The Three Wishes

“In a time where animation seems synonymous with violence, NFB’s groundbreaking concept of entertaining the viewer and teaching at the same time would make this a great film to show in a classroom setting, or even a Sunday school session (of any denomination!).”

AnE Vibe, July 2007


A short animated film by Sheldon Cohen, adapted by Aubrey Davis and set to music by Klezmer group Beyond the Pale. Voices Paul Soles and Linda Kash; Producers Kenneth Hirsch, Sheldon Cohen and Marcy Page. PMA Productions Inc., 2006. DVD, color, 4 min.; Distributed by National Film Board of Canada

Based on a traditional folk tale, The Three Wishes is about a poor couple who try to decide which of their dreams should come true after being granted special powers.