Earthwise (Ages 8+ Environmental Short Film Program) at Children's Film Festival Seattle
Saturday, March 7 5:30pm
This imaginative collection of international films is meant to inspire the youngest generation to protect the planet and take good care of all the fabulous creatures who call it home. Youll also meet brave kids who learn to fight, if necessary, in order to do whats right for the earth.
** Content advisory: Trophy Hunter deals with hunting, and shows a boy pretending to be a big game hunter. In Too Much Rain, a girls beloved dog disappears during a flood, but she finds him later. Carpe Diem explores a childs choice to be a vegetarian. **
Short Films in this Program:
Summer of the Ice Age
(Kiyomi Aoyagi, Japan, animation, 2 min, nonverbal) North American premiere!
A child gazes deep into a frosty drink and sees an ancient world come to life.
(Mathieu Guimond, Canada, animation, 2017, 3 min, nonverbal)
As the night begins to fall away, a wolf is on the move.
(Miran Mioi, Croatia, animation, 2018, 9 min, nonverbal)
Little White Crow is often laughed at and bullied because shes the only one of her kind in her flock. But when her bullies are threatened, she helps them find a better place to live.
(Bela Bulgakova, Germany, animation, 2019, 10 min, nonverbal)
Two calves look for their mother, finding many other beautiful animals along the way.
(Sean Burns, USA, animation, 2019, 3:40 min, nonverbal)
A little boy with a BB gun fantasizes about being a big game hunter.
Too Much Rain
(John M Cernak, USA, animation, 2018, 8:10 min, English)
Rain is beautiful, but when it rains too much, a little girl must navigate waters of sorrow and still maintain hope.
(Rachel Portová, United Kingdom, animation, 3 min, nonverbal)
When a little girl becomes best friends with a carp who is destined to be her Christmas dinner, she must choose between tradition and her newfound friendship.
Saving Mr. Green
(Shivani Monga, India, live-action, 23 min, English)
Ten-year-old Piyall considers the tree in front of her house to be her best friend, and she calls him Mr. Green. But when she discovers the tree is about to be cut down, she jumps into action to prove how much she will fight for what is right.
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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