Film Archive

Kids DOK 2020
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For Real
Maria Claudia Blanco
Mady and Merouane live in the same neighbourhood and spend most of their time together. They are best friends. The stupid talk of the others won’t change this.
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For Real

Pour de vrai
Maria Claudia Blanco
Kids DOK 2020
Documentary Film
France
2020
21 minutes
French
subtitles: 
German

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Maria Claudia Blanco
Antoine Devulder
Juliana Brousse
Ondine Novaresse
Théo Cancelli
Danny Guttridge

Mady and Merouane are two eleven-year-olds who grow up as best friends in the north-east of Paris. They live right next door to each other and that’s more important to them than anything else. And anyway, they feel so at home in their neighbourhood that they can’t think of a more perfect place to practice adulthood. When some other boys turn up, their friendship is briefly put to the test …

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Small Worlds, Big People
Kids DOK 2022
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Franzy’s Soup-Kitchen
Ana Chubinidze
Franzy seasons her dishes with a special pink ingredient. When she searches for new supplies, she reaches a planet full of hungry creatures delighted with her culinary skills.
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Franzy’s Soup-Kitchen

La soupe de Franzy
Ana Chubinidze
Kids DOK 2022
Animated Film
France,
Georgia
2021
9 minutes
without dialogue
subtitles: 
None

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Ana Chubinidze
Reginald de Guillebon
Ana Chubinidze
Sara Sponga
Chaitane Conversat
Lorelei Palies
Sophie Roze
Iulia Voitova
Antoine Rodet
Erekle Gestadze
Zviad Mgebry
Beso Kacharava
George Murgulia
Biko Gogaladze

Franzy is an extraterrestrial cook who lives alone and also feels a little lonely. She loves to season her dishes with a special pink ingredient that makes everything taste extra delicious. But when the spice tin is empty, Franzy must go in search of new supplies. She reaches a planet full of hungry creatures delighted with her culinary skills.

Lina Dinkla
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Witty
Kids DOK 2022
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Home of the Heart
Sarah Saidan
After being attacked with a knife that pierces Omid’s chest it turns out that he doesn’t have a heart at all: an animated comedy about what one leaves behind in one’s home country.
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Home of the Heart

À cœur perdu
Sarah Saidan
Kids DOK 2022
Animated Film
France
2022
14 minutes
French

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Sarah Saidan
Camille Condemi
Daniel Sauvage
Jérôme Barthélemy
Manon Dubois
Pierre Oberkampf
Xavier Thibault
Xavier Siria
Milena Mardos
Adèle Hamain

Omid and his family came to France from Iran a while ago. He is often made to feel that he doesn’t really belong. Even his daughter keeps correcting his French. When he’s attacked, the knife pierces his heart. No, he doesn’t have a heart, as it turns out in the hospital … An animated black comedy about what one leaves behind in one’s home country.

Lina Dinkla
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Witty
Kids DOK 2021
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Louis’ Shoes
Théo Jamin, Kayu Leung, Marion Philippe, Jean-Géraud Blanc
Louis, a boy with autism, introduces himself to his new class and tells them about his peculiarities. But the other children don’t seem to have a problem with it.
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Louis’ Shoes

Les chaussures de Louis
Théo Jamin, Kayu Leung, Marion Philippe, Jean-Géraud Blanc
Kids DOK 2021
Animated Film
France
2020
5 minutes
French
subtitles: 
English

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Théo Jamin
Kayu Leung
Marion Philippe
Jean-Géraud Blanc
Anne Brotot Brotot
François Heiser
Lolita del Pino

Louis, eight years old, has autism and is starting at a new school. He steps in front of the class to introduce himself and his peculiarities, which can occasionally lead to misunderstandings. And anyway, sometimes things are really complicated in Louis’ mind. But it seems that his new class doesn’t have a problem with this at all.

Lina Dinkla
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Small Worlds, Big People
Redistribution and Having a Say
Kids DOK 2021
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Mum Is Pouring Rain
Hugo De Faucompret
Jane has to spend Christmas with her grandmother in the country: how boring! Against all odds, the holidays turn out to be a real adventure.
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Mum Is Pouring Rain

Maman pleut des cordes
Hugo De Faucompret
Kids DOK 2021
Animated Film
France
2021
29 minutes
French
subtitles: 
None

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Hugo De Faucompret
Ivan Zuber
Antoine Lietout
Emmanuèle Pétry-Sirvin
Jean-Baptiste Wery
Emmanuèle Pétry-Sirvin
Canal+
Eva Lusbaronian
Lison d’Andréa
Hugo De Faucompret
Benjamin Massoubre
Pablo Pico

Jane’s mother is going through hard times and informs her that she will have to spend Christmas with her grandmother “Onion” in the country this year. No argument. Jane doesn’t feel like it at all: how boring! Against all odds, the holidays turn out to be a real adventure. Jane meets new friends and begins to open up to others.

Lina Dinkla
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Family Ties
Small Worlds, Big People
Kids DOK 2022
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The Boy and the Elephant
Sonia Gerbeaud
The teacher introduces the new classmate. Yikes, the boy has an elephant’s head! Even though everyone is whispering, one kid begins to play with him. They discover things they have in common.
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The Boy and the Elephant

Le garçon et l’éléphant
Sonia Gerbeaud
Kids DOK 2022
Animated Film
France
2022
7 minutes
French
subtitles: 
English, German (Overvoice)

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Sonia Gerbeaud
Luc Camilli
Tom Chertier
Jon Boutin
Nikita Fraysse
Manu Vidal
Manu Vidal

The teacher introduces the new classmate. Nobody pays attention. But yikes, the boy has an elephant’s head! The whispering starts immediately, pictures are scribbled, nobody wants to sit next to the new kid. Only one of the pupils seems fascinated by the elephant boy. They play together in the schoolyard and discover things they have in common. Will the others’ mockery separate them again?

Lina Dinkla
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Witty