New York International Children's Film Festival

The New York International Children’s Film Festival, the largest film festival for children and teens in North America, kicks off March 5-14, 100% online and available nationwide! The Festival lineup is full of thoughtful, provocative, fun, and intelligent films for young people.

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New York International Children’s Film Festival was founded in 1997 to support the creation and dissemination of thoughtful, provocative, and intelligent film for children and teens ages 3-18.

The Festival experience cultivates an appreciation for the arts, encourages active, discerning viewing, and stimulates lively discussion among peers, families, and the film community.

Winners of the Festival’s juried prizes are eligible for consideration at the annual Academy Awards®. In addition to presenting the annual event, New York International Children’s Film Festival is a multifaceted arts organization that offers year-round engagement.