Children Full of Life | 48min | Japan | 2003
By Kat Candler, 6 mins, USA, 2009
Nine-year old Turtle Thompson thinks his bug loving best friend Maddy is the coolest girl in the whole wide world. If only he had the guts to ask her to the Spring Fling Dance.
Steph Green | 11min | Ireland | 2009
A young African boy with a haunting back story starts school in Ireland, and finds out quickly exactly what it means to be the new kid. Winner of Best Narrative Short at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival and nominated for an Oscar.
A Menina Espantalho / The Scarecrow Girl
By Cássio Pereira dos Santos, Brazil, 12 min, 2008
A girl from a rural farm in Brazil works to convince her father that she should be allowed to go to school and in doing so brings her family closer together.