January 24, Saturday at 5:30pm
January 25, Sunday at 1:30pm
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In what can seem like a cookie-cutter world, it's great to take a look in the mirror and smile at the wonderfully unique, one-of-a-kind person that is you. These are films that celebrate that kids come in all shapes and sizes, and that it's really cool to just be who you are.
Notebook Babies: Someone Who Gets You
(Tony Dusko, USA, 2014, animation, 1:08 min) Nonverbal.
A funny creature finally finds someone who shares his sense of humor.
Anatole's Little Saucepan
(Eric Montchaud, France, 2014, animation, 5:47 min) In French with English subtitles.
Little Anatole is always dragging his saucepan behind him. It fell on him one day and nobody knows why.
Bendik & the Monster
(Frank Mosvold, Norway, 2014, animation, 10 min) In Norwegian with English subtitles.
This is the story of a monster who dreams of being a cabaret singer and the kid who understands him.
(Daniela Lizano, Costa Rica, 2010, animation, 2:30 min) Nonverbal.
A sloth caught in a race against time realizes he has friends who appreciate him the way he is.
Viviana Vargas, Costa Rica, 2014, animation, 1:53 min) Nonverbal.
A boy uses his imagination to turn a bully into a friend.
(Camilo Cogua, Colombia, 2013, animation, 3:51 min) In English.
At dance class, Diana gets a chance to play the part that really suits her.
Don't Be Curly
(Veronyka Jelinek, 2012, Czech Republic, animation, 6:23 min) In English.
Find out about restless curls, troubles, dreams, and the power of wishes you make.
(Camille Müller, 2012, Switzerland, animation, 4:45 min) Nonverbal.
A young boy wants to be like the hero of his favorite book.
The Boy Who Thought He Was Alright the Way He Was
(Tami Ravid, 2014, Netherlands, live action, 25 min) In Dutch and Arabic with English subtitles.
Latif likes to play on his keyboard and drifts quickly into his own fantasy world, which gets him in trouble at school and with his parents.
For ages 8+.
Notes for parents: This program is recommended for ages 8+ because of subtitles in a few films. But younger children may also enjoy this program.
Anatole's Little Saucepan: http://vimeo.com/92037593
Bendik & the Monster: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFPyhYtEx0Q
The Window: http://vimeo.com/52484964
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1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122