CFFS 2022 Adventure Awaits!
Feb. 13 at 3pm
Feb. 19 at 3pm
$13 General Admission
*** Public safety notice ***
NWFF patrons will be required to double-mask while in the building. Disposable masks are available at the door for those who need them. To be admitted, patrons ages 5+ will also be required to present EITHER proof of COVID-19 vaccination OR a negative result from a COVID-19 test administered within the last 48 hours by an official testing facility. Boosters are strongly recommended, though not required for entry.
NWFF is adapting to evolving recommendations to protect the public from COVID-19. Read more about their policies regarding cleaning, masks, and capacity limitations at bit.ly/nwffcovidsafety
Watch kids from around the world embark on adventures of all kinds! From facing sea monsters to climbing trees, these characters can do anything they set their mind to.
Films in this program:
The Child and the Goose
A child and a goose becoming friends find themselves embarking on a journey of adventure and freedom.
(Jade Chastan, Alice Failla, Justine Hermetz, Sophie Lafleur & Vincent Lenne, France, 2021, 8 min, nonverbal)
West Coast Premiere!
On the night of a full moon, a young boy sails with his father for the first time to learn a secret ritual of pearl trade with a frightful monster.
(Khalifa Al-Mana, Qatar, 2021, 7 min, nonverbal)
The Boy Who Would Become a Knight
With live action and stop motion animations, The Boy Who Would Become a Knight describes a moment of transition in the life of Luigi, a child from fourteenth-century Florence. A weavers precious embroidered blanket brings to life the adventures of young Tristan, which inspire Luigi to take on the skills and code of knighthood.
(Gianmarco DAgostino, Italy, 2020, 7 min, in Italian with English subtitles)
Jump! is a tale of overcoming deep fears and learning that on the other side of any challenge is an experience that will strengthen your character and stay with you for a lifetime.
(Stanley Hector, India, 2021, 6 min, nonverbal)
CW: Bluebird has a few sequences depicting bullying and the accidental injuring of a bird, which the bullies show remorse about.
A sad little boy goes on about his sad little day. A bluebird flies into his life. Things start looking up. Joy follows them wherever they go. Then, suddenly a dark turn down an unfamiliar path.
(John R. Ryan, US, 2020, 9 min, nonverbal)
No Key to Poetry
West Coast Premiere!
Facing writers block, a resourceful young girl summons the powers of a chicken-pencil. Together, they embark upon a colored trip. Destination? Imagination.
(Islena Neira, France, 2021, 3 min, in French with English subtitles)
Floating in a vast sea on an old piano, little Mora discovers that its ivory keys have the power to conjure the wind. She uses the keyboards magic to begin to navigate an eerie, emotional world, hoping to bring it back to life.
(Jurga eduikyt, Lithuania, 2021, 10 min, nonverbal)
A Morning with Aroha
West Coast Premiere!
CW: A Morning with Aroha features a young girl going out on her own without permission.
Aroha wants to share her creativity with her neighbours. Her imaginations come to life for everyone to enjoy.
(Nicholas Riini, New Zealand, 2021, 11 min, in English)
Treasures Beneath My Tree
A child reconnects to her fondest memories through a box of treasures that she has kept beneath her tree throughout her life.
(Alexandra Cerna, US, 2021, 5 min, nonverbal)
A fathers kayak outing with his baby along a peaceful river turns out to be a real family adventure.
(Solène Bosseboeuf, Flore Dechorgnat, Tiphaine Klein, Auguste Lefort & Antoine Rossi, France, 2021, 6 min, nonverbal)
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122
Ticketing, concessions, cinemas, restrooms, and our public edit lab are located on Northwest Film Forum's ground floor, which is wheelchair accessible. We have a limited number of assistive listening devices available for programs hosted in our larger theater, Cinema 1. These devices are maintained by the Technical Director, and can be requested at the ticketing and concessions counter.
The Forum does NOT have assistive devices for the visually impaired, and is not (yet) a scent-free venue. Our commitment to increasing access for our audiences is ongoing, and we welcome all public input on the subject!
If you have additional specific questions about accessibility at our venue, please contact our Executive Director Vivian Hua at firstname.lastname@example.org