Longing and Belonging: The Best Live Action Films from Children’s Film Festival Seattle 2017
- Directed By: Various Directors
- Shorts Program
- 66 Minutes
- Sunday, October 1, 2017 3:00 p.m.
Short films included in this program include:
(Shatha Alghabri, Malaysia, 2016, 4:26 min, in Arabic with English subtitles)
Yemeni children share their experiences of being refugees, as they recount what they have seen and what they miss.
(Cassiana Maranha, Brazil, 2014, 3:27 min, in Brazilian sign language with English subtitles)
Valentino hears less, and feels more. He will grow up to be a musician.
(Helen Flanagan, Ireland, 2016, 12 min, in English)
Ten-year-old Daithi is afflicted with a serious crush, but will his feelings get in the way of his loyalty to his best friend?
(Maryam Abdoli, Iran, 2016, 15 min, in Farsi with English subtitles)
After a young girl is turned down for a part in the school play, her teacher learns a lesson about persistence and ingenuity.
Mr. and Mrs. Kim
(Jaehuen Chung, USA, 2016, 14:40 min, mostly in English, but some Korean with English subtitles)
A Korean-American boy makes up a glamorous story about his parents, but then discovers that their real story is something he can be much more proud of.
I am Yup'ik
(Daniele Anastasion and Nathan Golon, USA, 2016, 17 min, in English and Yup’ik with English subtitles)
In this inspiring documentary, an Alaskan Yup’ik teenager travels across hundreds of miles of frozen tundra to compete in a basketball tournament and bring pride to his village.