It’s a double feature of compiled favorite short films from the 2016 NY International Children’s Film Festival in Best of the Fest 1 and 2.

Best of the Fest 1 audience favorites for young filmgoers include two young girls find primate pals in Me…Jane and Zoo Story. Fantastical journeys provide new perspectives in One, Two, Tree, An Object at Rest, and The Girl Who Spoke Cat.  Wild characters plus delicious food equal a perfect recipe in both Octopus and Tiny Tunes: Food.

In Best of the Fest 2, meet William and his pet scorpion in By the Name of Boston. Fables come to life in very different ways in My Grandfather Was a Cherry Tree and The Man, The Boy and the Donkey. Lilou proves that there’s often more than meets the surface and award-winning filmmaker Ainslie Henderson gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of magical puppets in Stems, and Slaves of the Rave.