From August 1st, the KiKA KINO festival is bringing a diverse special film programme for the whole family to German home screens. The children’s channel of German public broadcasters ARD and ZDF, in cooperation with LUCAS – Int‘l Festival for Young Film Lovers and other partners, is presenting award-winning films from renowned German children’s film festivals on television throughout the whole month, including the LUCAS films FELIX (Roberta Durrant), ECFA Award winner 2014 SCRAPWOOD WAR (Margien Rogaar) and SHANA – THE WOLF‘S MUSIC (Nino Jacusso).
The Dutch film SCRAPWOOD WAR, ECFA Award winner at LUCAS in 2014, tells the story of Ziggy and Bas, whose great friendship is challenged when they end up in competing teams at a summer camp. It will be broadcasted on Monday, August 24th, at 12 pm.
Acclaimed festival films across genres and themes
KiKA is showing a total of 20 adventure, action, animation and fairy tale films as well as dramas, thrillers and comedies for young audiences. The films can be watched on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
From 24 September to 1 October 2020, LUCAS – Int’l Festival for Young Film Lovers will be one of the first young audience film festivals in Germany to open its doors again, both online and offline, to high-quality film culture. More about LUCAS and the other participating festivals at www.kika.de/erwachsene and www.lucas-filmfestival.de.
Partners in the KiKA KINO Festival are LUCAS, the Deutsches Kinder Medien Festival Golden Sparrow, the Int’l Schlingel Film Festival for Children & Young Audiences, the MICHEL Children‘s & Youth Film Festival, the Children’s Film Fest at the Munich Film Festival and the ‘Generation’ section of the Berlinale.