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Updated Jul 20, 2022

Education

In this latest installment of recommendations from the New York Children’s International Film Festival, Welcome to My Life shares the high school challenges of T-Kesh, your average Monster-American teenager in this “mockumentary” for kids 8 and up. Fun fact: the voice actors are the filmmaker's own family members! 

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By Elizabeth Ito, NYICFF 2017 

Conversation starters: 

  • A “mockumentary” looks like a documentary which is usually non-fiction, but it tells a fictional story. What elements of the film make it look and feel like a documentary? 
  • What is the conflict in this story? How is the conflict resolved? 
  • Imagine you are making a mockumentary. What is it about? Interview your family members about your subject. 
Welcome to My Life Still

A Still from My Life

In this latest installment of recommendations from the New York Children’s International Film Festival, Welcome to My Life shares the high school challenges of T-Kesh, your average Monster-American teenager in this “mockumentary” for kids 8 and up. Fun fact: the voice actors are the filmmaker's own family members! 

Watch here >(opens in new window)

By Elizabeth Ito, NYICFF 2017 

Conversation starters: 

  • A “mockumentary” looks like a documentary which is usually non-fiction, but it tells a fictional story. What elements of the film make it look and feel like a documentary? 
  • What is the conflict in this story? How is the conflict resolved? 
  • Imagine you are making a mockumentary. What is it about? Interview your family members about your subject.