SUNDAY, JANUARY 27 AT 3:30PM
(Rajan Khosa, India, 2011, live action, 82 min)
In a small town in central India, a young, illiterate urchin is obsessed with flying kites and dreams of bringing down a mysterious kite named Kali that seems to rule the skies. Without money, an education or a loving family, the boy's goal seems impossible, but with pluck and inventiveness he sets out to make his dream come true. This new film from Children's Film Society India has won acclaim worldwide for its story of an indomitable child who rises above countless obstacles to achieve his goal. Ages 7 and up. In Hindi with English subtitles. The leading character, a young boy, is treated cruelly at times in the film an honest depiction of the hardship and poverty that millions of children throughout the world must endure.
Screens with Topher's Candyland (2 min, Kimball Elementary School, 2009), a film made by fourth-grade students in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle, in a workshop with Seattle filmmaker Brad Vanderburg.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122