New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF) kicks off its 13th season, tickets on sale NOW!!

                     New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF)
Tickets are on sale NOW!
Feb 1, 2010 –

The critically acclaimed New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF) kicks off its 13th season Feb 26-March 21, 2010 at six New York locations, with ground-breaking, fun-filled and thought-provoking new works and special events for ages 3-18.
The festival includes 100 new films from around the world with: opening gala, major feature film premieres,special filmmaker presentations, NYICFF’s award-winning short films programs, children’s film production workshops, a celebrity benefit event, a 50-year French animation retrospective, audience voting, and the NYICFF Awards Ceremony. 


Opening Night Premiere– NYICFF 2010 opens with the US premiere of Summer Wars, the scintillating new feature from rising Japanese anime star Mamoru Hosoda. The event takes place Friday, Feb 26 at 6:00pm, at the Director’s Guild of America Theater, and includes a Q&A with director Mamoru Hosada and a catered reception 
US Premieres Include:

Mai Mai Miracle – 

Sumptuously animated film about friendship and the passing of
childhood evokes a happy/sad nostalgia for the endless days of summer and is a sensitive portrayal of a young girl at the transition between childhood and adult. 

Oblivion Island –

Exquisitely detailed 2D backgrounds combine with modern 3D character designs in a dazzling animated adventure that plays like Alice’s fall through the rabbit hole into a world of topsy-turvy, anime dream-logic.
and much more.
To download PDF of NYICFF 2010 schedule:


To see full schedule and purchase tickets go to: or 212-349-0330.
Stay tuned for more coverage on NYICFF from SBR.

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