Under 18 Selections

Eternally

Indigo Austin

USA

a unicycle and juggling act about the push and pull of chaos.

Juggling Autism

Aodhan Lane

USA

Juggling Autism explores how Circus Arts have helped a young boy learn to cope with his challenges and channel his creativity in a positive way.

Isla Bonita

Glorimar Sierra Santiago

Puerto Rico

Circus in the best stage! ... the nature of Puerto Rico a beautiful Island in the Caribbean.

Isla Bonita Circus Tour is a short film where the students of ENC of Puerto Rico perform circus acts in the best corners of our Borinquen Island. In a historical moment where we could not go outside due to the covid-19 pandemic, our students claim our mother nature to exercise doing circus and show the public that we must take care of her and that we need her more than going to a shopping center.

Of Anything

Daniel Elias

New Zealand

During 2020’s Covid-19 lockdowns, HighJinx Youth Company collected stories from primary school children and held weekly 1on1 Zoom conversations with residents of a retirement village to connect and collect experiences NZers were having in lockdown. 

 

Of Anything was created and filmed at home during lockdown by Daniel Elias (15) using his phone. The film was created in response to words shared by young and old NZers, exploring ideas of reflection, reminiscence and time moving.

Roses and Thorns

Izzi Kessner

USA

How do you process after breaking someone's heart? Roses and Thorns explores the journey of queer love, acceptance, and communication post-heartbreak through aerial silk and acro-dance. izzikessner.com

Talking to Myself

Ruby Allcot

New Zealand

During 2020’s Covid-19 lockdowns, HighJinx Youth Company collected stories from primary school children and held weekly 1on1 Zoom conversations with residents of a retirement village to connect and collect experiences NZers were having in lockdown.

 

Talking to Myself was created and filmed at home during lockdown by Ruby Allcot (16) using her phone. The film was created in response to words shared by young and old NZers, exploring ideas of loneliness, loss and putting on a brave face.

Won't Be A Nuisance

Zanna Sharpe

New Zealand

During 2020’s Covid-19 lockdowns, HighJinx Youth Company collected stories from primary school children and held weekly 1on1 Zoom conversations with residents of a retirement village to connect and collect experiences NZers were having in lockdown.

 

Won’t Be a Nuisance was created and filmed at home during lockdown by Zanna Sharp (14) using her phone. The film was created in response to words shared by young and old NZers, exploring ideas of boredom, exploration and time passing.