Sprouts (Gr 1-6 Favourites) (2019)

2019 Festival

Sat, May 11 @ 12:30 PM - GPLT

Chosen by popular vote from the Grade 1-6 students in our school program, this package will contain a surprise mix of entertaining and engaging films for the whole family.

Films in this package

Two adventurous lemurs navigate their dirigibles halfway around the world to a place where a storm threatens to disrupt their reunion. Won Best Short Film at the 2019 Montreal International Children’s Film Festival among other awards.

A macho toy arcade prize is quick to judge a young girl who wants to win him, and goes on a life-changing journey in an attempt to stop her from winning enough tickets to take him home. Won Award of Excellence for Best Animation at the 2018 IndieFEST among other awards. Won Award of Excellence…

While others ignore the young girl who spends her lunch time digging for pebbles in the school sandpit, Alex sees her differently. Won Recognition Award for Outstanding Storytelling at the 2018 Adelaide International Youth Film Festival.

A fearless young girl tries diving while a talented diver keeps stealing the spotlight. Won the Grphon Award 6+ at the 2018 Giffoni Film Festival among other awards.

A dog lives happily with his master, a shepherd who shears wool to make clouds from which the rain falls. But one day, the shepherd doesn’t leave his bed, the clouds don’t form, and it doesn’t rain. Drought comes to the valley and the dog must find a way to bring back the rain.

A young girl dreams of becoming an astronaut. From the day she witnesses a rocket launching into space on TV, she is inspired to reach for the stars with the support of her humble father. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Animation among other awards.

Bored while stopped at a red light, a boy and a girl in separate cars start playing Rock Paper Scissors. Realizing their new friendship will end as soon as the light turns green, they try everything possible to exchange phone numbers before it does.

A friendship develops between two children, one in 1918, the other in 2018, who discover that they can magically communicate across time through messages in a bottle. Won Youth Audience Choice at the 2019 Reel Shorts Film Festival.