The Shortest and Littlest Ones

PUBLIC SHOWING at Sunday Fun Day on April 14!



Tales from the POV and experience of youngsters, small animals and the shortest among us. This mix of remarkable yet brief animated works brings together unforgettable stories and unparalleled creativity.

Themes: exploring, new experiences, making big choices, appreciation for life, friendship, family
Length: 53 minutes

Recommended for grades 4-6
Note that the following film features non-English dialogue with subtitles: Le Grand Saut

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A vibrant ode to the peculiar and distinctive sights, sounds and people of Montreal, this young girl's metro journey proves to be quite the wild ride.

Forced to rethink his entire attitude towards life, Mr. Grump learns a lesson for the next one: Karma isn't always a relaxing thought.

This boy isn't your common gardener: he plants water drops and grows clouds. After accidentally injuring the sun, he must find a way to make friends before it’s too late.

A glimpse at the fleeting nature of a strong and impactful connection. This may be the shortest relationship in the world.

Stop-motion animation tells an accelerated story in black, white and red about a money machine, a poor man, and… cat food.

Shimmering clay-on-glass animation combines with personal archives in this documentary to form an intimate, experimental, animated love letter to motherhood, parenting on the spectrum, and little two headed monsters everywhere.

Edgar’s ordinary life is disrupted by a newborn calf he meets on a tourist trip to a slaughterhouse.

Trying to send a signal to your beach crush can only go so far when your annoying little brother is around to cramp your style.

Two kids play in the sandbox while they discuss an unexpected question.

Created from watercolours, fluid acrylic paintings, and digital imagery, this dreamy sojourn features the local fish, birds, and animals traversing the night-time landscape of the Yukon.


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