The third edition CINEMIRA International Children’s Film Festival takes place between October 24-5th, 2020. For a whole weekend, the audience can watch a wide variety of selected short films and animations aimed for children.  This year the festival brings a selection of recent, award-winning European children’s feature films, many among them will be screened for the first time in Hungary.

Tess és én - Életem legfurcsább nyara
Tess és én - Életem legfurcsább nyara

Taboo subjects from the children’s viewpoint

The films selected for competition line-up of CINEMIRA are aimed for the 4-14 audience and contain many important qualities, deal with subject matter that’s important for today’s youth, such as adapting to school life, the questions of friendship, family relationships, gadget-addiction or the environment.

Award-winning children’s feature films  

The Panorama section includes recent and award winning European children’s feature films, among them the 2020 winner of the European Film Academy’s Young Audience Award: My Brother Chases Dinosaurs (d.: Stefano Cipani, 2019).

Critically acclaimed features in this selection include Rocca Changes the World (d.: Katja Benrath, 2019),  My Extraordinary Summer with Tess (d.: teven Wouterlood, 2019),  Spread Your Wings (d.: Nicolas Vanier, 2019)  and Fritzi: A Revolutionary Tale (d.: Matthias Bruhn, Ralf Kukula, 2019).

Az öcsém dinoszauruszokat kerget
Az öcsém dinoszauruszokat kerget

The Awards for the Best Live Action and Animated shorts will be decided by the international jury : Markéta Pášmová (Artistic Director of Zlín Film Festival); Jerzy Moszkovicz (Director of Ale Kino!); Oscar-nominated animation director Geza M. Toth; television host Panna Balazsy; film director Abel Viszky and online journalist Anita Libor.

The ECFA-Award will be presented by the members of The European Children’s Film Association: Felix Vanginderhuysen (General Secretary of ECFA);  Michael Harbauer (Director of SCHLINGEL); Jo-Anne Blouin (Director of FIFEM ).

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8 Hungarian animated short films are competing for the Award for Best Hungarian Children’s Film.  The line-up consist new episodes of popular animated series such as Urban Legends (d.: Kata Glaser), Kippkopp (d.: Szilvia Fabok, Tama Mikori) and Gipsy Tales (d.: Maria Horvath).

The Awards for the Best Live Action and Animated shorts will be decided by the international jury : Markéta Pášmová (Artistic Director of Zlín Film Festival); Jerzy Moszkovicz (Director of Ale Kino!); Oscar-nominated animation director Geza M. Toth; television host Panna Balazsy; film director Abel Viszky and online journalist Anita Libor.

The ECFA-Award will be presented by the members of The European Children’s Film Association: Felix Vanginderhuysen (General Secretary of ECFA);  Michael Harbauer (Director of SCHLINGEL); Jo-Anne Blouin (Director of FIFEM ).