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The Endless, Yu Hoi Yan - Full Film

Hong Kong - The protagonist realizes that his school classmates, overwhelmed by the pressure of assignments and unrealistic expectations, are gradually turning into pigs in a slaughterhouse. In the process of trying to escape, he discovers the truth about the cruel world. Can he break the cycle of “results are everything”? (Animated short, 4 minutes) More info at uiff.org Il protagonista realizza che i suoi compagni di classe, sopraffatti dalla pressione di compiti ed aspettative non realistiche, si stanno a poco a poco trasformando in maiali di un mattatoio. Nel tentativo di fuggire scopre la verità sulla crudeltà del mondo. Sarà in grado di spezzare il circolo vizioso per cui “i risultati sono tutto”? (Cortometraggio d’animazione, 4 minuti) Maggiori informazioni: uiff.org

UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival 2019 Q & A w/ Gelila Bekele and Paulo Menezes

Question and answer with filmmakers Sunday, 27 October 2019 Lolo (Short film, 13 minutes, Germany) Paolo Menezes, Co-Director Anbessa (Feature ...

UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival 2019 Q & A w/ Takaomi Ogata and Daniel Kardefelt-Winther

Question and answer with filmmakers - Saturday, 26 October The Hungry Lion (Feature film, 78 minutes, Japan) Takaomi Ogata, Director & Daniel ...

UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival 2019 Q & A w/ Hossein Farrokhzadeh, Amelia Nanni & Ramya Subramanian

Question and answer with filmmakers Friday, 25 October @ Cinema La Compagnia Les Enfants du Rivage (Short film, 20 minutes, Belgium) Amelia Nanni, ...

Olayinka Olusola Omigbodun discusses the changing tides of #MentalHealth at #LeadingMinds 2019

"I believe change has come. I believe there's a revolution..." WATCH University of Ibadan's Olayinka Olusola Omigbodun discuss the changing tides of ...

Keynote Speaker at Leading Minds 2019 - Dr Vikram Patel

Dr. Vikram Patel gave the keynote address on global mental health for children and adolescents at the Leading Minds 2019 conference at UNICEF Innocenti in ...

Emanuela Del Re Leading Minds Mental Health Address 2019

Italian vice-minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Claudia Del Re Leading Minds Mental Health Address 2019.

Sophia Lesiapadei - Video Message to the UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival

Sophia is a proud Samburu girl who strives for greatness. Her hobbies are reading novels, watching documentaries and traveling to various places. She plans to ...

Minor's Hope, Mohamed Kenawi, - Full Film

Italy - Four years after landing in Italy, three asylum-seeking youths struggle to transition to secure adulthoods. We follow the daily routine of the supervisor of ...

Everything's Fine, Ellie Boll and Katy Daft - Full Film

UK - Clever animation, cheeky sarcasm, hip hop beats and bright colours come together to explain the science of the adolescent brain. (Animated short, 2 ...

Cometa en orbita, Naya Kuu - Full Film

Colombia - Jonathan, a Colombian asylum-seeking teen, describes his world in poetic terms, yet he is illiterate and struggling to obtain an education.

The Other Half, Lalith Rathnayake - Trailer

In a rural village in Sri Lanka, the family well becomes poisoned by agricultural chemicals. This subsequently leads to the untimely death of Ruwansiri's father ...

Bellatrix, Lucas Costanzi - Trailer

Bellatrix. A journey to the origin of gender representation Bellatrix is the name of a star of the Orion constellation and means Warrior. Laura (Elisa Heidrich) ...

Papyrus, Catarina Cardona, Rita Marques and Luana Ramos - Clip

Papyrus, a small paper boy, lives tormented at the hands of his caregiver. (Animation, 0:19 minutes)

The Hungry Lion, Takaomi Ogata - Clip 3/3

Japan - Hitomi's perfect life begins to unravel when her teacher is arrested due to a viral video of his inappropriate encounter with a minor. It is rumoured that ...

The Hungry Lion, Takaomi Ogata - Clip 1/3

Japan - Hitomi's perfect life begins to unravel when her teacher is arrested due to a viral video of his inappropriate encounter with a minor. It is rumoured that ...

Hide and Seek, Venera Kairzhanova - Trailer

Two little girls live in their children's world full of bright colors. But adults are invading this world. The adult world is full of problems. This makes them think of this ...

Playful Lines, Angel Hurtado - Clip

Imagination is ultimately the most pristine source of creation that exists. Images created during childhood carry an immense visual power that's often overlooked.

Rise from the Tide, Yang Liu, Xu Mingsheng - Trailer

China - Left in the village by parents who left home to find work, a young girl dreams of becoming a dancer and escaping rural village life. Her grandfather forces ...

Lane 4/Raia 4, Emiliano Cunha - Trailer

Brazil - Amanda, an introverted 12-year-old competitive swimmer, finds safety in her own world: underwater. Lacking attention from her parents, she spends most ...

Buddha in Africa, Nicole Schafer - Clip 3/3

Malawi - Enock Alu, a Malawian teenager, is growing up in a Chinese-run, Buddhist boarding school. Once a star performer with dreams of becoming a martial ...

