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Kids DOK 2017
1 Minute of Nature – Birds of Prey Stefanie Visjager, Katinka Baehr

Lizzy has some very special pets. Alba the striped owl is her favourite among the four birds of prey and occasionally gets to ride on the handlebars of Lizzy’s bicycle.

2016

1 Minute of Nature – Birds of Prey

Animadoc
Netherlands
2016
1 minute
subtitles: 
English

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Stefanie Visjager
Stefanie Visjager, Katinka Baehr
Lotte van Dijck
Kris Kobes
Tjitske Mussche
Tjitske Mussche, Arno Peeters
Lizzy has some very special pets. Alba the striped owl is her favourite among the four birds of prey and occasionally gets to ride on the handlebars of Lizzy’s bicycle.

Lina Dinkla
Kids DOK 2017
1 Minute of Nature – Blackbird Stefanie Visjager, Katinka Baehr

Kasper has taken in a young blackbird and nursed it until it was able to fly.

2016

1 Minute of Nature – Blackbird

Animadoc
Netherlands
2016
1 minute
subtitles: 
English

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Stefanie Visjager
Stefanie Visjager, Katinka Baehr
Lotte van Dijck
Kris Kobes
Bente Hamel
Bente Hamel
Kasper has taken in a young blackbird and nursed it until it was able to fly. He tells us what it’s like to have to say goodbye.

Lina Dinkla
Kids DOK 2017
1 Minute of Nature – Boxing Stefanie Visjager, Katinka Baehr

Geertje knows how to box and occasionally teaches boys who make trouble a lesson.

2016

1 Minute of Nature – Boxing

Animadoc
Netherlands
2016
1 minute
subtitles: 
English

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Stefanie Visjager
Stefanie Visjager, Katinka Baehr
Lotte van Dijck
Kris Kobes
Laura Stek
Laura Stek, Arno Peeters
Geertje knows how to box and occasionally teaches boys who make trouble a lesson. They should learn that girls can be stronger than they are.

Lina Dinkla
Kids DOK 2017
1 Minute of Nature – Squirrel Spot Stefanie Visjager, Katinka Baehr

Victor has discovered that he can watch a squirrel from his window.

2016

1 Minute of Nature – Squirrel Spot

Animadoc
Netherlands
2016
1 minute
subtitles: 
English

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Stefanie Visjager
Stefanie Visjager, Katinka Baehr
Lotte van Dijck
Kris Kobes
Maartje Duin
Maartje Duin, Arno Peeters
Victor has discovered that he can watch a squirrel from his window. It’s quite trusting and he’s thinking about giving it a name.

Lina Dinkla
Kids DOK 2019
199 kleine Helden: Jésùs aus Mexiko Lina Luzyte, Sigrid Klausmann

Eleven-year-old Jésùs lives in Mexico City and has a very special way to school: Every morning he and his little sister row a boat through a network of canals.

199 kleine Helden: Jésùs aus Mexiko

Documentary Film
Germany
2018
10 minutes
subtitles: 
VO_German

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Gerhard Schmidt, Walter Sittler
Lina Luzyte, Sigrid Klausmann
Roland Klausmann
Justyna Feicht
Lina Luzyte
Lina Luzyte
Eleven-year-old Jésùs lives in Mexico City and has a very special way to school: Every morning he and his little sister row a boat through a network of canals. Every day he sees how much the pollution of the water affects nature and people. Jésùs fears that his beautiful home will not exist for much longer.

Marie-Thérèse Antony
Kids DOK 2019
199 kleine Helden: Koolee aus Australien Kaye Harrison

Koolee’s path to school takes her over the dust-dry roads of Australia. Koolee is an Aborigine, but their language is not on the timetable at school.

199 kleine Helden: Koolee aus Australien

Documentary Film
Germany
2018
8 minutes
subtitles: 
VO_German

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Greer Simkin
Kaye Harrison
Archer Darcy
Kaye Harrison
Kaye Harrison
On the other side of the world, Koolee’s path to school takes her over the dust-dry roads of Australia. Koolee is an Aborigine, but their language is not on the timetable at school. That’s why she tries especially hard to learn more about her identity so that her culture won’t get lost. Luckily, there’s still plenty of time to play football!

Marie-Thérèse Antony
Kids DOK 2019
199 kleine Helden: Rania aus Jordanien Gessie George

In this documentary we are introduced to Rania. She looks forward to school every day, because not all the children in her home are allowed to study.

199 kleine Helden: Rania aus Jordanien

Documentary Film
Germany
2018
8 minutes
subtitles: 
VO_German

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Gerhard Schmidt, Walter Sittler
Gessie George
Tobias Müller
Cem Springer
Gessie George
Rami Alquaisi
In this documentary we are introduced to Rania. She looks forward to school every day, because not all the children in her home are allowed to study. She has lived in a huge tent city in Jordan ever since she and her family had to flee Syria before the war. The difficult conditions only reinforce her wish to become an engineer to turn the world into a better place one day.

