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FlickerKids Shorts – 2024

A delightfully entertaining programme of shorts that will appeal to the kid in everyone.
(suitable for 4-12 years & families)

Screening: Sat 27 Jan, 1.30pm | Runtime: 75 mins | Classification: PG

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  • Mr Chicken Goes To Mars

    Mr Chicken goes to Mars. It’s a big day.

  • On the 8th Day

    It took 7 days to create the world, it only took one to disrupt its balance.

  • The Chameleon

    A Chameleon tries to protect himself against approaching danger with his camouflage but is forced to flee away. This only gets him into more dangerous situations.

  • Swing To The Moon

    Living in the forest, little spider Temi dreams of catching the Moon. For that, she will do anything.Living in the forest, little spider Temi dreams of catching the Moon. For that, she will do anything.

  • Raising Thunder

    A young girl discovers a magical cloud that may hold the key to mending her father’s broken heart.

  • Atomic Chicken

    A chicken coop set up at the foot of a nuclear power plant sees its daily life turned upside down by a series of comic, cartoon-style mutations.

  • Seed Squad

    Seed Squad are planting the Great Green Corridor through the cosmos. A routine mission takes an unexpected turn and Starra, Sage, Saturn, and Sprout need to investigate. Together with Gromo, their ever-malfunctioning growbot, the Squad discovers the value of cooperation and the importance of keeping an open mind.

  • Little Fan

    An unexpected encounter will grow into a meaningful friendship.

  • Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

    When 6 year old Wilfrid finds out that his 96 year old best friend Nancy has lost her memory, he sets out to see if he can get it back. A live-action adaptation of the classic children’s book by Mem Fox and illustrated by Julie Vivas, ‘Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge’ is a heartwarming story about memory loss and intergenerational connection, featuring celebrated actors Benita Collings (Play School) and Bruce Spence (Mad Max, Star Wars).
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  • Somni

    The sun sets and the eyes are closing. Rocking from one green leaf to the next, the little monkey glides gently to sleep. But what happens next? Suddenly the world of dreams gets darker, more colorful, and wild. Mysterious plants, creatures and shapes line the trajectory through the night. Somni is a cinematic lullaby.

  • The Dog Ate My Homework

    ‘The Dog Ate My Homework’ is a charming stop-motion short that sends you surfing through the digital whirlpool of the internet. When a charismatic canine gatecrashes 12-year-old Charlie’s screen, it’s a laugh-out-loud reminder of the power of focus. As the lines blur between online adventures and offline duties, it’s a colorful call to not forget life beyond the screen.

  • Riddle Me This

    Riddle Me This is a mesmerizing animated journey chronicling how a group of children use their powers of critical thinking and imagination to solve an intriguing mystery riddle. Learning never looked this good! Made with the support of NZ On Air.