Into the Magic
INTO THE MAGIC
Wednesday, Jan 31 @ 10:30AM
Saturday, Feb 3 @ 10:30 and 11am
Some days start out the same as all others, but then shift suddenly into something extra-special. These animated films celebrate times when special places and powers are revealed, out of the blue. Youll meet a man who can wake up a whole town, a girl who learns to cast a spell, birds that outsmart a weasel in an explosion of color and sound, and a forest creature who finds the bravery to take an exciting journey. Close your eyes, and make a wish. It might just come true!
(Warren Brown, Canada, USA, animation, 2017, 2 min, English) West Coast premiere!
A soulful wizard sings about the many skills he's mastered. Now, if he could only cast a spell!
(Gavin Moran, USA, animation, 2015, 2:20 min, nonverbal) No premiere status.
A young boy chases an errant kite to a mysterious cave high in the mountains.
(Filip Diviak, Czech Republic, animation, 2017, 9:31 min, nonverbal) North American premiere!
Long ago, in a cold Nordic country, a man toils at his job of waking people up. But one day, a shiny bell changes his life.
Watch the trailer: Trailer (download): https://owncloud.cesnet.cz/index.php/s/hsY1aUObQFDXx4a
Between the Trees
(Frank Harper, UK, animation, 2016, 5 min, nonverbal) US premiere!
A young boy, lost in a dense forest, finds help in the form a peculiar creature.
Peppercorn Babycorn Unicorn
(Makoto Koji, Australia, animation, 2015, 4:44 min, nonverbal) Seattle premiere!
Left unattended, a young girl hijacks her grandmothers cauldron to make a unicorn, with mixed results!
Watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/120349086
Elena and the Shadows
(Cesar Cepeda, Mexico, animation, 2016, 7:33 min, nonverbal) Seattle premiere!
Elena is alone in her world, until Felix befriends her and shows her how to access other universes.
The House of Colors
(Nicolás P. Villarreal, Argentina, animation, 2017, 9 min, English) Seattle Premiere!
A young girl wishes to live inside her favorite television show, but the wondrous trees of La Plata, a mysterious house, and her loving Mother's secret, cause her to change her mind.
Watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/155249609
A Small Escape
(David Sandell, Sweden, animation, 2016, 2:39 min, nonverbal) Seattle premiere!
A pair of scissors reaches out to other household objects with one aim in mind to fly away from home.
(Timon Leder, Slovenia, animation, 2016, 11:35 min, nonverbal) US premiere!
A hungry Weasel sneaks up on a flock of birds living on a last standing tree, but then disaster turns into something completely unexpected.
Watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/218126499
Fruits of Clouds
(Katerina Karhankova, Czech Republic, animation, 2017, 10 min, nonverbal) West Coast premiere!
A little furry creature makes a great discovery by overcoming the fear of the unknown.
Watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/160539766
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122