Icing on the Cake (Ages 2+ Short Film Program)
Saturday, February 29 11:00
** Sunday, March 8 3:00pm
** Please note: All CFFS 2020 closing day events (March 8) take place
Off-Site @ Rainier Arts Center
(3515 S Alaska St., Seattle, WA 98118)
These gentle, colorful animated films filled with curious animals and adventurous kids are all about singing, growing up, flying high and celebrating the magic of life, in all its lovely rainbow colors.
Short Films in this Program:
(ILLOGIC, France, animation, 2019, 1:48 min, sung in Italian)
Deep in the forest, a squirrel conductor wields the baton in a grand nocturnal opera.
A Chicks Adventure
(Christoph Brehme & Loïc Bruyère, Italy & France, animation, 2018, 2:16 min, nonverbal) West Coast premiere!
Bit by bit, a baby chick breaks free of her eggshell, meeting many incredible creatures along the way. When shes finished, she rushes back to tell her mama all about her journey!
(Julia Ocker, Germany, animation, 2018, 3:37 min, nonverbal) Seattle premiere!
When an elephant is a little sad and grumpy, his trunk knows the way to cheer him up.
I Have a Little Cactus
(Meike Fehre, Germany, animation, 2019, 3:55 min, English)
A strange birthday present turns out to be something worth singing about!
Pickle Plum Parade
(Eri Sasaki, Japan, animation, 2019, 3:48 min, nonverbal) West Coast premiere!
A little girl sets out to discover her town and finds a wonderland in pink and yellow hues.
(Ayako Kishi, Japan, animation, 2019, 5:22 min, nonverbal) Seattle premiere!
A boy finds a way to bring his dreams of food, friends and flight to life.
Kippkopp in the Snow
(Szilvia Fabók & Tama Mikori, Hungary, animation, 2019, 7:08 min, Hungarian with Engish subtitles)
A little chestnut boy has a great adventure when he sets out in the snow to help his friends: the birds.
Snail the Painter
(Manuela Vladi-Matruko, Croatia, animation, 7:38 min, nonverbal)
See how fast and musical a snails pace can be as a group of graceful gastropods move through fields of color.
Koyaa: Elusive Paper
(Kolja Saksida, Slovenia, animation, 2:45 min, nonverbal) West Coast premiere!
Koyaa needs to get creative when his art project keeps flying away.
(Step C., China, animation, 2019, 5:12 min, English) Seattle premiere!
Discover a gentle, soothing world, where sad can turn to happy if you look at things from all their angles.
Little Grey Wolfy Summer Party
(Natalia Malykhina, Norway, animation, 2019, 6:33 min, nonverbal) West Coast premiere!
Teamwork and friendship make the best birthday cake ever for a little wolf on his special day.
The Rainbow Giant
(Guo Jun-ming, Taiwan, animation, 2018, 6 min, Mandarin with English subtitles)
A girl journeys into a world of vibrant color, finding tasty treats to make her mother feel better.
(Nolwenn Roberts, France, animation, 2018, 7:19 min, nonverbal)
It takes time and some help from friends for a little mouse to make his dream of flying come true.
Mister Paper Goes Out For a Walk
(Ben Tesseur & Steven De Beul, Belgium, animation, 2017, 8:28 min, a little Dutch with English subtitles)
When Mr. Paper goes for a walk, he brings some newspapers and some scissors along, in case he needs anything along the way.
Lullabies in Motion
(Shaun Drew, USA, animation, 2019, 5:37 min, sung in French and English) Seattle premiere!
Wind down with beautiful lullabies and beautiful animation that helps tell the stories of how these songs were written.
This program is a part of Northwest Film Forum's 15th Annual Children's Film Festival Seattle 2020: childrensfilmfestivalseattle.org
ABOUT NORTHWEST FILM FORUM
Northwest Film Forum's mission is to incite public dialogue and creative action through collective cinematic experiences. A nonprofit film and arts center located in Seattle, Northwest Film Forum presents hundreds of films, festivals, community events, multidisciplinary performances, and public discussions each year. A comprehensive visual media organization, the Forum offers educational workshops (including summer camps and year-round programs for young people) and artist services for film and media makers at all stages of their development. Artist services include access to space, gear, fiscal sponsorship, and an edit lab. Northwest Film Forum is a member-based organization. nwfilmforum.org
ABOUT CHILDRENS FILM FESTIVAL SEATTLE
The 15th Annual Children's Film Festival Seattle is a cinematic extravaganza that celebrates the best and brightest in international films for children, including animation, feature length films, short films, and hands-on workshops. Since 2005, Childrens Film Festival Seattle has grown to become the largest and most respected film festival on the West Coast dedicated to children ages 3-16. Each year, Northwest Film Forum selects childrens films from dozens of countries, reaching more than 10,000 people during festival screenings and field trips in Seattle, and a subsequent festival tour of up to 25 U.S. venues.
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1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
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