A little tiger, happy but hungry, devises clever means to fill his belly and satisfy his cravings.

A Hole
Directed by Maribel Suarez
(Mexico, 2016, 5 min.) A little girl longs for a playmate in the garden. Her efforts go unnoticed—until they finally take root.

The Birdie
Directed by Yekaterina Filippova
(Russia, 2015, 3 min.) Once a birdie met a hippo. Teaming up makes everything easier!

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Various directors
Various languages
Various countries
Running Time
62 minutes
Digital, Color