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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The Children of Heaven
Age Recommendation: 11+
Director: Majid Majidi
This Oscar-nominated drama from Iran illustrates the resilience and resourcefulness of young children in a sweet, heart-wrenching story that is part fairy tale, part family drama. When Ali loses his sister Zahra's only pair of shoes, they know their family is too poor...

Released: 1999
Salaam Bombay!
Age Recommendation: 11+
Director: Mira Nair
Hard-hitting economic realities collide with the happily escapist illusions created by the movie industry in Salaam Bombay!, a festival favorite that launched the career of director Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding, The Namesake). Eleven-year-old Krishna has lived on the streets since...

Released: 1988