See the World Animated!
Shorts from Children’s Film Festival Seattle 2013

  • Sat Nov 9
See the World: Animated Shorts from Children’s Film Festival Seattle 2013

Sat matinees $4 adults
$3 kids 12+ under
cosponsored with Ithaca Youth Bureau


Feel like taking a trip around the world? Then hop aboard a celluloid magic carpet to take a trip all the way from the Arctic to Mozambique, with stops along the way to see animated sights in Istanbul, Germany, France, Argentina, Germany and India!

  • Bottle (Kristen Lepore, USA) A story about a long distance relationship, between a sandman and a snowman. Winner of the CFFS 2013 Audience Favorite Prize.
  • Istanbul (Idil Ar, Turkey) The sights, sounds and people of a vibrant city come alive to a young girl.
  • Chinti (Natalia Mirzoyan, Russia) An ant works hard to build his dream castle out of bits of trash, never realizing he is in the shadow of greatness.
  • Tuurngait (Paul-Emile Boucher, Remy Dupont, Benjamin Flouw, Mickaël Riciotti and Alexandre Toufaili, France) An Inuit child wanders away from his village, fascinated by a wild bird. His father follow his trail, determined to find him before he gets lost on the ice floe. Winner of the Seattle Children's Hospital Jury Prize for best animated film.
  • The Town Musicians of Bremen (Masataka Hiroyasu, Japan) A retelling of an old fairy tale, brought vividly to life.
  • Emilie (Masataka Hiroyasu, Germany) A not-so-silly goose saves the day when his friends are about to be cooked for Christmas dinner!
  • Luminaris (Juan Pablo Zaramella, Argentina) In a world controlled by light, a young man who works in a light bulb factory is determined to find his own way. Winner of the Children's Jury Prize for Favorite Picture.
  • A Shadow of Blue (Carlos Lascano, France) A little girl sits on a park bench, but her mind takes her far away to exhilarating adventure.
  • The Change (Fabián Ribezzo, Mozambique) Farmers in Mozambique look for a better way to live in harmony with their surroundings.

For all ages. A few scenes depicting danger in a couple of films, but there are always happy endings. One film from Germany has subtitles.

DVD color
1 hour 7 minutes
release year/country
2012 various