Top 5 animated films for children this weekend at Minimest 2017

Top 5 animated films for children this weekend at Minimest 2017

At Minimest 2017, the section dedicated to children from Anim'est, the International Animation Festival, children between the ages of 3 and 14 see the most awarded and beloved animated films from all over the world!

For 6 days, during the two weekends of the festival, September 29 - October 1 and October 6 - 8, the little ones are expected at Minimest at Cinema Elvire Popesco yes there Cinemateca Eforie with a selection of friendly animations, memorable stories about friendship, timidity, courage, love and acceptance.

there it is 5 of the most successful feature films for children, not to be missed this weekend:

Rabbit School / Rabbit School (r. Ute von Münchow-Pohl), nominated for the Crystal Bear Award at Berlinale 2017, in the Generation Kplus section, a story about the adventures of Rabbit Max at the mysterious Easter Bunny School. The film will run on Saturday, September 30, at Cinema Elvire Popesco, from 12:00.

In the forest Huckybucky / In the forest of Huckybucky (r. Rasmus A. Sivertsen), the premiere in Romania, selected at the Sarajevo Film Festival this year, is a film about the laws of the Huckybucky forest, in which small animals have to face their larger siblings. We invite you to watch it Sunday, October 1, from 12:00, at Cinema Elvire Popesco.

Moomins family on the Riviera / Moomins on the Riviera, the feature film directed by Xavier Picard and Hanna Hemilä (member of the Anim'est jury this year), after the famous books and comics of Tove Jansson and Lars Jansson. The Moomins family embark on a journey by sea and, after several storms and countless dangers faced on desert islands, reach the beautiful Riviera, the place where peace will be tested. Friday, 2pm, Cinema Elvire Popesco.

Niko and the Road to Stars / Niko & The Way To The Stars, (by Michael Hegner, Kari Juusonen), which tells the story of the young reindeer Niko. He would like to accompany his father in the missions of the Flying Brigade with the sleigh of Santa Claus, only that he cannot fly. His flying lessons with his friend Julius, a flying squirrel, are just the beginning of an extraordinary adventure. The film is screened on Saturday, September 30, from 2:00 pm at Cinema Elvire Popesco. The film is screened in the presence of the director.

Niko 2: Little Brother, Big Trouble / Niko 2 - Little Brother, Big Trouble, (r. Kari Juusonen, Jørgen Lerdam), which continues Niko's adventures. On Christmas Eve, he has to track down his younger brother, who disappeared as a miracle. In an attempt to save his brother, Niko learns how important friends and family are. We invite you to watch it on Sunday, October 1st, at Cinema Elvire Popesco.

Find movie info here.


Monday - Friday: access is free for children, students, students and retirees, to screenings until 4:30 pm inclusive (access based on legitimacy).

Saturday and Sunday: 5 lei / person.

For groups organized by schools, free of charge for children, as well as for the accompanying teachers, at any projection from the Minimest program. Prior reservation is needed at [email protected]

For groups of min. 5 children accompanied by an adult, at the Minimest projections on Saturday and Sunday access is free for children.

Groups of min. 10 children accompanied by an adult, at the Minimest projections on Saturday and Sunday, will be considered organized groups if the reservation is made in advance, at [email protected] In this case, access is free for the accompanying adult.

Tickets and tickets for individual screenings can be purchased from and are also available at the cinema during the festival.

The International Animation Film Festival Anim'est, a member of the pan-European Cartoon network, is organized by the Este'n'est Association, with the support of the National Center of Cinematography, the Ministry of Culture, the Administration of the National Cultural Fund and the Union of Filmmakers in Romania.

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