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Push.jpeg
Sum of Its Parts.jpeg
The Hole.jpeg
Two Balloons.jpeg
Big Questions.jpeg
Arthur & the Seagull.jpeg
Asteroid Season.jpeg
Extendable Arms.jpeg
Enkata.jpeg
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Orange o Despair.jpeg
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17th San Diego 

International 

Children’s 

Film Festival 

Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021

Comic-Con International: Special Edition

Room 26AB

Free admission to screenings for registered

Comic-Con badge holders

Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 

10:00 am–4:00 pm

San Diego Central Library

330 Park Ave. Downtown San Diego

Free admission for all

 

Sunday, Nov. 28 2021

Comic-Con International: Special Edition

San Diego Convention Center

Room 26AB

11 AM - 12 PM

Program #1

My Friend Rocky

Karsen Gromm

A playground is for making new friends … of all shapes and sizes. (A) (USA)

Blanket

Marina Moshkova

A grumpy polar bear receives an unexpected visitor. (A) (Russia)

Things You Can Do with Extendable Arms

Luca Paulli

Bet you never thought of most of these. (A) (United Kingdom)

Teddy Bear Rescue

Louis Bodart

Racing into a dream to set free a true companion. (A) (Canada)

Robot Farmer

Ian Brauner

Robot Farmer wants his plants to grow big and tall. Stand back!

(A) (USA)

12 PM - 1 PM

Program #2

The Home Office

Dani Bowman

An animation studio run by cartoon characters? This might just work!

Odd Dog

Keika Lee

Is that a dog or a cat? Yes, maybe. (A) (USA)

Push

Trilina Mai

A grandfather and grandson’s life journey. It starts with forward motion.

(A) (USA)

 

Asteroid Season

Earthstar Smith

In a lonesome frozen land, a feisty hermit lives a charmed life. A companion

soon joins her. (A) (Canada)

Dream Catcher

Avery Rouda

Inside the magical world of a dreamcatcher, reminding us to follow our story.

(A) (USA)

Enkata

Max Hendrickson

A young rose man tries to find his feet in a surreal landscape. (A) (Ireland)

1 PM - 2 PM

Program #3

Preheated

Luke Snedecor/Sarah Heinz

A boy's plan to bake a birthday cake goes awry when his scientist

father's latest experiment gets added to the mix. (A) (USA)

The Hole

Will Kim

A mother bird with a big hole in her heart, on a journey of searching for

her baby son. (A) (USA)

Sugarbug

Sage Drake
Who’s waiting at home? Spoiler alert: Someone special. (L) (USA)

Tyler Nix, Monster Child

Amy Neswald

Two monster children meet. The what’s-next is the best part. (A) (USA)

The Bird & the Whale

Carol Freeman

A young whale and a caged songbird navigate stormy seas. (A) (Ireland)

 

Two Balloons

Mark Smith

Two adventurous lemurs navigate their dirigibles halfway around

the world to a place of happenstance and fate. (A) (USA)

2 PM - 3 PM

Program #4

Fresh Air

Lucas Santos

A space alien boy wants to go outside and play. Technology has

other plans. (A) (USA)

Sum of Its Parts

Alisa Stern

Mysterious forest creatures move to the beat of the music. (A) (USA)

Un Idea

Juan Paulin

All sorts of things can happen in pursuit of an idea. (A) (Mexico)

Angel’s Trumpet

Martinus Klemet

The long-billed hummingbird has a plan in this visual treat. (A) (Estonia)

The Big Questions in Life

Ingrid Hübscher

A little girl grows bored waiting for her mother at a cafe. (L) (Germany)

Biff & Me

Nicola Rose

A comedy about growing up, being who you are, the power of friendship,

and burping. (L) (USA)

 

The Statue

Becca Wolff/Natalie Newman

Hassan has just moved to the US from Egypt and is a shy little guy.

The second-grade play offers an opportunity. (L) (USA)

3 PM - 4 PM

Program #5

5 Minutes Peace

Sahra Bhimji

A short break is all a mother needs. Those are hard to schedule. (L) (USA)

Driver’s Ed

Dana Koops/Samuel Parker

A new driver finds it’s not as easy as she thought. (L) (USA)

Framed!

Aya Kneitner

Two children are mistaken for art thieves. Run! (A) (USA)

4 PM - 5 PM

Program #6

Arthur & the Seagull

Luca Di Cecca
Man & Seagull have two different views of good photography. (A) (Italy)

 

Mt. Sundae

Katharine Kow

A girl needs ice cream from a mountain guarded by a yeti. (A) (USA)

 

Gallery Experience

Jinghan Tian

A visit with dad to a museum conjures some magic. (A) (US/China)

 

Is This Real?

Stefano Cassini/Caspar Leopold

In a vast desert land, a small creature journeys to find form and meaning

in a big and lonely world. (A) (Kenya)

Orange O Despair

John Banana

A hopeful young orange can’t help but dream that life is sweeter

outside of the fruit stand. (A) (France)

 

Captain Fish

John Banana

What happens when a little girl decides to save the food she refuses to eat?

