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Following are the films offered for the seven to twelve years old age range. The films have been selected according to the educational level of the young spectators, whether in regard to the film’s complexity, format, or themes.

> Click on “Download the portfolio” in order to download the educational booklet in the language of your choice.
> If you wish to screen a film, please email Nathalie Charles (nathalie.charles@frenchculture.org)


  • Minga et la cuillère cassée by Claye Edou (Rights holder: Institut Francais) - Download the portfolio in English / French / Spanish.

Trailer available here

Minga is an orphaned girl living with her stepmother Mami Kaba and her stepsister Abena. One day, when she was washing dishes in the river, she accidentally broke a spoon. A furious Mami Kaba then chased her away from the house, asking her to find the only identical spoon hidden by her late mother. An adventurous journey then begins for Minga in the forest.

2017 - France/Cameroon

  • Snowtime (La Guerre des Tuques) by Jean-François Pouliot (Rights holder: Shout! Factory) - Download the portfolio in English / French / Spanish

Movie available to watch for free on TUBI.

To amuse themselves during the winter school break, the kids in a small village decide to have a massive snowball fight. Luke and Sophie, both 11 years old, become the leaders of the opposing sides. Sophie and her cohort defend an elaborate snow fort against the assault of Luke’s horde. Whichever side occupies the fort at the end of the winter break, wins. But what starts out as pure youthful fun and enthusiasm deteriorates into a more serious conflict. Joy is restored when all the children decide to attack the fort rather than each other and happily destroy every last bit of the snow fort.

2015 - Canada

  • Ernest et Célestine by Benjamin Renner, Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar (Rights holder: Gkids) - Download the portfolio in English / French / Spanish 

Trailer available here

Adapted from a popular children's book series, this sweet animated drama portrays the friendship between an orphan mouse and a free-spirited bear.

2014 - France, Belgium, Luxembourg

  • A Cat in Paris (Une vie de chat)  by Alain Gagnol (Rights holder: Gkids) - Download the portfolio in English / French / Spanish 

Trailer available here

In Paris, a cat who lives a secret life as a cat burglar's aide must come to the rescue of Zoe, the little girl he lives with, after she falls into a gangster's clutches.

2010 - France, Belgium

  • Les contes de la nuit (Rights holder: Gkids) by Michel Ocelot - Download the portfolio in English / French / Spanish 

Trailer available here

Tales of the Night weaves together six exotic fables each unfolding in a unique locale, from Tibet, to medieval Europe, to the Land of the Dead.

2011 - France

  • Le tableau by Jean-François Laguionie (Rights holder: Gkids) - Download the portfolio in  French

Trailer available here

Three characters of different social classes escape their unfinished painting in search of the Painter, hoping he will complete it.

You can download the educational activities created by P.S. 110 The Monitor School (Tina Simon) for their school screening: in English

2011 - France

  • Le roi et l'oiseau by Paul Grimault and Jacques Prévert (Rights holder: Rialto Pictures) - Download the portfolio in English / French / Spanish

Trailer available here

Charles V + III = VIII + VIII = XVI reigns as a tyrant over the kingdom of Takicardie.
Only a bird, with its sumptuous, playful and talkative plumage, who has built his nest at the top of the gigantic palace near his Majesty's secret apartments, dares to taunt him.

1980 - France