Marie-Thérèse Antony

A Sea Turtle Story

Animated Film
Canada
2012
8 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Silvia Basmajian, National Film Board of Canada
Kathy Schultz
Zach Kellum & Kurt Firla
Andrew Sneyd
Marcus Matyas
Kathy Shultz
Alex Bullock
A little sea turtle is born amidst dangers lurking everywhere. The film recounts the adventures the turtle must survive in its life.

A Snowy Tale

Animated Film
Switzerland
2011
5 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Jochen Ehmann, Gerd Gockell, Jürgen Haas © HSLU Art & Design
Christian Indermaur
Abram Cortinas
Christian Indermaur
Christian Indermaur
Christian Indermaur
Thomas Gassmann
A little girl and the snowman have exciting adventures in the forest.
Kids DOK 2019
A Tiger with No Stripes Raúl “Robin” Morales Reyes

A tiger without stripes? Can the animal that terrifies the other inhabitants of the jungle be a real tiger at all?

A Tiger with No Stripes

Animated Film
France,
Switzerland
2018
8 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Reginald de Guillebon, Nicolas Burlet
Raúl “Robin” Morales Reyes
Yan Volsy, Pablo Pico
Hervé Guichard
Marc Robinet, Pierre Bouvier, Morten Riisberg Hansen
Raúl “Robin” Morales Reyes
Yan Volsy
A tiger without stripes? Can the animal that terrifies the other inhabitants of the jungle be a real tiger at all? To stop being laughed at the little tiger goes in search of his stripes. He discovers them as shadows on his fur, paints them on with mud, but nothing lasts. How else can he get his stripes?

Marie-Thérèse Antony
Kids DOK 2015
About a Mother Dina Velikovskaya

A mother protects and cares for her sons while they’re little. But even later, when they have already left home, she is always there when her sons need help.

About a Mother

Animated Film
Russia
2015
8 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Lyubov Gajdukova
Dina Velikovskaya
Artyom Fadeyev
Dina Velikovskaya
Dina Velikovskaya
Tatyana Jacyna, Khatuna Tatuashvili, Dina Velikovskaya
Dina Velikovskaya
Artyom Fadeyev
A mother protects and cares for her sons while they’re little. But even later, when they have already left home, she is always there when her sons need help.

Age 2013

Animated Film
Germany
2011
3 minutes

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Medienwerkstatt Leipzig, MedienAKTIV 2011
Jannik, Clara, Elizabeth, Jenni, Michi
Two girls find a machine that makes them older so they can go to the movies and the disco.

Air-Mail

Animated Film
France,
Switzerland
2015
6 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Nicolas Burlet
Isabelle Favez
Mario Batkovic
Fee Liechti
Isabelle Favez
Isabelle Favez
Loïc Burkhart
The boxer and the girl only meet because the cat wanted to eat the gold fish. Will there be a happy ending?
Kids DOK 2018
Am Boden der Tatsachen Monika Tenhündfeld

Can it fly or not? We’re talking about the bumblebee. There’s a persistent rumour that it’s physically impossible to move such a body through the air without help.

Am Boden der Tatsachen

Animated Film
Germany
2017
5 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Christian Zehetmeier
Monika Tenhündfeld
Marius Kirsten
Monika Tenhündfeld
Monika Tenhündfeld
Monika Tenhündfeld
Marcus Sauermann
Luis Schöffend
Can it fly or not? We’re talking about the bumblebee. There’s a persistent rumour that it’s physically impossible to move such a body through the air without help. When the bumblebee learns of these doubts, it starts to think – it hadn’t expected so little confidence. The saving realisation comes just before the crash, so it begins a daring flight upwards.

Kim Busch
Kids DOK 2014
Andrew mit Pauken und Trompeten André Hörmann

Andrew lives with his grandmother in one of the poorer districts of New Orleans, USA. His brass band is his passion; his dream is to become a musician.

Andrew mit Pauken und Trompeten

Documentary Film
Germany
2014
25 minutes
subtitles: 
VO_German

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Heike Kunze, Max Milhahn
André Hörmann
Thomas Bergmann
Vincent Assmann
André Hörmann
Donell McNairy
Andrew lives with his grandmother in one of the poorer districts of New Orleans, USA. His brass band is his passion; his dream is to become a musician. When the city prepares for Mardi Gras, Andrew must give everything, for he wants to be the proud drum major who leads the parade. Will the children accept him?
Kids DOK 2017
Angekommen Susann Hoffmann

Because he feels like a stranger in Germany, Jalal decides to do something about it.

Angekommen

Animated Film
Germany
2017
2 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Susann Hoffmann
Susann Hoffmann
Susann Hoffmann
Because he feels like a stranger in Germany, Jalal decides to do something about it. He gathers all his courage and joins the volunteer fire brigade – successfully!

Lina Dinkla