Conscious Cartoons for Radolescents (Ages 13+ Short Film Program)
Friday, March 6 - 7:00pm
These animated films a best of compilation from the Conscious Cartoon International Animation Festival aim to open eyes, hearts and minds through the transcendent medium of animation. This collection of 10 award-winning films from nine countries explores themes including climate, child abuse, gender equality and identity and the joys and sorrow of the human condition.
Short Films in this Program:
Hate for Sale
(Anna Eijsbouts, Netherlands, 2017, 2:39 min, English)
A film that calls out against hate, incomprehension, and dehumanizing emotions.
(Vanessa Sweet, USA, 2018, 3:41 min, English)
An animated plea for empathy to mankind which invokes current world issues such as drone-strikes and religious persecution.
(Cable Hardin, USA, 2018, 2:13 min, nonverbal)
A tale of agriculture and eco-culture, as told by a bee and its box.
(Ayce Kartal, Turkey, 2016, 8 min, Turkish with English subtitles)
While looking back on the good old days, dark, terrifying memories emerge and begin to make sense.
(Evan DeRushie, Canada, 2017, 10:52 min, English and nonverbal)
An exotic birds comically harrowing tale from capture to freedom.
The Fish Curry
(Abhishek Verma, India, 2017, 12:02 min, Hindi with English subtitles)
A young man decides to come out to his parents by cooking and serving his fathers favorite dish.
(Radheya Jegatheva, Australia, 2017, 7:53 min, English)
A film that explores the relationship between man and technologytold from the perspective of a phone.
In a Nutshell
(Fabio Friedli, Switzerland, 2017, 6 min, nonverbal)
An attempt to capture the world in a nutshell. From a seed to war, from indifference to apocalypse.
Fruits of Clouds
(Kateina Karhánková, Czech Republic, 2017, 10 min, nonverbal)
The story of a little furry creature who will make a great discovery by overcoming the fear of the unknown.
(Dusan Kastelic, Slovenia, 2017, 12:42 min, nonverbal)
Life in the box is boring and miserable until one day a new baby boy arrives to stir things.
This program is a part of Northwest Film Forum's 15th Annual Children's Film Festival Seattle 2020: childrensfilmfestivalseattle.org
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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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