In these wondrous shorts, everyone dreams of great things. From a hungry dog to a dreaming spider, the present is not all it was hoped for and the future can only bring more. On to the stars! Or maybe even beyond that? Will we see you at Go Short Arnhem?
Check out the full film program of Family Shorts 4+ below
Swing to the Moon:
The little spider Temi, who lives in the forest, dreams of catching the moon. For that, she will do anything.
3000 BC. A small group of inhabitants of the “Low Countries” fight against the elements and hunger. Their endless inability to organize themselves combines with their impulsiveness and this leads to the construction of the mysterious standing stone buildings of the Netherlands. And the invention of “Hooba.
On the savanna, a group of strange animals are playing a game of hide-and-seek. They look like giraffes, but without necks. Suddenly, Gerda gets a long neck. After the initial shock, the group resumes their game, but Gerda has a hard time hiding. When clouds appear covering Gerda’s neck like a scarf, Gerda loses sight of the group. A real game of hide-and-seek begins….
A school of herring, assuming fantastic formations, roams the vast ocean. When gulls suddenly attack, a small herring is stranded in a tidal pool. As he desperately searches for a way out, he discovers many other sea creatures here. And now there is no time for fear: only by joining forces can they hope to defend themselves against the hungry seagull.
Don’t blow it up:
Two little girls are playing with a ball. But after a little argument, they get angry with each other and take offense. Because of their anger, they blow up like balloons and fly all the way to the clouds. The girls get stuck up there and have no idea how to get down to save their kitten who is stuck in the tree.
Mouse House :
Two mice find a roll of cheese in an abandoned cottage. The ambitious mouse sneaks in and becomes trapped. Greedy, he cannot resist eating the cheese from the inside until he collapses. Outside, his starving friend is attacked by a hungry cat. The greedy mouse is now faced with a choice: save himself or help a friend in need?
Tipping point tells the story of Sustania, a world that in a sense is literally thrown off balance when its inhabitants begin to exploit a previously inaccessible part of their world.
In a post-apocalyptic universe, Bob and his dog Pasha survive in a wasteland. They are hungry, thirsty and tired. When they suddenly see a city in the distance!