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Shorts for 7+: Program 2

Planetarium Theater 2, Saturday, Feb. 22, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Megadome Theater 1, Sunday, Feb. 23, 3pm – 4pm
Total Runtime: 62 minutes
Schoolhouse Rock: The Preamble 3m, USA
Kids and Constitution A song about the US Constitution, with a focus on its opening statement of principles, the Preamble.
Directors: George Newall, Tom Yohe

Kitten Witch 9m, New Zealand
Magical kitten A young kitten wants to be a witch’s familiar, and must pass a test or she will forever be just a simple cat. Yet the witch sees something in the kitten she does not expect.
Director: James Cunningham

London’s Home 6m35s, USA
Girl's face When a fire destroys the apartment that nine-year-old London and her family have called home for years, everything changes. Where will they stay? London and her family must adapt to the disaster and change their idea of “home.”
Director: Kristen McGregor, Jennifer Treuting

Gunpowder 5m30s, France
Explorer examines globe lt’s teatime, but unfortunately for Phileas, all of his teaboxes are empty. He decides to go get some tea from the source — in China!
Directors: Romane Faure, Nathanael Perron, Léa Detrain, Benoît de Geyer d’Orth, Pei-Hsuan Lin, Anne-Lise Kubiak

Sh’hab 13m, Qatar
Young girl Upon hearing a myth about falling stars, a young girl’s curiosity is sparked. When night falls on Al Wakrah village, she sets out on her father’s boat, with the assistance of her older brother, to chase the fabled comets.
Director: Amal Al-Muftah

Aripi 8m11s, Moldova
Astronaut A child who dreams of the freedom of flight grows up to be an astronaut. In the capsule of his spacecraft, problems cause the ship to lose control, and during the crash the astronaut will once again spread his wings and return to childhood.
Director: Dmitri Voloshin

Baitullah 6m40s, India
Boy and policeman Millions of children are engaged in labor in India, their childhood dreams never realized due to their lack of education. This is the story of just such a child, who survives the maddening metropolis of Mumbai as he waits for someone to notice him.
Director: Jitendra Rai

Florigami 5m36s, Croatia
Flower in dark woods A lonely white flower grows surrounded by other plants, as it struggles every day to survive.
Director: Iva Ćirić

Schoolhouse Rock: Sufferin’ Till Suffrage 4m, USA
Suffragettes A brief history of the women’s suffrage movement presented by a voting-booth superheroine.
Directors: George Newall, Tom Yohe