Shivers and Scares
January 24, Saturday at 7pm
SHIVERS AND SCARES
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Settle down into your seat and we'll tell you a spellbinding tale of what lurks in the dark corners of the house at night, or at the bottom of the deepest sea. Along the way you'll also watch funny stories about the mishaps of the grim reaper and the power of imagination. But be prepared, or you might just JUMP with fright!
(Salvador Aguirre, Mexico, live action, 2012, 7:25 min) In Spanish and Nahuatl, with English subtitles.
A boy runs away from what he thinks is a terrible monster. But his grandmother knows better.
(Tom Law, USA, animation, 2013, 1:04 min) Nonverbal.
Ever have the feeling someone is watching you?
The Open Window
(Lucila Las Heras, Argentina, live action, 2014, 10:14 min) In Spanish with English subtitles.
A girl who likes to make up stories tells one that will give a visitor the fright of his life.
(Siri Rutlin Harildstad, Norway, live action, 2014, 12:45 min) In Norwegian with English subtitles.
A girl's older brother plans to give her the scariest night ever. But that's nothing compared to what she has in store for him.
A Way of Being
(Kobi Vogman, Israel, animation, 2014, 5:45 min) Nonverbal.
A creepy creature made of yarn tries to leave its bench without unraveling.
(Alain Fournier, Canada, animation, 2014, 16:30 min) In French with English subtitles.
A sailor posted to a remote lighthouse learns the secrets of the mysterious keeper while a strange storm is brewing.
Dji: Death Fails
(Dmitri Voloshin, Moldova, animation, 2012, 3:56 min) Nonverbal.
Even the grim reaper has an unlucky night once in a while.
(Miguel Jiron, USA, animation, 2014, 6:39 min) Mostly nonverbal, with a couple of words in English and Spanish.
Traveling to Nicaragua with his family, a young boy finds the place is teeming with iguanas.
For ages 8+.
Notes to parents: Two of the films have very brief instances of coarse language. And this is a program for kids who like chills and thrills, so expect intense imagery!
The Open Window: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtU3fjEc-y4&list=UUGd96KaEZDGfFKIgbVj6meg
Broken Face: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nzy38sJFSK0
Dji: Death Fails: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tungOtYlmXg
A Way of Being: http://vimeo.com/100087747
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122