Sunday, January 27 – 11:00am
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!
Short Films in this Program:
Big Block Singsong: Duck
(Warren Brown, Canada, animation, 2017, 2 min, English)
Stand back — it’s a quack attack!
Lemon & Elderflower
(Ilenia Cotardo, UK, animation, 2017, 3 min, nonverbal) Seattle premiere!
Two little hummingbird siblings have tiny wings, but they still find a way to fly!
(Emily Brundige, US, animation, 2019, 5 min, English) World premiere!
Goldie is a very big girl, but she discovers that her size has its wonderful advantages.
Spring Bear Song
(Csaba Gellár, Hungary, animation, 2017, 2 min, Hungarian with English subtitles) North American premiere!
In the springtime, a sleepy bear wakes up to the sunshine of springtime.
(Julia Ocker, Germany, animation, 2018, 4 min, nonverbal) US premiere!
A feisty little piggy decides to join two beautiful flamingos for a fancy tea party.
(Ekaterina Filippova, Russia, animation, 2017, 7 min, Russian with English subtitles) US premiere!
An little elephant discovers his very long trunk is beautiful and helpful!
(Alvaro Ceppi, Chile, animation, 2017, 5 min, nonverbal) US premiere!
Three magical beings keep all the stories in the library inside the books!
The Hungry Little Wolf
(Arnaud Demuynck, France & Belgium, animation, 2017, 9 min, French with English subtitles) West Coast premiere!
A little wolf learns that he need help from his dad when he goes looking for a meal!
Fluffy Hour: PuiPui & MuuMuu “Always Together”
(Hiroyuki Mizoguchi, Japan, animation, 2018, 5 min, nonverbal) North American premiere!
Two fluffy fairies live in the fluffy woods. What will they do today?
Pingu in the City, Episode 5
(Naomi Iwata, Japan, animation, 2017, 7 min, nonverbal) West Coast premiere!
Little Pingu, a famous penguin, has moved to the city in this new Japanese series.
The Bird Wedding
(Jana Geisler, Germany, animation, 2017, 7 min, German with English subtitles) West Coast premiere!
A famous German folk song comes to life in this animated film about a wedding.
(Julia Ocker, Germany, animation, 2018, 4 min, nonverbal) Seattle premiere!
A sloth wants an ice cream cone, but first, he needs a nap.