Tag: cffs 2018

CFFS 2018, Features

Opening Night: Castle in the Sky (CFFS 2018)

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 @ 7 PM (Hayao Miyazaki, Japan, animation, 1986, 124 min, in English) For ages 6+ Gala Opening Night, sponsored by The Boeing Company and co-presented with Seattle International Film Festival, at the Egyptian Theatre Doors open at 6:30pm for red carpet photos! Come as your favorite character from a Miyazaki film, […]

CFFS 2018, Features

5 Rupees (CFFS 2018)

Sunday, Jan 28 @ 5 PM (Piyush Panjuani, India, live action, 2017, 82 minutes, in Hindi with English subtitles) For ages 8+ Co-presented with Tasveer South Asian Film Festival! North American premiere! Hamid, age 7, lives with his grandmother in a small village, and although they are poor, they are rich in love for each other. And […]

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Special Events (CFFS 2018)

FESTIVAL GALA OPENING NIGHT! Thursday Jan 25, 2018 7:00pm Egyptian Theatre, 805 E. Pine St. Doors open at 6:30 for red carpet photos. Costume contest will begin at 6:45 Ages 6+ ​ Sponsored by The Boeing Company and co-presented with Seattle International Film Festival, at the Egyptian Theatre! Come as your favorite character from any […]

CFFS 2018

CFFS 2018 Prize-Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 winners of the Children’s Film Festival Prizes decided by youth juries and audience members. We are very proud that this year’s prizes go to films from the continents of North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, truly reflecting our passion to bring global awareness to youth audiences in Seattle. […]

CFFS 2018

Workshops, Classes & Hands-On Activities (CFFS 2018)

Don’t just watch great films during the festival — make your own! Festival classes will get you fired up to find out more about the collaborative, magical art of filmmaking. Student films will will screen at the Festival’s Closing Ceremony on Feb. 10 at 5pm. Classes must be registered for in advance. Questions? Email Elizabeth […]

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 […]