A very special programme of films selected to spark the imaginations of our younger audience. Much better than Saturday morning TV and not a toy ad in sight. Suitable for 7-14 year-olds.
Tickets are available to purchase from the Hippodrome Bo’ness Box Office
‘Txt Island’ (Chris Gavin, 2009)
The military conquest of a tropical island and the collapse of the local amusement park are illustrated in plastic letters on a mastermind-board.
‘Cooked’ (Jens Blank, 2010)
An unlikely love triangle between a walrus, a seal and a lobster in an Arctic sauna.
‘Over and Over (and Over) Again’ (Andy Glynne, 2009)
An everyday routine like leaving the house for school can become the worst nightmare for a teenage boy.
‘Speechless ’ (Daniel Greaves, 2010)
A comic film about miscommunication in a world of mass communication.
‘Mixed Bag’ ( Isabelle Favez, 2009)
A tale of greed, betrayal, cheap suitcases – and more greed and betrayal. A day in the life of a bag of lovely, lovely cash.
‘Madagascar, A Journey Diary’ (Bastien Dubois, 2009)
This animated diary draws the journey of a European traveller confronted with the local Malagasy customs.
‘The Happy Duckling’ (Gili Dolev, 2008)
An animated feature set in a pop-up book world, following the antics of a young boy in his struggles against a stalking duck. Accompanied by an original score from composer Mick Cooke of ‘Belle and Sebastian’, this film has been scooping awards everywhere it goes.
‘The Employment’ (Santiago ‘Bou’ Grasso, 2008)
Everyone finds their place in this oddest of worlds in which people are employed in the strangest of ways for the strangest of reasons.
‘Runaway’ (Cordell Barker, 2009)
Happy passengers are having a great time on a crowded train, oblivious to the unknown fate that awaits them around the bend.