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Information is listed on the subject of film mediation on this page. In addition, for all can be found the notes on content and artful film footage at film festivals and elsewhere (please note ages).

Breddermann, Julia, Juan-Francisco Martínez-Cerdá and Joan Torrent-Sellens. "A Model for Teacher Training to Improve Students' 21st Century Skills in Online and Blended Learning: An Approach from Film Education." Optimizing K-12 Education through Online and Blended Learning. IGI Global, 2017. 45-73. Web. 24 Aug. 2016. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0507-5.ch003

Castellinaria, the International Festival of Young Cinema in Bellinzona is an exceptional event, which invites young people to share the emotions of great themes like love (Amori elementari), friendship (Vielen Dank für Nichts), history (Oorlogsgeheimen- secrets of war) , society (O menino eo mundo - the child and the world), politics (Giraffada) and many others.

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Competion 6-15 years

17 November, 14:00 Espocentro

BOUWDORP (La guerra delle torri di legno)
18 November, 09:15 Espocentro

19 November, 09:15 Espocentro

20 November, 09:15 Espocentro

O MENINO E O MUNDO (Il bambino e il mondo)
18 November, 14:00 Espocentro

OORLOGSGEHEIMEN (Segreti di guerra)
20 November, 14:00 Espocentro

Shorts for Kids - Children's Dreams  (Cooperation The magic lantern & Short Film Festival ), age up to 12 years


Youth Programme


ZFF for Children and Adolescents

Quatsch und die Nasenbärbande, Veit Helmer, Germany, 2014, 82”, from 6 years

Doktor Proktors Prompepulver, Arild Fröhlich, Germany/Norway, 2014, 88”, from 6 years

Zipi y Zape y el Club de la Canica, Oskar Santos, Spain, 2013, 106”, ab 8 Jahren

Pojedeme K Mori / Das Meer sehen, Jiri Madl, Czech Republic 2014, 90”, from 12 years (acc. from 10 y.)

Children of the Arctic, Switzerland, 2014, from 12 years

For the young audiences:

What happened?

The Wires / Tatiana Moshkova, Marina Moshkova

RU 2014 6 min. 21 sec.

Dreams & Tears / Yuval Barbash

IL 2013 5 min. 56 sec.

Pass it On / Teresa Cruz

PT 2014 3 min. 16 sec.

The Gallant Captain / Katrina Mathers, Graeme Base

AU 2013 8 min. 8 sec.

Lost and Found / Antje Van Wichelen

BE 2013 9 min. 34 sec.