Category: Short Films

CFFS 2018, Short Films

No Walls (CFFS 2018)

Sun, Jan 28, 2018 @ 1:30 PM Wed, Jan 31, 2018 @ 10:30 Sat, Feb 3, 2018 @ 1:30 PM Ages 12+. 80 min. In these narrative films from Mexico, Iran, Tanzania, Australia, Spain, and the USA, you’ll meet young people who must transcend expectations that limit them. Meet a basketball player who surpasses the […]

CFFS 2018, Short Films

World Lens (CFFS 2018)

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018 @ 5:30 Ages 11+. 50 min. Program curated by Niki Chinamanthur and Julia Berkey! Children’s Film Festival Seattle is proud to be one of more than 50 partners of PLURAL+ — a festival of youth-made films that encourages young people worldwide to share their visions of the world through films about migration, […]

CFFS 2018, Short Films

Reel World Real Talk

Sat, Jan 27, 2018 @ 11:30 AM Wed, Jan 31, 2018 @ 3:30 PM Ages 11+. 80 min. Get globally aware with documentaries from Africa, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. These films show life as it really is for incredible youth who dream the future while overcoming daunting challenges. This program is for families […]

CFFS 2018, Short Films

Never Say Never (CFFS 2018)

Sat, Jan 27, 2018 @ 1:30 PM Wed, Jan 31, 2018 @ 1:30 PM Ages 10+. 81 min. Filmmaker Halima Lucas (Amelia’s Closet) in attendance! The kids in these narrative and documentary films won’t take no for an answer. You’ll meet a championship Hungarian swimmer and an American gymnast, a Kenyan city kid who raises […]

CFFS 2018, Short Films

Indigenous Showcase (CFFS 2018)

Sat, Jan 27, 2018 @ 7 PM Sat, Feb 3, 2018 @ 7 PM Ages 9+. 53 min. Presented with Longhouse Media! This program tells stories by Indigenous filmmakers throughout North America, including beautifully animated tales, charming traditional tales, and powerful and stirring documentaries. Short Films in this Program:   The Mountain of SGaana West Coast […]

CFFS 2018, Short Films

Family Days (CFFS 2018)

Sat, Jan 27, 2018 @ 3:30 PM Sat, Feb 10, 2018 @ 11:30 AM Ages 9+. 83 min. We all need someone to watch over us, and in these films from seven very different countries, we meet kids, parents and siblings who teach each other important lessons about love, understanding and growing up. Short Films […]

CFFS 2018, Short Films

Out of This World (CFFS 2018)

Sun, Jan 28, 2018 @ 11:30 AM Wed, Jan 31, 2018 @ 3 PM Ages 9+. 77 min. In this program of animated and live action shorts, everything is up for grabs – even the laws of gravity! Strap yourself in to see creatures from outer space, mind-blowing tricks with marbles, wormholes, futuristic flying bugs, […]

CFFS 2018, Short Films

Push Play: By Youth, For Youth

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018 @ 7 PM Ages 9+. 68 min. At Northwest Film Forum and around the world, young people are making movies that will warm your heart, make you think and amaze you with artistry. This program features joyous animation, narrative flights of fancy, a reboot of a classic Buster Keaton film, stories […]

CFFS 2018, Short Films

Planet Wise (CFFS 2018)

Sun, Jan 28, 2018 @ 5:30 PM Sun, Feb 4, 2018 @ 11:30 AM Ages 8+. 66 min. Animator William Jarcho (“Not One of Us”) and Julio Benito Cabrera (“Youth Challenge”) in attendance on January 28th! It’s up to us all to save our home, Planet Earth. In this program, you’ll meet a reptile who […]

CFFS 2018, Short Films

House of Memory (CFFS 2018)

Sun, Jan 28, 2018 @ 7 PM Sat, Feb 3, 2018 @ 1 PM Ages 8+. 71 min. Feast your eyes and indulge your senses in a glorious banquet of international animation. Filled with creations made with stop motion, rotoscope, paint, pen-and-ink and paper, this program will take you on journey filled with wonder. Short […]