JANUARY 24, SUNDAY AT 1PM
JANUARY 30, SATURDAY AT 5:30PM
Peek inside this cinematic cabinet of curiosities, and you'll see a mind-blowing mélange of images sure to stir your most creative impulses. Befriend a lemur, dive into the pages of a book, watch your drawings come alive and marvel at the size of your own mind it can hold so many thoughts!
Little Attic a youth-made film! West Coast premiere
(Maiia Fazulina, Russia, animation, 2015, 3:36 min) In Russian with English subtitles.
What's going on up there in your head? Think good thoughts, and help others do the same!
The Fly Seattle premiere
(Marco di Gerlando, Italy, live action and animation, 2015, 7 min) Nonverbal.
A schoolgirl's drawing comes alive in a most unexpected way!
PAWO West Coast premiere
(Antje Heyn, Germany, animation, 2015, 7:39 min) Nonverbal.
This film, named for the Tibetan word for "being brave," takes us on a girl's adventure to a world, where she becomes aware of her strength and skills.
Very Lonely Cock North American premiere
(Leonid Shmelkov, Russia, animation, 2015, 6 min) Mostly nonverbal, with some Russian with English subtitles.
A day starts out like any other for a hen, but soon, things begin to go haywire in the barnyard.
True Places - a youth-made film! US premiere
(Theo Taplitz, USA, live action, 2015, 5:03 min) In English.
A boy lost in sadness discovers a mysterious hole in one of the books his grandfather left behind.
Light Motif West Coast premiere
(Frédéric Bonpapa, France/United Kingdom, animation, 2014, 4:15 min) Nonverbal.
A monkey sits back and watches as a world is built around him. Featuring a Steve Reich soundtrack, and some very cool colors!
Abstract Painting World premiere
(Tatiana Skorlupkina, Russia, animation, 2015, 6:34 min) In English.
Different animals try to describe a painting, but they all see different things! Based on Daniil Harm's children's story, "The Booboohoo Dog."
Fabric Cosmos US premiere
(Seung-hee Jung, South Korea, animation, 2015, 11:05 min) In Korean with English subtitles.
A curious little boy and a bouncy chipmunk explore their small planet, which is part of a vast cosmos full of different fabrics.
A is for Aye-Aye: an Abecedarian Adventure World premiere
(Augusta Palmer, USA, live action and animation, 2015, 13:56 min) Nonverbal.
A young girl brings 100 years of images to life when she befriends an aye-aye, a lemur from Madagascar, in the New York Public Library's Picture Collection.
Notes to parents: The film "Light Motif" is meant to provide kids with a colorful introduction to experimental cinema. Another film in the program, "True Places," shows how a young boy uses his imagination to cope with the loss of a grandparent.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122