The Elephant Programme for Families

Special Opening Screening

Opening of The Elephant Programme for Families, 5+

Kinodvor, 27.11. at 17h

The Opening Gala with a set of animated shorts for children aged 5 and over to enjoy—as well as everyone who still likes to look at the world through children’s eyes. Followed by a reception at the café.

Short Film Programmes

The Elephant in Competition I (First Timers), 3+

Kinodvor, 2.12. at 10h

A program of six short films in which the main characters embark on exciting adventures travel and overcome their fears and dangers.

Narration in Slovene or no dialogue, with English subtitles

The Elephant in Competition II, 7+

Kinodvor, 2.12. at 11:30

A program of six short films about embracing difference, achieving your wishes, football with a goose and a cat party where everything goes wrong.

in Slovene or no dialogue, with English subtitles

The Elephant in Competition III, 11+

Kinodvor, 2.12. at 13:30

A program of seven short films about creativity, friendship, dealing with different human impulses, emotions and loss, and what it’s like to be a young girl in Iran.

With Slovenian and English subtitles

Best of The Elephant: 20 Years, 8+

Kinodvor,  4.12. at 17h

A selection of the finest animated shorts from this year’s Elephant in Competition, these are Children Jury’s favourites!

With Slovenian and English subtitles

Feature Films

Sirocco and the Kingdom of the Winds, 8+

Kinodvor, 2.12. at 15h

Two intrepid sisters, Juliette (4) and Carmen (8), discover a passage to the extraordinary world of their favorite book, The Kingdom of the Winds. Transformed into cats and separated from each other, the girls will have to be bold and daring to find their way back to each other and, with the help of the singer Selma, to their real world by confronting Sirocco, the master of winds and storms… But is he as terrifying as everyone says?
Winner of the Audience Award in Annecy.

In French with English and Slovenian subtitles

Chicken for Linda!, 8+

Slovenian Cinematheque, 2.12. at 19h
Kinodvor, 3.12. at 11h

Linda is unfairly punished by her mother, Paulette, who will do anything to make it up to her. Even a chicken with peppers when she can’t cook. Linda absolutely wants to have the chicken that her father made that day… But there is a strike, a general strike!
Winner of Annecy’s top prize, the Cristal Award for best feature.

In French with English and Slovenian subtitles

Tony, Shelly and the Magic Light, 7+

Kinodvor, 3.12. at 15h

The puppet film, shot in the stop animation technique, continues the charming tradition of the Czech school of animation, which interweaves gloom with light, and adventure with discreet humor. A film about friendship and imagination, about light and darkness and what it’s like to be different.

Dubbed in Slovenian

The Elephant Marathon

A marathon of all competing films, where the audience will vote for the best film to receive the Elephant Audience Award.

Kinodvor, 2.12. at 10h

10:00 The Elephant in Competition I (First Timers)
11:30 The Elephant in Competition II
13:00 Break: Elephant tea party
13:30 The Elephant in Competition III

The ticket price for the Elephant Marathon is 12 EUR (9 EUR for Kinobalon Klub members). It is also possible to buy a ticket for individual screenings.