There's No Place Like Home
JANUARY 23, SATURDAY AT 5:30PM
THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME
Keep it all in the family with this collection of heartwarming films from around the world. Stubborn ghosts, chatty goldfish, clever fairies, and siblings of all shapes and sizes prove that you can always count on the ones you love.
My Big Brother Seattle premiere
(Jason Rayner, USA, animation, 2014, 2:23 min) In English.
Two boys give a whole new meaning to the term "big brother."
The Reward Seattle premiere
(Po-Chou Chi, Taiwan, animation, 2014, 3 min) Nonverbal.
A rich man gives a gift to the person who helped him achieve his dreams.
The Ghost of Grandpa Tong West Coast premiere
(Celeste Koon, Canada, live action, 2015, 10:52 min) In English.
When Zoe discovers that she is the only one who can see the ghost of her best friend's grandpa, she begins to understand the importance of culture, tradition, and sharing cookies with the ones you love.
The Concert North American premiere
(Ilias Florakis, Greece, live action, 2013, 5 min) Nonverbal.
A little boy's memories of his mother help him grow.
Gord's Brother US premiere
(Jeremy Lutter, Canada, live action, 2015, 15 min) In English.
With six eyes, blue scales, and a pointy tail, Gord's new little brother is monstrously adorable.
The Secret Forest US premiere
(Anna Antonova, Russia, live action and animation, 2015, 15:43 min) In Russian with English subtitles.
After Alice goes missing in a magical forest filled with mermaids and fairies, her older sister, Polina, must embark on a journey to save her.
Story of a Lonely Goldfish West Coast premiere
(Rahul Sharma, India, live action, 2015, 20 min) In Hindi with English subtitles.
Rahul's grandparents fight all the time. With a little imagination and help from his goldfish, Rahul forces his grandparents to call a truce.
Notes to parents: The death of a parent is subtly implied in "The Concert." Parents make hurtful decisions in "Gord's Brother." In "The Secret Forest," a girl is instructed by a fairy to kill a rabbit, as a test, but she doesn't do it. Grandparents bicker in "Story of a Lonely Goldfish."
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122