REDCAT International Children's Film Festival

Cinema Circus

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

Fasten your seat belts for some rollicking acrobatics and animated adventures. This 10-ring circus features a fabulous crew of critters and tiny creatures!

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:

Penguin’s Christmas
Arjan Wilschut, The Netherlands, 2004. Resourceful penguins find a way to deliver their letter to Santa!

The Propellerbird
Jan Locher and Thomas Hinke, Germany, 2005. Get out of the way as a very big bird tries to find a better way to fly! Winner, Best Short Film, Melbourne International Animation Festival 2006.

Wutz and Wiebke
Leonore Poth, Germany, 2006. Two unlikely friends attempt to embark on an international holiday. Will they ever get off the ground? In German with English subtitles.

Knuffle Bunny
MaGiK Studio, France, 2006. Don’t tell little Trixie, but her bunny is just a stuffed animal. Winner, Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video.

Small Ant Syndrome
Ann-Marie Denham, Australia, 2004. All pervasive one-upmanship strikes an ant colony. Winner, Best International Animated Short, Imaginaria '05 (Conversano, Italy).

Dream Dwarves
Dace Riduze, Latvia, 2006. A tiny gnome must earn his stripes before he is certified as a dreammaker.

Quest For The Mystic Moogoo Fruit
Ila Soleimani, Iran, 2005. A spaceman spends a lifetime in a stuffy spaceship, cruising the cosmos. Will he ever find the perfect space fruit?

Hairy Scary
Jan Van Rijsselberge, France, 2004. Far away, in another world, two opposite civilizations clash. Winner, Best TV Series Award, Anifest 2004 (Czech Republic).

Jungle Beat
Brent Dawes, Zimbabwe, 2004. Meet a sneezy bee and a monkey who wakes up on the wrong side of the tree! Winner, Jury2 Award in Short Film Category, Sprockets Toronto International Film Festival for Children 2006.

Total running time: 58 minutes.
Suitable for all ages

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Date/Time G ST CA

Sun 6.3.07 2:00 pm

Sun 6.10.07 12:30 pm

Sun 6.17.07 3:30 pm










G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff