Huge number of NL youth films at CICFF
October 23 2014
The Chicago International Children's Film Festival (CICFF) has
selected a record-breaking 14 films from the Netherlands for its
upcoming edition. The CICFF is the largest film festival for children in
North America, presenting 290 films from 39 countries this year.
Four Dutch feature films will be screened at Chicago: Frans Weisz's Finn, which is on a winning streak receiving awards at film festivals wordwide, Mister Twister Goes Camping by Barbara Bredero, the animated feature Pim and Pom: the Big Adventure by Gioia Smid and Secrets of War by Dennis Bots which had its international premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Furthermore a large selection of Dutch shorts are included in the programme, among which Anything Goes by Steven Wouterlood and two animated shorts by Mascha Halberstad: Goodbye Mister de Vries and Munya in Me. Short documentaries that will be presented are: Bente's Voice by Marijn Frank, Hear This! by Soulaima el Khaldi, Jamey's Fight by Denise Janzée, Language is not Really My Thing by Xander de Boer, Louis the ferris Wheel Kid by Tara Falaux, Merlijn and the Red Apple by Susan Koenen and Youssef, Please Say No by Marjolijn Heijnen.
The 31st edition of the Chicago International Children's Film Festival takes place October 24 to November 2.
For more information:
Chicago International Children's Film Festival: www.facet.org/kids