(A) (France)

 

Luz

John Banana

The key to Cloudia's happiness may be right under her nose. (A) (France)

 

Saturday, Dec. 4

San Diego Central Library - Downtown

Free Admission

 

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Program #1

My Friend Rocky

Karsen Gromm

A playground is for making new friends … of all shapes and sizes. (A) (USA)

 

Blanket

Marina Moshkova

A grumpy polar bear receives an unexpected visitor. (A) (Russia)

Things You Can Do with Extendable Arms

Luca Paulli

Bet you never thought of most of these. (A) (United Kingdom)

Teddy Bear Rescue

Louis Bodart

Racing into a dream to set free a true companion. (A) (Canada)

Robot Farmer

Ian Brauner

Robot Farmer wants his plants to grow big and tall. Stand back!

(A) (USA)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Program #2

The Home Office

Dani Bowman

An animation studio run by cartoon characters? This might just work!

(A) (USA)

 

Odd Dog

Keika Lee

Is that a dog or a cat? Yes, maybe. (A) (USA)

 

Push

Trilina Mai

A grandfather and grandson’s life journey. It starts with forward motion.

(A) (USA)

 

Asteroid Season

Earthstar Smith

In a lonesome frozen land, a feisty hermit lives a charmed life. A companion

soon joins her. (A) (Canada)

Dream Catcher

Avery Rouda

Inside the magical world of a dreamcatcher, reminding us to follow our story.

(A) (USA)

Enkata

Max Hendrickson

A young rose man tries to find his feet in a surreal landscape. (A) (Ireland)

 

 

 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Program #3

 

Preheated

Luke Snedecor/Sarah Heinz

A boy's plan to bake a birthday cake goes awry when his scientist

father's latest experiment gets added to the mix. (A) (USA)

 

The Hole

Will Kim

A mother bird with a big hole in her heart, on a journey of searching for

her baby son. (A) (USA)

 

Sugarbug

Sage Drake
Who’s waiting at home? Spoiler alert: Someone special. (L) (USA)

 

Tyler Nix, Monster Child

Amy Neswald

Two monster children meet. The what’s-next is the best part. (A) (USA)

 

The Bird & the Whale

Carol Freeman

A young whale and a caged songbird navigate stormy seas. (A) (Ireland)

 

Two Balloons

Mark Smith

Two adventurous lemurs navigate their dirigibles halfway around

the world to a place of happenstance and fate. (A) (USA)

 

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Program #4

 

Fresh Air

Lucas Santos

A space alien boy wants to go outside and play. Technology has

other plans. (A) (USA)

 

Sum of Its Parts

Alisa Stern

Mysterious forest creatures move to the beat of the music. (A) (USA)

 

Un Idea

Juan Paulin

All sorts of things can happen in pursuit of an idea. (A) (Mexico)

 

Angel’s Trumpet

Martinus Klemet

The long-billed hummingbird has a plan in this visual treat. (A) (Estonia)

 

The Big Questions in Life

Ingrid Hübscher

A little girl grows bored waiting for her mother at a cafe. (L) (Germany)

 

Biff & Me

Nicola Rose

A comedy about growing up, being who you are, the power of friendship,

and burping. (L) (USA)

 

The Statue

Becca Wolff/Natalie Newman

Hassan has just moved to the US from Egypt and is a shy little guy.

The second-grade play offers an opportunity. (L) (USA)

 

 

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Program #5

 

 

5 Minutes Peace

Sahra Bhimji

A short break is all a mother needs. Those are hard to schedule. (L) (USA)

 

Driver’s Ed

Dana Koops/Samuel Parker

A new driver finds it’s not as easy as she thought. (L) (USA)

 

Framed!

Aya Kneitner

Two children are mistaken for art thieves. Run! (A) (USA)

 

 

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Program #6

 

Arthur & the Seagull

Luca Di Cecca
Man & Seagull have two different views of good photography. (A) (Italy)

 

Mt. Sundae

Katharine Kow

A girl needs ice cream from a mountain guarded by a yeti. (A) (USA)

 

Gallery Experience

Jinghan Tian

A visit with dad to a museum conjures some magic. (A) (US/China)

 

Is This Real?

Stefano Cassini/Caspar Leopold

In a vast desert land, a small creature journeys to find form and meaning

in a big and lonely world. (A) (Kenya)

 

Orange O Despair

John Banana

A hopeful young orange can’t help but dream that life is sweeter

outside of the fruit stand. (A) (France)

 

Captain Fish

John Banana

What happens when a little girl decides to save the food she refuses to eat?

(A) (France)

 

Luz

John Banana

The key to Cloudia's happiness may be right under her nose. (A) (France)

Mt. Sundae.jpeg
Angel's Trumpet.jpeg
Teddy Bear Rescue.jpeg
The Statue.jpg
Una Idea.jpeg
Captain Fish.jpeg
5 Minutes Peace.jpeg
Fresh Air.jpeg
Blanket.jpg
Gallery Experience.jpeg
Is This Real.jpeg
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Driver's Ed.jpeg
Preheated.jpeg