Relax this holiday weekend and stream FREE family-friendly short films created by kids, for kids, curated by the Boston International Kids Film Festival. Films will be streaming on this web page for a limited time from Wednesday, November 22 through Sunday, November 26. Films for all ages and a roughly one hour in total length.  

The virtual films are now closed.

Please note there is no on-site Play Date this month.  

Film List

Battle Plan – John Banana and Mathilde Michea (5 min) 
A car ride with Mum results in an epiphany for a young girl who must imagine her way to a better future. Her ideas grow and with them the chance to make a real difference. Battle Plan, a musical ode to young activists everywhere. 

Bedwoman – Rojan Emrani (6 min) 
Lorin has a secret in her bed. Will she be able to keep it from her mother? 

Blueberry – Stephanie Glover (5 min) 
A determined, practical boy has a change of heart when his favorite food comes to life. 

Homegrown – Daniela Loeza (6min) 
Shel wants nothing more than to bring some greenery into her drab city-life, but all her plants end up in the compost bin. Feeling horticulturally hopeless, Shel stumbles upon a special seed that seems to grow on its own. Things soon sprout out of control when instead of a simple houseplant, the seed grows into a living, breathing baby radish! Seems Shel has gotten a lot more than she gardened for… 

Oren’s Way – Keika Lee (16 min) 
A clever princess must capture a magical Golden Fox in order to save her kingdom from eternal sadness but on her journey, she conquers obstacles – the last of which reveals a hidden truth about herself. 

The Adventures of Baxter & Clyde – John Michaud (8 min) 
An adventurous boy & a magical duck join forces to avert a crisis of lunar proportions. Set in 1960 in rural Maine and inspired by American animated tv serials of that time. 

The Sound Collector – Float Your Boat – Chris Tichborne (5 min)
When the Sound Collector travels in his boat on the stream, things get a little out of hand – and so does his ukulele playing! 

You Are Not Small – Sherene Strausberg (2 min) 
This short, animated film “You Are Not Small” was created with Lucy Hawking, children’s book author and daughter of scientist Stephen Hawking. This film was inspired by her latest book series, “Princess Olivia Investigates” which helps young minds connect with climate science to understand how they can help save our planet too. Although scientists, activists and charity workers are adults, kids can also work together to do amazing things! 

About BIKFF and the 11th Boston International Kids Film Festival

Created in 2013 by Filmmakers Collaborative, The Boston International Kids Film Festival (BIKFF) highlights the talent of independent filmmakers everywhere while inspiring young people to share their own stories with the world. Filmmakers Collaborative created the BIKFF with a goal of showing kids that making a film can be a powerful way to tell a story, express your emotions, state a point of view, and to have fun! 

 The 11th Boston International Kids Film Festival takes place November 10–12 at the Mosesian Center for the Arts in Watertown, MA. BIKFF is a weekend of workshops and screenings of family-friendly films, both professionally and student-made, hailing from countries that span the globe. For more information & tickets go to 

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