REDCAT International Children's Film Festival

World of Wonder

Part of the REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival, June 2–24, 2007

June 2, 16, 24, 2007

World of Wonder
Part of the REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival, June 2–24, 2007

Award-winning international short films take you to Madagascar, England, Mali and Iran to meet determined, brave and resourceful kids whose stories you’ll never forget. They play hard, live large and sometimes learn the hard way how to do the right thing.

Discover a world of cinematic surprises as REDCAT presents award-winning animation, inspiring live action and rare classic films to engage and entertain film lovers of all ages. Join us in our state-of-the-art theater for more than 45 films from 15 countries in an adventurous journey around the globe and beyond. Curated by Elizabeth Shepherd

Presented in partnership with Northwest Film Forum and Cinema K. REDCAT’s International Children’s Film Festival is generously supported by Virginia and Austin Beutner.

Detailed program:

The Big Race
Phil Aupperle, USA, 2005. Kids in Madagascar have fun with a tin can ... and lots of imagination. Winner, Viewer's Choice Award, Cinequest 2005.

Lard
Ornette Spenceley, England, 2004. Jake longs to play soccer with the other children, with disastrous results.

Knowledge for Life
Sander Franken, Mali/The Netherlands, 2005. Using traditional West African storytelling through song, this exquisite, eye-popping film tells the story of a student who is asked to answer one of life’s most difficult questions. In Bambara with English subtitles.

Once Again Rain
Ali Vazirian, Iran, 2003. Lyrical and emotional, this film tells the story of a young boy who wants nothing more than a sturdy black umbrella. Winner of Children's Jury Global Zoom Award (for the film that best promotes international understanding) at Cinema K: Children's Film Festival Seattle 2007, The Silver Elephant for Best Short Film, Hyderabad International Film Festival 2005, Special Jury Prize, Worldfest (Houston), 2005. In Persian with English Subtitles.

Total running time: 76 minutes.
Ages 7 and up

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Sat 6.16.07 3:30 pm

Sun 6.24.07 3:30 pm

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