Want to find the best international, classic or unusual movies for kids? We've carefully assembled a list of films on DVD that have played the New York Int'l Children's Film Festival, as well as some of our own favorites!

Tales of the Night
Age Recommendation: 8+
Director: Michel Ocelot
From the imagination of internationally renowned animator Michel Ocelot (Kirikou and the Sorceress, Azur & Asmar) comes a magical and visually stunning new film, delighting kids, families and animation fans of all ages. Silhouetted characters are set off against exquisitely detailed...

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Released: 2011

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Mad Hot Ballroom
Age Recommendation: 11+
Director: Marilyn Agrelo
This compelling documentary follows a successful New York after-school program that teaches kids from a variety of backgrounds how to ballroom dance. Although initially reluctant, the groups of 11-year-olds soon become fierce competitors...

Released: 2005
Razzle Dazzle: A Journey Into Dance
Age Recommendation: 9 to Adult
Director: Darren Ashton
The 2008 Festival opened with the US Premiere of Razzle Dazzle, an Australian mockumentary that skewers the absurdities of the intense competition between kids on the youth dance troupe circuit—and the hyper-involved parents who live through them. A hilarious cross...

Released: 2007