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Pat and Mat and other animations from 29th May to 7th June

60th Zlín Film Festival presents an online showcase of short animations for children. International Film Festival for Children and Youth Zlín Film Festival – the oldest and largest film festival of its kind in the world – celebrates its 60th edition!


Starting May 29 the city of Zlín would have turned into one big celebration of children´s film. However due to the global situation caused by COVID-19 it had to be postponed to the autumn dates – September 4 to 10, 2020. As a symbolic gesture to remind the kick-out the organizers have prepared an online showcase of short Czech animations for children. This set is targeted at the youngest audience and tells funny stories from everyday lives of men and animals. Children can admire various animation techniques including the puppets of the most famous clumsy duo of handymen Pat and Mat.


Zlín Film Festival is happy to cooperate with Faculty of Multimedia Communication of Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Centres and DAFilms.


The showcase consists of following animations:

You Are So Lucky! (2013, 6´, directed by Zuzana Brachaczková)

Erwin (2015, 4´, directed by Petr Jindra)

The Cherry Tree (2017, 5´, directed by Eva Dvořáková)  

Blue Car Stories (2013, 8´, directed by František Novák)

Wildlife Crossing! (2014, 6´, directed by Noro Drziak, Anthony Wong)

Little Rain Worms (2015, 9´, directed by Jaromír Gál) 

Pat and Mat in the Countryside: The Cactus (2015, 8´, directed by Marek Beneš)


The movies will be accessible on DAFilms.com from 29th May to 7th June FOR FREE. DAFilms.com is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership od 7 key European documentary film festivals. Its aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films. Gain access to the ever-expanding catalogue of over 2000 films with a monthly subscription only for 6 . 

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