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Viewing: The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales


80 min. 2017. France. English Dubbed. G.

Recommended Age: 6+

Read Common Sense Media to learn more about whether The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales is right for your child.

Streaming: Hoopla Digital (Free), Rent/Purchase: Amazon,YouTube,GooglePlay


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Viewing: Herman's Heart

Herman’s Heart

8 min. 2015. Norway. No Dialogue. NR.

Recommended Age: All

Streaming: YouTube (Free),Amazon Prime (Free)


Synopsis:

Herman lives in peaceful harmony with his teddy bear inside a large tree surrounded by a beautiful garden. One night an unexpected, and for Herman, | more »


Viewing: The Nightingale (Ye Ying)

The Nightingale (Ye Ying/Le promeneur d'oiseau)101 min. 2013. China. Mandarin. NR

Recommended Age: 8+

Streaming: Kanopy (Free)Rent: Vudu, YouTube, iTunes, GooglePlay


Synopsis:

Due to a schedule mishap, young Ren is yanked out of her comfortable city home of Beijing and left with her | more »


Film Review Activity

Film Review Activity

Write or film your own film review just like a movie critic! Use the questions listed below to help get your opinions and observations in order.


Select a film to watch. For inspiration, check out JBFC Kids: At Home Viewing List. Watch the film!After the film is | more »

Viewing: Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox87 min. 2009. USA. English. Rated PG.

Recommended Age: 7+

Read Common Sense Media to learn more about whether Fantastic Mr. Fox is right for your child.

Streaming:Rent/PurchaseAmazon, YouTube, iTunes


Synopsis:

Up on a hill, in a base of tree, Mr. and Mrs. Fox live a | more »


Viewing: Last Day of Autumn

Last Day of Autumn7 min. 2019. France. No Dialogue. NR

Recommended Age: All

Streaming: Kanopy (Free)


Synopsis:

Forest animals secretly collect abandoned bike parts with the intention of participating in a great race on the Last Day of Autumn.


Why JBFC Kids Curator, Emily Ohara, | more »


Watch NYICFF Shorts Today!

Streaming Kids Festival Shorts Programs!

The New York International Children's Film Festival is doing a special screening of their 2019 shorts programs; Kid Flicks One (ages: 3+) and Kid Flicks Two (ages 8+) streaming May 8th-15th.A real crowd pleaser, these shorts have visited | more »


Make Your Own Silent Movies

Make your very own short silent movie just like Charlie Chaplin! A popular JBFC Kids film exercise with students, you can get all the silent movie elements, film scratches, dialogue filled title cards, and old-timey music, by using the Silent Film Studio App.

Story Prompt: One or | more »


Viewing: The Kid

The Kid53 min. 1921. USA. English. Not Rated.

Recommended Age: 6+

Read Common Sense Media to learn more about whether The Kid is right for your child.

Streaming: Kanopy (Free), Amazon Prime (Free), The Criterion Channel


Synopsis: The Tramp, played by Charlie Chaplin, finds an | more »


Suggested Viewing: Landfill Harmonic

Landfill Harmonic86 min. 2015. Paraguay. Spanish. PG.


Recommended Age: 10+

Streaming: Kanopy (Free), Rent/Purchase: YouTube/Amazon


Synopsis: A documentary focused on the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan musical group made up of children of all ages all who play | more »