Para Picar: Historias Cortas en Español (Shorts Program)
Wed Jan 30: 1.30pm
Sat Feb 02: 3.30pm
Festival - Childrens Film Festival Seattle 2019: Shorts
** Giselle Geney (director) and Andrés Montaña (producer and sound design) for the film 3feet (Colombia) will be in attendance! **
These short animated and live-action films from Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Spain and the US will introduce you to a world of boys and girls who arent afraid to take chances, reach out to new friends, and explore their worlds.
Estos cortometrajes animados y de acción en vivo de Chile, Colombia, Cuba, México, España y los EE. UU. te presentarán un mundo en lo que niños y niñas no temen correr riesgos, buscar nuevos amigos y explorar sus mundos.
Annie & Carola My Best Friend
(Myriam Ballesteros, Spain, animation, 4 min, Spanish with English subtitles) North American premiere!
Carola decides to build a robot friend. But by accident, she ends up with Annie, a sparky and affectionate android who makes sure Carola has the craziest and most fun-filled birthday of her life.
(Esteban Gomez, Chile, animation, 4 min, Spanish with English subtitles) North American premiere!
Two friends want to take a shortcut through a neglected alleyway but theyve heard stories there are monsters there. But one friends bravery is contagious.
(Jasmine Castaneda, US & Puerto Rico, live action, 2016, 12 min, Spanish with English subtitles) West coast premiere!
Andrés sells avocados around the neighborhood to save up money for a gift for a girl. But during his journey he learns that life takes unexpected turns.
(Giselle Geney, Colombia, live action, 2018, 14 min, Spanish with English subtitles) North American premiere!
Gonzalo is an imaginative and tenacious 10-year old facing the most difficult task of his life: get to school with clean shoes.
(Kike Arroyo, Spain, live action, 2018, 12 min, Spanish with English subtitles) North American premiere!
Noel, who is about to have his 8th birthday, dresses up in an obscure costume in the hope of finding a kindred spirit.
(Javier Quintas, Spain, live action, 2017, 9 min, Spanish with English subtitles) West coast premiere!
Dani and Martina worry that their mother isnt getting enough to eat, so they find a way to bring her dinner every night.
(Ben Garfield, Cuba & UK, live action, 2017, 4 min, Spanish with English subtitles) North American premiere!
Three friends reveal what the Harry Potter stories mean to then, transforming their sleepy Cuban town into a world of wizards, witches and monsters.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122