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Family Film Club: ABsolutely Amazing Shorts (U*)

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Acorn Boy

Little ones can enjoy this beautiful shorts programme, from the creative and unusual minds of Latvian filmmakers AB Studios.

AB Studios in Latvia have been making award winning stop motion since the 1960s and are expert in creating simple stories for children with a unique visual style.

With no or little dialogue, these wonderful films tell tales of bears on the loose, circus tigers running amok and vegetable garden shenanigans.

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Acorn Boy
The story of clumsy little Acorn Boy and his friends in the village of Stalks.
Latvia 2010 Dir Dace Rīdūze 9 min 

Bear Is Coming! 
Based on true events, a hungry Latvian bear somehow ends up on a neighbouring Estonian island. 
Latvia 2008 Dir Janis Cimmermanis 16 min 

Let's Fly!? 
This charming film about friends Munk and Lemmy learning to fly was the winner of Berlin Film Festival's Glass Bear back in 1995.
Latvia 1995 Dir Nils Skapāns 5 min 

When a baby tiger escapes from a visiting circus, chaos ensues. 
Latvia 2010 Dir Janis Cimmermanis 8 min 

Pea Children
The latest from AB, this gentle story set in a vegetable garden follows a family of peas who are chased through the beds by a hungry caterpillar.
Latvia 2020 Dace Rīdūze 14 min 

Total runtime approx 52 min 
Age suggestion: 3+

How to watch

1.    Choose the film you want to watch.
2.    Add to basket and proceed to purchase.

3.    If you already have an account, you can log in during the purchase. If not, create an account as you buy. 


4.    Once your purchase has gone through, you can click on the button to click to ‘Watch your films', or click on the link in your email, or go to your account.
5.    Start watching your video. From purchase, you have 48 hours to start and finish watching the film. Enjoy! 

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