JANUARY 24, SUNDAY AT 11AM
Snuggle close for a cozy, all-animated celebration of snowy days, winter holidays, and icy, starry nights. Don't forget your mittens! You'll be glad you bundled up.
Storm North American premiere
(Lim Guo Jun, Singapore, 2013, 3:03 min) Nonverbal.
Watch out! A winter storm, made out of beautiful colored shapes, is headed your way.
Penguinese Theatrical premiere. Filmmaker in attendance! Doublecheck once dates are set.
(Jack Forman, USA, 2015, 2:40 min) In English.
Head to the South Pole in a hot air balloon with the Seattle band, Recess Monkey!
A Little Star North American premiere
(Svetlana Andrianova, Russia, 2015, 5 min) In Russian with English subtitles.
One snowy winter night, a young star falls from the sky and loses his way in busy Russian city streets.
Three Kings North American premiere
(Anna Blaszczyk, Poland, animation, 2014, 8:09 min) In English.
Gaspar, Melchior, and Balthasar follow the twinkling star of light to bring gifts to a newborn king.
Morningbird and Murmelton on Winter Holiday West Coast premiere
(Annette Saugestad Helland, Norway, 2014, 8:08 min) In Norwegian with English subtitles.
A little girl peers into her freezer, and sees two tiny creatures frolicking in the icescape!
Hard to be a Sparrow North American premiere
(Darya Vyatkina, Russia, 2014, 7:55 min) Nonverbal.
A crafty sparrow meets a sweet friend to help him get through the winter.
Snow West Coast premiere
(Sophie Roze and Antoine Lanciaux, France/Switzerland, 2015, 26 min) In French with English subtitles.
A small town is hit by an incredible snowstorm, leading one family on a cross-cultural adventure.
Notes to parents: "Three Kings" is a Christmas story. There is a brief moment in "Hard to be a Sparrow" when a bird seems to have died, but he hasn't.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122