RICFF 2012: Day Three

REDCAT International Children's Film Festival: Day Three

Presented by CalArts in partnership with Northwest Film Forum

The annual REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival returns with two full weekends of exhilarating short-film programs to enchant moviegoers of all ages. The festival showcases work from around the globe—including Brazil, Colombia, Israel, Iran, Japan, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Taiwan and Vietnam—to raise the curtain on a world of celluloid wonder sure to inspire the whole family.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 12: Screening Schedule

12:00 PM | TOUCH MY HEART: GENTLE FILMS ON THE BIG SCREEN
Dive into the sumptuous animation and vivid live-action of these richly textured films that reveal gentle tales and sweet stories suited to the youngest of film fans. 

The Little Red Plane Charlotte Blacker, UK
Keenan at Sea Jeremy Galante and David Cowles, USA
Big Wash Kassandra Wellendorf, Denmark
Big Plans Irmgard Walthert, Switzerland
Dodu: The Cardboard Boy José Miguel Ribeiro, Portugal
Heartstrings Rhiannon Evans, UK
Mungge - Not Again! Irmgard Walthert, Adrian Flückiger and Claudia Röthlin, Switzerland
Chrysalis Aubrey Millen, Germany
How the Shammies Bathed Edmunds Jansons, Latvia
Pittanko! Motohiro Shirakawa, Japan
Neighbors Masaki Buma and Wakana Osawa, Japan
Beans Marly Reed, Canada 

All ages. Running time: 54 min.
Three films with English subtitles, in Danish, Japanese and German.

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1:30 PM | A JOURNEY BEYOND
Vibrant music and colorful cultures come to life in a cinematic sightseeing trip, with visits to Poland, Mexico, Vietnam, Italy and a magical New York City subway ride!

Light Thief Sophie De Coyere, UK
El Salon Mexico Paul Glickman, USA
Wycinanki Irena Rindos, USA
The Yellow Balloon Robert Castillo and Ben Thompson, USA
What Makes Me Happy: Tung's Film Annie Gibbs, Vietnam/UK
The Story of Little Paolo Nicolas Liguori, France/Belgium
New London Calling Alla Kovgan, USA 

Ages 7 and up. Running time: 67 min.
One film in French with English subtitles.

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3:00 PM | YES I CAN: KIDS COME OF AGE
Celebrate amazing kids as they overcome adversity to forge friendships, embrace their heritages and discover the value of their unique place in the world.

Azza Saskia Gubbels, The Netherlands
The Letter Angel Manuel Soto, Puerto Rico
The Ball Katja Roberts, UK
The Road Home Rahul Gandotra, UK/India 

Ages 9 and up. Running time: 62 min
Three films with English subtitles, in Dutch, Spanish and Hindi.

These films deal with mild swearing, religious debate, bullying and running away. But positive messages and points for conversation abound!

 

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Funded in part with generous support from Nickelodeon and the Los Angeles Times.

Associated Images: 

Date/TimeGSTCA
SAT 5/12
12:00 pm
$5$5$5
SAT 5/12
1:30 pm 
$5$5$5
SAT 5/12
3:00 pm 
$5$5$5

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff