Wild and Free (Ages 8+ Short Film Program)
Saturday, February 29 1:00pm
Saturday, March 7 1:30pm
In these live-action shorts from Europe, South America, India and the USA, youll meet kids who navigate all kinds of magical twists and turns in their lives. Time travel with two friends, meet a bike-riding girl who isnt everything she appears to be and discover how friendships can build a bridge to understanding.
** Seattle Filmmaker Kendra Ann Sherrill (A Dreamers Melody") in attendance on March 7! **
** Content advisory: The Bicycle Thief has a surprise twist that makes us think twice about the assumptions we make! In Outgrown, two cousins plan to sneak out without permission. **
Short Films in this Program:
A Dreamers Melody
(Kendra Ann Sherrill, USA, live-action, 2018, 4 min, nonverbal) Seattle filmmaker in attendance on Mar. 7!
A trip to the movie theater sparks a passion for a young girl and her shoes.
The Bicycle Thief
(Kerry Skinner & Stewart Alexander, United Kingdom, live-action, 2018, 7 min, in English) Seattle premiere!
Whizzing through a wonderland of ice cream parlors and amusement parks, a girls adventure is interrupted when she looks up to find her bike has vanished. Shell need to give chase to see who rode away on it, and why.
All in Good Time
(Bonnie Dempsey, Ireland, live-action, 2017, 15 min, in English)
An Irish boy who lives on the West Coast of Ireland in 1918 and an Indian-Irish girl who lives in the same place in 2018, form a magical friendship via messages stuffed into a bottle that they throw into the sea.
(Berenice Adrianzen Zegarra, Peru, live-action, 2018, 20 min, in Spanish with English subtitles) West Coast premiere!
A resourceful and imaginative boy shows his little brother how to turn a search for recyclables into a grand hunt for treasure.
Apples and Oranges
(Rukshana Tabassum, India, live-action, 2019, 22 min, in English with English subtitles) West Coast premiere!
In this fable set in the land of Fruitistan, friends named Daisy and Tulip must find a way to overcome a big difference that has divided their families.
(Huriyyah Muhammad, USA, live-action, 2019, 13 min, English) West Coast premiere!
Reggie and Sam, two kids of the 1990s, find out their favorite hip hop artist will be in town. Reggies mom says no way to going to the concert, but the thick-as-thieves cousins know they can dream up a way to be there.
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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