Around the World with 2012 Children’s Film Fest Seattle

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Around the World with 2012 Children’s Film Fest Seattle

  1. Saturday, August 18, 2012 3:00 p.m.
Still image from the film Car Crash
Around the World with Children’s Film Festival Seattle 2012
This program of live-action and animated shorts from Chidlren’s Film Festival Seattle 2012 is a passport to a world of imagination. You’ll meet magical characters, laugh at funny stories and learn how friendship makes the planet go ‘round. The program includes:


LITTLE RED PLANE (Charlotte Blacker, England, 3:39 min.)
A boy and his cat hop in a knitted red plane to deliver packages all over the world and beyond.

SNOWFLAKES AND CARROTS (Samantha Leriche-Gionet, Canada, 4 min.)
A little girls is stealing the noses from snowmen — but she has a good reason!

LOVE BUG (Kat Candler, USA, 6 min.)
A nine-year-old, bug-loving boy must work up his courage to ask a like-minded little girl out on a date. Winner of the Children’s Jury Prize for Best Live Action Short.

TREVOR (Matthieu Saghezchi, France, 3 min.)
A little boy’s mind speeds up, just when it time for it to slow down. In French with English subtitles.

OLGA (Kai Pannen, Germany 6:14 min.)
A sweet animated film about feelings, and the way that friends can help each other. In German with English subtitles.

MUNGGE: NOT AGAIN! (Irmgard Walthert, Switzerland 6:20 min.)
Two marmots and a hedgehog must try to rescue their sleepwalking friend. In Swiss German with English subtitles.

THE DRIVING ACCIDENT (Rio Fitch, Canada, 5 min.)
A minor mess becomes a big one when a little boy attempts to clean up a mishap. Winner of the Children’s Jury Northwest Prize.

DODU: THE CARDBOARD BOY (Jose Miguel Ribeiro, Portugal, 5 min.)
A boy and his ladybug friend leave the city and set sail on a magical adventure. ADVENTURES OF OWEN (David Cadiz, Canada, 13 min.) A boy harnesses the power of his imagination to soar above his everyday problems.

CELLO (Tatiana Kurnaeva, Russia, 6 min.)
A boy practicing the cello is transported to a magical place.

BIG DRIVE (Anita Lebeau, Canada, 9 min.)
Four sisters use their imaginations to make an endless road trip fun. Winner of the Children’s Jury Prize for Best Animated Film.

This is a program of the Northwest Film Forum, curated by Elizabeth Shepherd. It has been deemed appropriate for children of all ages. Three films have subtitles, with dialogue spoken in French, German and Swiss German. All other films are in English or are nonverbal. Children ages 12 and under are admitted for free.

Digital presentation.