Free with Museum admission*
Recommended for ages 8 to adult. All films either in English or with English subtitles.
Kid Flix Mix 2 features the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival Grand Prize winner: Heads Together, by Oscar nominees Job, Joris & Marieke. The lineup also includes Grown-ups Award winner Riceballs and Audience Award winner Welcome to My Life. See info on Kid Flix 1 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.
Directed by Tatiana Poliektova
(Russia/Australia, 2014, 3 min.) This homage to all things that capture the eye shows that the best cinema of all reflects what is right in front of you.
Directed by Shingo Usami
(Australia, 2015, 10 min.) A father and son work their way past loss to strengthen cultural bonds in the unlikeliest of places: the lunchbox.
Nino & Felix
Driected by Marta Palazzo and Lorenzo Latrofa
(Italy, 2015, 8 min.) In fantastical fashion, two boys thrown together by circumstance learn to find common ground.
Directed by Ervin B. Nagy
(Hungary, 2016, 7 min.) “Little Mouse” is a naturally gifted 11-year-old swimmer who earned a spot at the Bucharest Youth Championship. Will she have what it takes to out-lap the big kids?
Welcome to My Life
Directed by Elizabeth Ito
(USA, 2015, Animated, 9 min.) The high school challenges of T-Kesh, your average Monster-American teenager.
Directed by Sonia Cendón, Sara Esteban, Arnau Gòdia, Ingrid Masarnau, and Martí Montañola
(Spain, 2016, 7 min.) Roger is used to being the leading man in a stop-motion series. But when his good luck runs out, he must learn how to claw his way back.
Directed by Olga Osorio
(Spain, 2016, 9 min.) In the summer of 1982, Teo claims he has found the fabled Einstein-Rosen Bridge through space and time—but brother doesn’t believe him.
Directed by Job, Joris, & Marieke
(The Netherlands, 2016, 21 min.) Three friends must walk a day in each other’s shoes—and legs, and torsos.