Sundance ’23 | Kids

by Tim Gordon

For our youngest fans of independent cinema, our Kids category is full of adventure and hilarious mischief. From a talking cat and his scheming gang of rats to an alien abduction, this section is perfect for the whole family.

Aliens Abducted My Parents and Now I Feel Kinda Left Out
Itsy is new in town and her life seems over until she meets her space-obsessed neighbor Calvin, who believes his parents were abducted by aliens. An aspiring journalist, Itsy decides to write an exposé on Calvin but ends up discovering much more.

An intimate mother-daughter relationship is forged by the women’s keen desire to protect the inhabitants of the pristine blue oceans off the Australian coast where they live. Adapted from Tim Winton’s bestselling and critically acclaimed novella.

The Amazing Maurice
A streetwise cat and his gang of rats come up with the perfect moneymaking scheme. Based on the novel The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Sir Terry Pratchett.