Bonjour Animateka! The Elephant in France: TV Specials, 8+

Length: 94′

Let us put aside the »cliché« TV heroes who tirelessly, episode after episode, fight the same villains. French TV shows have now opened the way for unique narratives and unexpected heroes that will face intimate yet universal issues, from everyday stories to extraordinary adventures.

The programme has been curated and will be introduced by Clémence Bragard.

Smešne ptice / Drôles d’oiseaux / Funny Birds

Directed by: Charlie Belin
Short synopsis:

Ellie, 10, is fascinated by nature and birds and spends her time reading about them. One day, she goes a few miles from school to return a borrowed ornithology book, on an island full of birds...

Mama lije kot iz škafa / Maman pleut des cordes / Mum Is Pouring Rain

Directed by: Hugo de Faucompret
Short synopsis:

Jane is looking forward to spending Christmas with her Mom who is going through a little depression, but she is sent unknowingly to her Grandma’s instead. The holidays turn out to be quite an adventure as Jane meets new friends: Cloclo, the gigantic hobo who lives in the forest, and Sonia and Leon, two local kids. As she learns to open herself to others, Jane will inspire in her mother the necessary strength to get back on her feet.

Vanille

Directed by: Guillaume Lorin
Short synopsis:

Vanille, a young Parisian girl recently arrived in Guadeloupe, dives in an adventure tinged with mystery, meeting picturesque characters and a magic flower. These are holidays that promise to be rich in twists and turns!

Bonjour Animateka! The Elephant in France: TV Specials, 8+

Length: 94′

Let us put aside the »cliché« TV heroes who tirelessly, episode after episode, fight the same villains. French TV shows have now opened the way for unique narratives and unexpected heroes that will face intimate yet universal issues, from everyday stories to extraordinary adventures.

The programme has been curated and will be introduced by Clémence Bragard.

Short synopsis:

Ellie, 10, is fascinated by nature and birds and spends her time reading about them. One day, she goes a few miles from school to return a borrowed ornithology book, on an island full of birds...

Short synopsis:

Jane is looking forward to spending Christmas with her Mom who is going through a little depression, but she is sent unknowingly to her Grandma’s instead. The holidays turn out to be quite an adventure as Jane meets new friends: Cloclo, the gigantic hobo who lives in the forest, and Sonia and Leon, two local kids. As she learns to open herself to others, Jane will inspire in her mother the necessary strength to get back on her feet.

Vanille

Directed by: Guillaume Lorin
Short synopsis:

Vanille, a young Parisian girl recently arrived in Guadeloupe, dives in an adventure tinged with mystery, meeting picturesque characters and a magic flower. These are holidays that promise to be rich in twists and turns!