JANUARY 23, SATURDAY, AT 1PM
JANUARY 30, SATURDAY AT 10:30AM AND 11AM
These short movies are full of "abracadabra" moments! Go on a wild wagon ride, chase the moon, find a message in a bottle, and set off on a real life adventure to discover the things that will make you truly happy.
Taking Flight Northwest premiere
(Brandon Oldenburg, USA, animation, 2015, 5:17 min) In English.
A little red wagon transports a boy and his grandfather to an out-of-this-world realm of adventure.
The Moon and I World premiere
(Nancy Biniadaki, Germany, live action, 2015, 8:21 min) Mostly nonverbal, with one song in German, with English subtitles.
A little boy can't sleep one night. And no wonder there is a bright round object in his room, and it looks a lot like the moon!
Bounce Seattle premiere
(Rory Lowe and D.C. Barclay, United Kingdom, live action, 2015, 10:19 min) In English.
A little girl will do anything to get her heart's desire the bounciest ball in the world.
We Were Colors Seattle premiere
(Marcos Almada and Carlos Azcuaga, Mexico, animation, 2014, 7 min) Nonverbal, with some text in Spanish.
Three very different characters meet in a black and white city, and find a way to magically brighten their lives.
Freeze West Coast premiere
(Maria Peters, The Netherlands, live action, 2014, 15 min) In Dutch with English subtitles.
A girl discovers a bottle with message inside that tell her how to stop people in their tracks. It's a nifty trick, until she discovers that she isn't the only one who wants to use the magic spell.
Myna & Asterix West Coast premiere
(Kenny Basumatary, India, live action, 2015, 20 min) In English.
City kid Myna visits her cousin, who lives in a village. Together, the pair tries to make a magic potion, but they end up learning something much more valuable.
Note to parents: In "Taking Flight," a boy imagines brandishing a cartoonish ray gun while being chased by a flying saucer.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122