REDCAT International Children's Film Festival 2010: Day Five

REDCAT International Children's Film Festival 2010: Day Five

Presented in partnership with Northwest Film Forum

Now in its fifth year, this audience favorite offers a treasure trove of cinematic delights for filmgoers of all ages. Five days feature more than a dozen programs that bring wondrous animation, exhilarating live action, rarely shown classics, and highlights from Cinemagic, Belfast. The festival also includes a very special Nickelodeon Family Fun Day.

Festival Programs by Date:  Feb 27  |  Feb 28  |  Mar 1  |  Mar 6  |  Mar 7


12 PM  


Since the 1990s, a talented group of Latvian animators have been creating puppet animation films that have delighted children all over the world. Join us for a special salute to AB Studio's "_Rescue Team,"_ _"Munk and Lemmy_" and "_Animals"_ films, and travel to a wonderland full of brave, roguish and mischievous creatures.

  • The Swan  Janis Cimermanis, 1991 
  • The Tart  Janis Cimermanis, 1995 
  • The Bird Cage  Janis Cimermanis, 1996 
  • Cats  Dace Riduze, 2002 
  • Magician  Maris Brinkmanis, 2001 
  • Munk and Lemmy: Let's Fly  Nils Skapans, 1994 
  • Animals: Home Hole Horrors  Maris Putnins, 1999 
  • Firefly  Dace Riduze, 2002 

All Ages. Total running time: 56 min.



1:30 PM  


This screening of inventive international animation will make you see the world in a whole new way.

  • Panic Painter  Johan Hagelback, Sweden 
  • El Armadillo Fronterizo  Miguel Anaya, Mexico 
  • Heterogenic  Raimondo Della Calce, Italy 
  • Home Sweet Home  Pascal Adant, Belgium 
  • Chicory 'n' Coffee  Dusan Kastelic, Slovenia 
  • Melvin  Magnus Holmgren, Sweden 
  • The Sand Piper  Jimmy Marakami, Ireland 
  • I'm Hungry  Louise-Marie Colon and Delphine Hermans, Belgium 
  • The Mouse with a Mouth  Andrea Kiss, Belgium/France/Hungary 

Ages 7 and up. Total running time: 82 min. Three films have English subtitles.



3 PM  


This environmentally conscious program blends fiction and fact to foster awareness and guide kids on how they can make a difference in the health of the planet.

  • Wasting Earth  Cassia Mary Itamoto and Celina Kurihara, Brazil 
  • Shrug  Alina Constantin, Norway/France 
  • Locally Unwanted Land Usage  Kate Balsley, USA 
  • Inukshuk  Camillelvis Thery, France 
  • A Water Tale  SJ Chiro, USA 
  • Breakout: Environment  Lalita Krishna, Canada 

Ages 8 and up. Total running time: 66 min. One film has English subtitles.


Funded in part with generous support from Virginia and Austin M. Beutner, The George and MaryLou Boone Fund for Artistic Advancement, Nickelodeon, and Wendy Keys and Donald Pels.


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Date/Time G ST CA
Sun 3.7.10 12:00 pm $5 $5
Sun 3.7.10 1:30 pm$5$5$5
Sun 3.7.10 3:00 pm$5$5$5

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff