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Only a Child

English title: Only a Child
Original title: Only a Child
Switzerland, 2020, 6 min.

Director: Simone Giampaolo
Production company:
AMKA Films Productions
Via Sole 2
CH – 6942 Savosa
Phone: +41 091 967 40 76

Age recommendation: 12 years and up
Film genre: Animation

“Only a Child“ is a visual poem created by over 20 animation directors under the artistic supervision of Simone Giampaolo, which gives shape and colour to the original words spoken by Severn Suzuki at the UN Summit in Rio in 1992, a child’s desperate call to action for the future of our planet. A film celebrating the environmental youth movement 30 years in the making.

(a selection)
KUKI 2021
Zlin FF 2021
ITFS 2021
European Independent Film Festival Paris 2021
Aspen 2021
Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes y Animación de Barcelona 2021
Tampere 2021
Lleida 2021
Solothurn 2021 (awarded)
Encounters Film Festival 2020

Study guide: German

Video: Director´s statement