Short Line

Friday / 28.09.2018 / 11:00 / Biblioteca Municipal Almeida Garrett / BEAST KIDS - Short Line

BEAST KIDS is a special program presenting a diverse selection for our young public. Children and teenagers will discover latest Eastern European productions and will discover a whole new world.

Between 26 and 30th of September 2018, BEAST KIDS becomes a focus point for youngsters, filled with activities and fun offered by the festival and its partners.

Most events are held at Biblioteca Almeida Garrett, inside the Crystal Palace Garden of Porto. We invite you to check the schedule for details about the films and activities.


Abstract Painting

Tatiana Skorlupkina | Russia | 2016 | Animation | 6’44’’ | Sub. PT/EN
  1. Different animals try to describe a painting, but they all see different things!
  2. The film features a narrator who appears to be reading a story for children. However, his habit of sipping ‘tea’ during his performance, coupled with his absurd asides, allow for different perceptions.

Star Taxi

Juraj Krumpolec | Slovakia | 2015 | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Action | 14’30’’ | Sub. PT/EN

Adventures of a little boy Hugo and a taxi driver Peppino on their journey through dangerous universe. One meter faster than light they flee from the furious monsters of Aldebaran. Animated short for children based on the original story by famous author of children’s books Gianni Rodar

Night Walks

Lizete Upīte | Latvia | 2018 | Family, Drama, Fantasy | 5’50’’ | Sub. PT/EN

Tonight, Anna and her dad have decided to walk home through the forest. Anna takes a torch and dad lights it up for her. The silent forest is as enchanting, as it is scary and the bright flame as protective as it is blinding.

Pigtail and Mr. Sleeplessness

Edmunds Jansons | Latvia | 2017 | Family | 25’ | Sub. PT/EN

To win back her parents’ attention, a six-year-old girl nicknamed Pigtail and her imaginary friend Mr. Sleeplessness come up with a clever plan to send her Baby Brother and Grandma to the Moon.

Red Apple

Ana Horvat | Croatia | 2018 | Family | 8’3’’ | Sub. PT/EN

Adopted girl is telling us a story about how families come to be. But sometimes that can be different – as she tells us in a story about her own, special family. After getting married, her parents can’t conceive a child. They come to a conclusion that their child is already born, and they have to look for it.

Rebellious Essence

Ana Čigon | Slovenia | 2017 | Animation | 4’59’’ | Sub. PT/EN

A cat walks into the Office of the Ministry for Cat Affairs and requests for a passport. All goes pretty well until the female and male cat clerks demand to know the cat’s sex.

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