Category: Short Films

CFFS 2019, Short Films

No Bullies Allowed (Shorts Program)

Saturday, January 26 – 7:00pm
Sunday, January 27 – 1:30pm
Age 9+
* Filmmaker Enrique Delzer (Robbie’s Fears) in attendance! *

These short films are all about fearless kids who learn to stand strong, breathe deep and fly high. Meet a boy who overcomes his fears, a classroom full of kids who practice the powers of meditation, a boy and girl who learn that their friendship is worth fighting for, a student whose teachers make unreasonable demands about the cleanliness of his shoes and a kid who must gather the courage to leave a secret hideout where bullies have been banned.

CFFS 2019, Short Films

Focus on Japan: Films from the KINEKO Film Festival (Shorts Program)

Sunday, January 27 – 1:00pm
Wednesday, January 30 – 3:00pm
Saturday, February 9 – 3:00pm
Ages 8+
* Presented in collaboration with KINEKO! E. Kou, Programming Director of KINEKO, will introduce the program *

Enter a magical realm where mysterious beings are half-mortal, half-god, patient animals are the guardians of boys and girls, and friendship is a force as magical as the wind. These animated, all-Japanese-language films are brought to Seattle through our festival’s friendship and cooperation with the creators of the KINEKO International Children’s Film Festival in Tokyo.

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, Short Films

Beyond the Rainbow (Shorts Program)

Saturday, February 2 – 5:30pm
Saturday, February  9 – 11:30am
Ages 7+

Enter a beautifully animated wonderland of timeless tales, fables and fantastic yarns. You’ll meet a kitten who masters the briny deep, creatures who live a world made of wool, two lemurs who take a voyage to the beyond, a jungle where animals and humans coexist in peace, a place in the woods where friendly monsters live, and a cyclist who keeps the world spinning round.

CFFS 2019, Short Films

Seize the Day (Shorts Program)

Saturday, February 2 – 10:30am
Saturday, February 2 – 11:00am
Saturday, February 9 – 11:00am
Ages 5+

Some days seem made for saying “hip-hip-hooray,” but others times can bring more challenges and hills to climb. These animated films are filled with stories of breakthroughs and learning to appreciate how our friends and families can make the world go around in the most magical way.

CFFS 2019, Short Films

Small but Mighty (Shorts Program)

Sunday, January 27 – 11:00am
Ages 2+

It’s around the world adventure time with vibrant characters who are out to laugh, sing, solve puzzles, eat tasty food and spread their wings and fly. Parents: feel free to whisper subtitles to your little ones during this storybook collection, or just sit back and enjoy the enjoy the music of other languages. The colorful stories here are simple to follow!

CFFS 2019, Short Films

Feathery and Furry Fun (Shorts Program)

Saturday, January 26 – 11:00am
Wednesday, January 30 – 10:30am
Ages 2+

Meet a menagerie full of new friends in this all-animated program, filled with creatures great and small. This program is filled with roly-poly adventures, vibrant colors, yummy treats and happy endings!