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, […]
Saturday, January 26 – 11:30am
This program celebrates beautiful and complex stories of identity and diversity — just like you, the people you will meet in this program are one of kind, finding their way towards their authentic selves, rejecting stereotypes and reaching out to others who respect and affirm their journeys.
Sunday, January 27 – 1:00pm
Wednesday, January 30 – 3:00pm
Saturday, February 9 – 3:00pm
* 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.
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!
Saturday, January 26 – 11:00am
Wednesday, January 30 – 10:30am
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!
Saturday, February 2 – 7:00pm
(Feature from Japan, in Japanese with Eng. subtitles)
* North American premiere! *
This is the story of a lone girl Chieri, whose father has recently died, and her only friend Cherry, a stuffed animal that helps the girl, overcomes her fear and finds the light in life again. But to do that, she needs to embark on a mysterious adventure where fantasy and reality blend and blur. In the end, Chieri understands the way to go on.
Sat, Jan 27, 2018 @ 11 AM Sat, Feb 10, 2018 @ 11 AM Ages 2+. 70 min. Spread your wings and soar through the air! In these sweet and funny films, you’ll meet a brave baby owl, take an around-the-world trip with a lost little dolly, and accompany a feisty little girl when she […]