Stop, Look and Listen
Children's Film Festival Seattle 2015 Preview!
Saturday, Jan 10 at 05:00PM
Treat yourself to a preview of Children's Film Festival Seattle 2015, featuring some of our best animated shorts. These stop motion animators use innovative methods and materials to tell their stories, from puppets and miniatures to computer parts, frosting, and even toes! Local animator and puppeteer Bill Jarcho will introduce the show and stick around to discuss animation afterwards!
Anatole's Little Saucepan
(Eric Montchaud, France, 2014, 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.
(Vallo Toomla, Estonia, 2013, 9 min)
On a trip to the supermarket, a child finds himself adrift in a dark-green ocean of bubbles and fantastical creatures.
(Neil Christopher, Canada, 2014, 6:49 min)
A neglected orphan and a kind little girl encounter one of the most dangerous land spirits from Inuit folktales: the Amautalik.
Dear November Boy
(Takeshi Yashiro, Japan, 2012, 3:21 min)
Sparrows have a special surprise in store for a birthday boy on a cold morning.
(Joni Männistö, Finland, 2013, 5 min)
A metropolis made of electronic parts and pieces comes alive.
Papa Cloudy's Restaurant
(Akiko McQuerrey, USA, 2013, 5:51 min)
An octopus sings about overfishing and inspires Papa Cloudy to make sustainable dishes with love.
(Mari Miyazawa, Japan, 2014, 7 min)
Growing up is literally the icing on the cake for a mother and daughter.
(Daria Kopiec, Poland, 2012, 2:18 min)
In Polish with English subtitles.
A story of traveling gypsies who sing songs around the campfire, told using toes.
(Vuk Mitevski, Macedonia/Germany, 2013, 17:11 min)
A teenage boy goes to war in this intense tale full of rich imagery.
Note to parents: Program is suitable for all ages except for the final film, Alerik, which is for ages 10+. That film's subject matter includes war and its consequences.
Interested in learning about animation prior to the show? Check out our Animation Jam with Bill Jarcho workshop, scheduled for Jan 10, 12-4pm.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122