Love and companionship is what everybody is truly looking for in life, even avocados. The Pits follows two avocado halves as they roam the lonely city streets looking for love. This film e(pit)omizes what it means to find your other half. —Kitty, age 17
Pawo is a humorous but adorable film that lets the viewer embark on a fun journey with the main character. I enjoyed watching the film, and I hope you smile like I did when I saw it. —Bella, age 14
A Higher Crawling
A brand new generation of rock climbers is emerging. Watch as these two really, really young people compete for the spot of best crawler. —Wiley, age 15
Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out
Train whistles, farm animals, rolling green hills, hay bales and the most audacious bike tricks you’ve ever seen. Just another wee day out with physics-defying bike phenom Danny MacAskill.
Winter the Grommet
A young surfer helps kids get clean water. —Jake, age 12
Owl Dance-Off Part II
Owl Dance-Off Part II is the much-anticipated follow-up to wildlife photographer Megan Lorenz’s award-winning internet sensation Owl Dance-Off.
I Am Not a Mouse
It’s about a mom telling someone she is a mouse and then her turning into a mouse. That's really all I understand about the movie, but I really liked it. —Cyrus, age 6
Deer thinks he has all that he needs. And then he discovers himself, and everything changes. —Maia, age 13
A Small Escape
This is such a sweet movie that it makes me want to watch more movies! —Zoe, age 5
After being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, Jon Wilson had his left leg fully amputated. The loss of a limb stopped the cancer, but it didn’t stop Wilson from enjoying his favorite pastime of mountain biking. This short film celebrates the indomitable spirit that keeps him zooming through singletrack. “If I don’t ride a bike, I will lose my mind. It’s because I need to find that spiritual place, that spiritual channel on the trail,” Wilson says. “The simple answer is that it brings me joy.”
Lost in Light
This film is about how light pollution changes what you see. —Henry, age 13
Dear Kendall, Love Silverton
This film comes not from the production studios of Hollywood, but from an elementary school classroom in Silverton, Colorado, a ski town just over the mountain from Telluride. Dear Kendall, Love Silverton captures the vivacity, adventure and love associated with Kendall Mountain, while simultaneously illustrating the hard work and effort put into the production by the brilliant student filmmakers, aged 7 to 9. — Kitty, age 17
Avery McRae is an 11 year-old girl who is one of the kids taking on the federal government in courts over its lack of effort on climate change.
In Person: Avery McRae