Buddha in Africa, Nicole Schafer - Clip 1/3

Malawi - Enock Alu, a Malawian teenager, is growing up in a Chinese-run, Buddhist boarding school. Once a star performer with dreams of becoming a martial ...

Anbessa, Mo Scarpelli - Clip 4/5

Ethiopia - A remarkable young boy living his life unfazed by the fact that he and his mother have been displaced from their land to make way for a massive ...

Anbessa, Mo Scarpelli - Clip 2/5

Ethiopia - A remarkable young boy living his life unfazed by the fact that he and his mother have been displaced from their land to make way for a massive ...

UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival 2019 Q & A w/ Yang Liu, Xu Mingsheng and Mohammed Atia

Question and answer with filmmakers Sunday, 27 October 2019 Rise from the Tide (Short film, 40 minutes, China) Yang Liu, Xu Mingsheng, Directors Happy ...

UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival 2019 Q & A w/ Inkar Karim, Dias Abdurahim and Neo Monyamane

Question and answer with filmmakers Saturday, 26 October 2019 Tango (Kazakistan, 20 minutes) Inkar Karim, Director Dias Abdurahim, Director of Photography ...

Watch UNICEF Innocenti #GoBlue for World Children's Day 2019

For #WorldChildrensDay went blue to celebrate our triple anniversary year: 600 years at Instituto degli Innocenti 30 years of our Office of Research 30 ...

Miranda Wolpert at Leading Minds 2019

Miranda Wolpert from the Wellcome Trust speaks at Leading Minds 2019.

Executive Director Henrietta Fore and Dr. Vikram Patel @ Leading Minds 2019, Florence

Why now? Why here? Why mental health? UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore and Dr. Vikram Patel, Professor at Harvard School of medicine and ...

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Leading Minds Mental Health Address 2019

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization delivers opening remarks for the inaugural Leading Minds Conference for ...

Highlights: UNICEF Innocenti Film Festival 2019

Watch highlights from UNICEF Innocenti's inaugural film festival held October 25-27 in Florence, Italy. And visit uiff.org for more information on the festival ...

Tahanan, Demetrio Celestino III - Clip

One day a young turtle discovers his shell is broken into two halves. After moments of sobbing and confusion, he realizes that his tears only flow from his left eye ...

Our Reality is Happy, Aniyah Faisal - Full Film

Pakistan - Two young domestic servants in Pakistan explain why they are so happy even though their work hardly affords them enough time to sleep or eat.

The Mattress, Neo Monyamane - Full Film

South Africa - Three township youths steal a used mattress but have conflicting plans on how to use it. The glue addict is desperate for a place to sleep, while the ...

The Endless, Yu Hoi Yan - Full Film

Hong Kong - The protagonist realizes that his school classmates, overwhelmed by the pressure of assignments and unrealistic expectations, are gradually ...

The Potion, Gabriela MartĂ­nez Garza - Trailer

A group of animals from the Catazajá lagoon will face the threat of pollution and will have to use their intelligence and solidarity to protect their environment.

Banda, Laura Cardona - Trailer

Mexico - Santa Catarina Minas, Oaxaca, is a town that has been affected by poverty and migration. However, the creation of its first library, an emergent mezcal ...

Little Maid, Katya AragĂŁo - Full Film

São Tomé and Príncipe - Teenager Tonya leaves her loving family and leaves town to live with her auntie in the city and gain an education. However, once there ...

The Hungry Lion, Takaomi Ogata - Clip 2/3

Japan - Hitomi's perfect life begins to unravel when her teacher is arrested due to a viral video of his inappropriate encounter with a minor. It is rumoured that ...

Magical Forest, Archana Chandrashekar - Clip

Experiencing the enchanting life in the forests of Central India through the eyes of children and then there's the stark reality of the rampant forest fires in the ...

Pilas, Lorena Cervera - Clip

Colombia - In Chia, a group of girls who are part of a young orchestra rehearse for their next concert. Intrigued by what lies behind their aspirations, the director ...

While I keep on Dreaming, Giorgos Chatzellis - Clip

The story follows a young girl, who is reading a fairy tale about a fox that appears in front of her when she falls asleep and drags her to the book's imaginary ...

Metastasises, Felix Kalaivanan - Clip

Austria - Paul is 8 years old and his mother is seriously ill. Nobody tells him what is happening, but he knows for sure. In the forest, he has built his own ...

Kresala, June Laka - Trailer

Spain - 11-year-old Txiki spends hours listening to his grandfather's mysterious stories of the seafaring life. Txiki decides to head for adventure and discover the ...

Buddha in Africa, Nicole Schafer - Clip 2/3

Malawi - Enock Alu, a Malawian teenager, is growing up in a Chinese-run, Buddhist boarding school. Once a star performer with dreams of becoming a martial ...

Anbessa, Mo Scarpelli - Clip 5/5

Ethiopia - A remarkable young boy living his life unfazed by the fact that he and his mother have been displaced from their land to make way for a massive ...

Anbessa, Mo Scarpelli - Clip 3/5

Ethiopia - A remarkable young boy living his life unfazed by the fact that he and his mother have been displaced from their land to make way for a massive ...

Anbessa, Mo Scarpelli - Clip 1/5

Ethiopia - A remarkable young boy living his life unfazed by the fact that he and his mother have been displaced from their land to make way for a massive ...

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