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63 min.

THE CHRISTMAS MARTIAN

Tales for All » Ancestor. On Christmas Eve, a small Québec village is visited by a Martian who blows « joy bubbles ». The kids befriend this funny character.

88 min.

THE DOG WHO STOPPED THE WAR

The story of an epic war game between two gangs of children in which the victor stands to win the magnificent ice castle.

90 min.

THE PEANUT BUTTER SOLUTION

Michael, 11-year-old, investigates a supposedly haunted house. What he sees scares him so badly that he faints and all his hair falls out. The magic recipe to make his hair grow back , “peanut butter”, has astonishing results.

96 min.

BACH AND BROCCOLI

11-year-old orphan Fanny has only one friend in life : Broccoli, a tamed skunk. When she is forced to live with her uncle, a middle-aged bachelor whose only passion is the music of Bach, she brings chaos and ultimately love in his organized but lonely life.

99 min.

THE YOUNG MAGICIAN

12-year-old Peter discovers he can move objects without touching them, but he doesn’t have total control over his magical powers. He learns to concentrate and ultimately uses his special gift to save his entire city from destruction

91 min.

THE GREAT LAND OF SMALL

A land where it doesn’t matter how big you are, just how big you dream. Two children journey with an invisible being Fritz, through the rainbow, to the Great Land of Small, where they meet very strange characters and get into a lot of trouble.

92 min.

TADPOLE AND THE WHALE

12-year-old Daphne has a highly developed sense of hearing. She is an exceptionally sensitive girl who can hear the songs of the whales. Those spectacular undersea animals seem to respond to the sound of her flute. Known as Tadpole, Daphne will do everything to protect her animal friends.

101 min.

TOMMY TRICKER AND THE STAMP TRAVELLER

Young Ralph mistakenly trades away one of his father’s most precious stamps to clever Tommy and a whole series of adventures ensues. Ralph soon finds himself on a delightfully perilous journey aboard a postage stamp heading for Australia with a totally unexpected stopover in China!

96 min.

SUMMER OF THE COLT

Three kids from Buenos Aires spend their summer holiday on their grandpa Federico’s ranch in Argentina. Felipe receives a new puppy and Daniel breaks in his first horse. Laura feels she is no longer a child but not yet a woman. Federico must change his ways to keep the love of his grandkids.

96 min.

BYE BYE RED RIDING HOOD

A modern re-telling of the childhood classic. One day, 12-year-old Fanny, on the way to visit her grandmother and great grandmother has three encounters that will change her life for ever : an apparently kind and gentle wolf, a city boy who arouses new feelings in her and an ornithologist who bears a striking resemblance to the father who long ago abandoned her and her mother.

95 min.

THE CASE OF THE WITCH WHO WASN’T

Two girls befriend a mysterious old lady who is called a « witch » by all the other kids in the village. When the old lady’s jewels and her beloved bay pig are stolen, the girls go on mission to solve the crime and save the old lady from being shut up in a retirement home.

100 min.

VINCENT AND ME

13-year-old Jo studies painting at an art school. A mysterious European buys her drawings which he later sells as authentic Van Gogh material. The only thing to do is for Jo and friends to get to Amsterdam and find the mysterious man. Or better still, go right to the source and speak to Vincent himself in 19th century Arles.

94 min.

REACH FOR THE SKY

10-year-old Corina dreams of becoming a champion gymnast. She is finally accepted by the best school in the country. Butit doesn’t take long before she realizes she has a long and painful way before she becomes the best. Will she find the strength to “reach for the sky”?

90 min.

THE CLEAN MACHINE

12-year-old Charles and Ben set up their cleaning company. When budding filmmaker Maggie joins their team, business starts to boom. But with two “management styles” at the head of THE CLEAN MACHINE, they may not find it so easy to become the wheeler-dealers of their dreams.

95 min.

THE FLYING SNEAKER

11-year-old Alec receives a strange parcel from his dad who is a ship doctor at sea. The parcel is full of magnificent cocoons and, one morning, Alec’s room is filled with butterflies. One of them turns out to be a lovely fairy with magical powers whom can even make a sneaker fly.

97 min.

THE RETURN OF TOMMY TRICKER

Tommy and his friends are out to free Charles, held prisoner on a famous Bluenose stamp for 65 years. But Charles turns out to be a girl, his sister Molly who is rapidly turning into an old woman. To find a cure for her, Tommy takes off in a race against time that leads him and Molly to the exotic and magical South Pacific islands.

87 min.

DANCING ON TE MOON

Madeline is about to live a different Summer : the departure of her sister, the arrival of her eccentric aunt, her friends dancing with boys and Freddy who wouldn’t leave her alone… One warm Summer afternoon finds Madeline and Freddy swimming. Suddenly the waves take them off. Only Madeline will survive…

85 min.

MY LITTLE DEVIL

At a boarding school on the shores of the Indian ocean, 10-year-odl Joseph befriends black Sandu and is later introduced to his impoverished family. Joseph “borrows” bread every day from the school kitchen for his friend until he is caught red-handed. Twenty years later, Sandu offers a piece of bread to Joseph on a chance encounter.

95 min.

THE HIDDEN FORTRESS

Amidst the peaceful beauty of Black Lake, two groups of teens are carrying on an organized “war” …More than a game, it is a real rivalry, a class struggle between the north camping rich team and the south camping modest one.

95 min.

REGINA

For Regina, in Iceland, spending summer holidays doing nothing exciting is unthinkable. If only her mother, a widowed social worker, could meet that someone special, maybe then she could be sent to summer camp?!

85 min.

SUMMER WITH THE GHOSTS

10-year-old Caroline is visiting her father who’s filming in a medieval Austrian castle, when the special effects begin to go awry. Caroline smells sabotage and decides to investigate. She finds the guilty party : the ghosts of five nuns walled up alive in the castle, centuries ago for having danced at night…

102 min.

DANIEL AND THE SUPERDOGS

11-year-old Daniel is a latchkey child who often struggles with a feeling of abandonment after his mother died two years earlier. With the help of his friends, Daniel trains a dog for the next Superdogs competition. Along the way he wins the friendship of a girl of his age and regains attention and affection from his father.

90 min.

A CARGO TO AFRICA

Evacuated because of a civil war, Norbert is stuck in is country of origin, Canada. He plans to stow away on a cargo ship headed for Africa. While trying to get rid of his pet monkey, Norbert meets an annoying kid who will complicate his life before becoming the key to his « eternal happiness » !!!