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More than Shorts: Cortoespaña, a Selection of Short Films for Kids

  • Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain 2801 16th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20009 United States (map)

SPAIN arts & culture is pleased to invite you to the screening of More than Shorts: Cortoespaña, a Selection of Short Films for Kids as part of Kids Euro Festival 2017.

Featured Short Movies:

El Vendedor de Humo (Dir. Jaime Maestro, 2012, animation, 6 mn): A travelling salesman arrives in town, selling extraordinary merchandise for a modest price. 

El Bufón y La Infanta (Dir. Juan Galiñanes, 2007, animation, 9 mn): The Prado museum closes its doors. Everything seems calm in the room dedicated to Velázquez until a character jumps out of one of the paintings.

Academia Especialistas (Dir. Miguel Gallardo, 2016, animation, 8 mn): We all have our abilities.

Mi Papá es Director de Cine (Dir. Germán Roda, 2016, live action, 4 mn): Hello, my name is Alba. I am 4 years old and my father is a movie director.

Leo Creciente (Dir. Rubén Mateo-Romero, 2012, animation, 9 mn): Leo, a young fly that has been left alone in the world finds his only company in an old and bitter professor. 

* Most films do not contain dialogue. All dialogue in films is in Spanish with English subtitles. 

Kids Euro Festival is one of the largest performing arts festivals for children in America, bringing Europe’s most talented children’s entertainers to the DC metro area each fall for two weeks of free performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling, puppetry, dance, magic, and cinema. With programs both for the general public and for school groups, more than 10,000 DC-area children and their families enjoy Kids Euro Festival programs each year.