A fabulous program of animated shorts from the Children's Film Festival Seattle 2014! Recommended for ages 5+.
Twins in Bakery (Mari Miyazawa, Japan, 5 min).
Step inside the most adorable shop ever, to see what happens after the baker heads home. Watch the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zq1uDV2kOY
Edible Rocks (Stefan Gruber, USA, 2:49 min).
Find out what happens when a boy convinces his little brother that some rocks are tasty. Winner of CFFS Children's Jury's Northwest Prize.
The Whale Story (Tess Martin, USA, 3:46 min).
Sail into the deep, and meet a fisherman as he experiences a deep moment of connection with a humpback whale. Watch the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmGZx5dC4Qg
The Goat Herder and His Lots and Lots and Lots of Goats (Will Rose, UK, 7 min).
Follow a herder in Spain as he travels up and down mountains with a great big mess of goats!
My Strange Grandfather (Dina Velikovskay, Russia, 8:40).
Join the journey of a little girl who learns to appreciate her eccentric, magical grandfather.
Hannah and the Moon (Kate Charter, UK, 6 min)
Make friends with the moon, and then find your way back home to the arms of someone who really loves you. Watch the trailer: www.vimeo.com/42149748
Noodle Fish (Jinman Kim, Korea, 9:46 min).
Take a swim with a fish who longs to know what is above the water.
Rabbit and Deer (Péter Vácz, Hungary, 16.5 minutes).
Thrill to the adventures of two unlikely companions, who find out what it takes to make their friendship last. Winner of three CFFS prizes: Most Popular Film of the Festival, Seattle Children's Hospital Jury Prize for Best Animated Film, and Festival Children's Jury Prize for Best Animated Short. Watch the trailer: www.vimeo.com/51153134
For all ages. Only one film has subtitles (Noodle Fish from Korea).
Cosponsored with Ithaca Youth Bureau