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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Hoop Dreams
Age Recommendation: 11+
Director: Steve James, Frederick Marx and Peter Gilbert
Two ordinary inner-city kids dare to dream the impossible - professional basketball glory - in this epic chronicle of hope and faith. Filmed over a five-year period, Hoop Dreams follows young Arthur Agee and William Gates as they navigate the complex, competitive world of...


Released: 1994
Bend It Like Beckham
Age Recommendation: 11+
Director: Carl Stevenson
Having shown great talent on the practice fields and in pick up games in the park, Jess dreams of playing professional soccer like her idol, David Beckham. Her very traditional Indian family disapproves of the sport, and forbids her from playing...

Released: 2002