High Above the Sky

A short animated film by Kim Noce and Shaun Clark

Are you Lisbon ? Join us at “Movies in the Garden”

Are you in Lisboa on the 12-13 October, High above the Sky will be screened as a showcase fro the new Play Fest running in 2014

Movies in the garden are short sessions of films followed by a conversation. After watching two short movies children are invited to question what they saw. These events were created to be outside the auditorium or cinema-theater, in a tent, in a garden surrounding, with a selection of carefully selected short films.

Screen Shot 2013-09-27 at 11.21.35

Movies in the Garden
WHERE: Jardim da Estrela in Lisbon
WHEN: 12 and 13 October 2013
AGES: 1 to 13 years
DURATION: 15 minuos each session

The 1st edition of PLAY – Lisbon’s International Kids Film Festival will be from the 1st – 9th of February, 2014 at the Cinema São Jorge, Lisbon. This 1st edition already has the support of the Municipality of Lisbon, and EGEAC.

Each day of the festival will be organized around four screenings. During the week, the audience will be essentially the school network, and on weekends, young people and children accompanied by their families. There will be discussion sessions, stimulating critical perspective of these new viewers as well as the participation of creators, encouraging dialogue with the young audience, along with workshops for unique experiences.

Throughout the year, the festival will extend to other parts of the country, through specific actions, traveling to regions where cultural programs are scarce.
The relevance of this project relies on the assumption of the cinema experience as an openness to the world, taking the youngest to contact with the Other and experience other realities, so the Festival will be an area of ​​fruitful dialogue between Portuguese and international initiatives in the field of cinema.

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