REDCAT International Children's Film Festival


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

Magical international short films take you on a whirlwind trip around the globe, with breathtaking animation, awe-inspiring poetry, belly laughs, action, adventure and even some surprising love stories!

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:

War and Peas
Jannik Hastrup, Denmark, 2005. An oversized king and his army are no match for a hungry band of animals. Winner, Audience Favorite at Cinema K: Children's Film Festival Seattle 2007, Mboni Award at Lola Kenya Screen 2006 (Nairobi). In Danish with English subtitles.

Hurry Up, Munchausen, Hurry Up!
Maris Brinkmanis, Latvia, 2005. To save his bride, a brave baron must defy the odds in this splendid puppet animation. Winner, Special Jury Mention at Festival International de Cine Para Ninos (Mexico City).

Little Red Riding Hood
SJ Chiro, USA, 2006. A remix of the classic tale—with a kick! Featuring Alyanna Mattson as Little Red Riding Hood and Eric Ray Anderson as the Wolf. Selected by Children's Jury as Best Live Action Film at Cinema K: Children's Film Festival Seattle 2007.

Stefan Gruber, USA, 2006. Ladybugs help two new friends bridge a language gap.

But Soft
Britta Johnson, USA, 2006. Birds build the dreamiest nest ever.

Albert Radl, Germany, 2006. A stubborn man faces a tightly locked door.

Fumi and The Bad Luck Foot
David Chai, USA, 2006. A heartwarming tale of female empowerment, featuring a wild moose attack! Winner, Children's Jury Prize for Best Animated Film of Cinema K: Children's Film Festival Seattle 2007, Audience Choice Award, Cinequest Film Festival 2006, Annie Award nominee in Best Short Subject category.

The Faery Wind
Edith Pieperhoff, Ireland, 2006. Despite warnings, a widowed father decides cut down the trees in a fairy fort.

The Gift Jessica Langford, Scotland, 2005. A young girl rescues a seal and meets a sea prince in his underwater palace, all exquisitely animated with sand. Winner, Semi Grand Prix, Hada Film Festival (Japan).

The Fan and The Flower
Bill Plympton, USA, 2005. A tale of true love you’ll never forget. Winner, Best Animated Short, Annie Awards and Grand Jury Award, Florida Film Festival

Total running time: 66 minutes.
Ages 7 and up [due to mild cartoon violence]

Click here for the complete schedule for the REDCAT International Children's Film Festival

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Date/Time G ST CA

Sun 6.10.07 2:00 pm

Sun 6.17.07 12:30 pm

Sun 6.24.07 2:00 pm










G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff