Tag: ages 8+

CFFS 2019, Short Films

Ready to Roll: Future Filmmakers Showcase (Shorts Program)

Sunday, January 27 – 7:00pm
Ages 8+
* Youth filmmakers in attendance and video greetings from Lebanese filmmaker Nour El Hoda Wahid! *

Celebrate how youth, teen and young adult filmmakers in Seattle and around the world are honing their craft, expressing their creativity and dreaming the future! This program features joyous animation, narrative flights of fancy, thoughtful documentaries about important issues, and the award winner of the CFFS Plural+ Prize, given in partnership with PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival, a joint initiative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the International Organization for Migration.

CFFS 2019, Short Films

Dance for Life (Shorts Program)

Saturday, January 26 – 5:00pm
Sunday, January 27 – 7:00pm
Ages 8+

Enjoy these short films that celebrate the magic of movement around the world! See how birds swarm in a beautiful symphony in the sky, marvel at a dancing Yeti that storms Paris, and join a blind man as he grooves to the deep vibrations of music. The program also spotlights two young people who turn the streets and playgrounds of Los Angeles into their dance floor, and gives an in-depth peek into the lives of two, pre-teen dancers who are rising stars in the school of the Royal Danish Ballet.

CFFS 2019, Short Films

Para Picar: Historias Cortas en Español (Shorts Program)

Wednesday, January 30 – 1:30pm
Saturday, February 2 – 3:30pm
Ages 8+

These short animated and live-action films from Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Spain and the US will introduce you to a world of boys and girls who aren’t afraid to take chances, reach out to new friends, and explore their worlds.

Estos cortometrajes animados y de acción en vivo de Chile, Colombia, Cuba, México, España y los EE. UU. te presentarán un mundo en lo que niños y niñas no temen correr riesgos, buscar nuevos amigos y explorar sus mundos.

CFFS 2019, Features

Wendy: Best Friends Forever

Saturday, February 2 – 1:00pm
Ages 8+
* West Coast premiere! *

Wendy, an expert rider who has fought her way back from an injury, is working at a beautiful old stable called Rosenborg, where she is able to be with her beloved horse Dixie every day. But when Wendy realizes she must save Rosenborg from bankruptcy by winning the prize money at a nearby tournament, she must ride a new horse, Penny. Will her friendship with Dixie survive and will the stable be saved?