Family Film Sunday: Best of the Fest! Children's Film Festival Seattle 2013
Sunday Mar 17 11:10 AM
Sunday Mar 17 01:00 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
General Admission: $3.00
Children (12 & under): $1.00
About the Film:
Special thanks to sponsor Sidney Stern Memorial Trust and to Elizabeth Shepherd, Director of the Children’s Film Festival Seattle.
Tickets available at the box office one half hour before the screening.
Feel like taking a trip around the world? Then hop aboard a celluloid magic carpet to see an inspiring selection of the best kids flicks from the Arctic to Mozambique, with stops along the way in Instanbul, Germany, France, Argentina, Germany, and India, to visit the Taj Mahal!
Bottle (Kirsten Lepore, USA) A story about a long-distance relationship, between a sandman and a snowman. Winner of the 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 follows a fascinating bird, leading him away from his village. His father follows 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) This animated film retells the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, bringing it vividly to life.
Emilie (Alla Churikova, 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.
View the trailer.