Recommended for kids ages seven and up and their adult companions

Education Center, Mezzanine, Theater 3
*If You Fall*. 2017. Canada/India. Directed by Tisha Deb Pillai. Courtesy of the filmmaker

If You Fall. 2017. Canada/India. Tisha Deb Pillai. Some dialogue in Hindi, with subtitles. 6 min.

Eight-year-old Lila takes on the daunting task of learning how to cycle, as she faces an unfamiliar parental role-reversal at home.

Mateo and the Cinema. 2014. Mexico. Directed by Luis Felipe Hernández Alanis. In Spanish; English subtitles. 3 min.

A little boy gets help from his family to improve and develop his artistic talents. Mateo learns how to make an animated movie using his drawings.

Macropolis. 2012. Great Britain. Directed by Joel Simon. 7 min.

Discarded from a factory production line, a toy cat and dog are determined to rejoin their fellow toys on the store shelf, forcing them to work together as they make a hazardous journey through the big city.

Amran’s Film. 2005. Ethiopia. Directed by Aida Ashenafi. 13 min.

Amran faces a long journey across the beautiful Ethiopian terrain, but when her camel seems to be sick, Amran seeks out the town healer to help them get back home.

Enjoy new and classic family-friendly short films, engaging discussions, and suggestions for follow-up activities in the Museum’s galleries. This program is for individual families of up to two adults and up to three kids.

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Tickets: Free tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 10:00 a.m. on the day of the program at the information desk in the Education and Research Building, at 4 West 54 Street.

Contact: (212) 708-9805 or

Accessibility: Sound amplification devices are available for all programs. All theaters are equipped with loop systems and are wheelchair accessible.

This film is part of Family Films.