Around the World with Children's Film Festival Seattle 2012

  • Sat Dec 8
    2:00 • WSH
    $4 adults / $3 kids 12 & under
Around the World with Children's Film Festival Seattle 2012
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This program of live-action and animated shorts from Children's Film Festival Seattle 2012 is a passport to a world of imagination. You'll meet magical characters, laugh at funny stories and learn how friendship makes the planet go 'round. Appropriate for all ages. Three films have subtitles: French, German and Swiss German. All other films are in English or are nonverbal.

  • LITTLE RED PLANE (Charlotte Blacker, England, 3:39 min.) A boy and his cat hop in a knitted red plane to deliver packages all over the world and beyond.
  • SNOWFLAKES AND CARROTS (Samantha Leriche-Gionet, Canada, 4 min). A little girl is stealing the noses from snowmen— but she has a good reason!
  • LOVE BUG (Kat Candler, USA, 6 min.) A nine-year-old, bug-loving boy must work up his courage to ask a like-minded little girl out on a date. Winner of the Children's Jury Prize for Best Live Action Short.
  • TREVOR (Matthieu Saghezchi, France, 3 min.) A little boy's mind speeds up, just when it's time for it to slow down. In French with English subtitles.
  • DODU: THE CARDBOARD BOY (Jose Miguel Ribeiro, Portugal, 5 min.); A cardboard boy and a bottle-cap ladybug escape from their cardboard city to set sail for a magical, moonlight adventure on the high seas.
  • OLGA (Kai Pannen, Germany 6:14 min.) A sweet animated film about feelings, and the way that friends can help each other. In German with English subtitles.
  • MUNGGE: NOT AGAIN! (Irmgard Walthert, Switzerland 6:20 min.) Two marmots and a hedgehog must try to rescue their sleepwalking friend. In Swiss German with English subtitles.
  • THE DRIVING ACCIDENT (Rio Fitch, Canada, 5 min). A minor mess becomes a big one when a little boy attempts to clean up a mishap. Winner of the Children's Jury Northwest Prize.
  • ADVENTURES OF OWEN (David Cadiz, Canada, 13 min.) A boy harnesses the power of his imagination to soar above his everyday problems.
  • CELLO (Tatiana Kurnaeva, Russia, 6 min). A boy practicing the cello is transported to a magical place.
  • BIG DRIVE (Anita Lebeau, Canada, 9 min.) Four sisters use their imaginations to make an endless road trip fun. Winner of the Children's Jury Prize for Best Animated Film.
format
Digital Projection color
runtime
1 hour 6 minutes
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