REDCAT International Children's Film Festival | Day Eight

REDCAT International Children's Film Festival

Presented in partnership with Northwest Film Forum


REDCAT rolls out the red carpet for a mind-expanding collection of short film programs, each crafted with care to appeal to the next generation of movie-lovers. Inspiring, magical works made by acclaimed filmmakers and up-and-coming auteurs alike take you on a celluloid ride around the globe. Experience enchanting programs for tiny tots, chills and thrills for adventurous older viewers, and films sure to inspire the whole family.


12:00 pm | All Creatures Great and Small

Savor this sweet treat—a selection of short films filled with cuddly animals, sweet music and gentle stories.

  • Mr. Snail and Ball Bug Victor Blasco, Argentina
  • Bigbox Singsong John Warren Brown, Canada
  • Mr. Shape Motohiro Shirakawa, Japan
  • Tah-Dah Stacey Chomiak, Canada
  • Pierre and the Spinach Dragon Hélène Tragesser, Germany
  • Fluffy-Tiny and Vegetables Miyuki Echigoya, Japan
  • Boo and Baa Have Company Anna and Staffan Erlandsson, Sweden
  • Sixten: Bedtime Liselotte Blomberg, Sweden
  • Sesame Workshop: Birds Julian Grey, Canada
  • Blue Elephant Sung-chi Lo, Taiwan
  • The Tiger’s Gift Josh Addessi and Jimi Bonogofsky, USA
  • The Children’s Tree Abel Ruiz-Vazquez, Germany
  • Knitted Nights Gil Alkabetz, Germany
  • Deere John Mitchell Rose, USA
  • Mig Said Series: Friends Mig Jou, Taiwan
  • Firefly Yu-Chuan Kao, Taiwan

Ages 3 and up. Running time: 61 min

(Also screening on April 2, 12:00 pm)



1:30 pm | Legends Come Alive

We’ve searched the globe to put the spark in this cinematic campfire of tall tales and fantastic fables.

  • Lifeline Angela Steffen, Germany
  • The Locket and the Sea Mariana Villegas Flores, Mexico
  • The Legend of Geb and Nut Laura Ratta, UK
  • Two Princesses Maria Stepanova, Russia
  • The Kingdom of Cats Mariya Kuznetsova, Russia
  • The Dream of the Monk and the Butterfly Victor Blasco, Argentina
  • Inheriting the Raven Kayvon Darabi-Fard, UK
  • Under Blue Skies Arnaud Demuynck and Cecilia Marreiros Marum, Belgium
  • The Wolf Turned Shepherd Rebecca Akoun, Israel
  • The Cunning Tailor and the Young Man Rashin Khayriyeh, Iran

Ages 7 and up. Running time: 64 min

Five films, in Russian, French, Farsi and Spanish, with English subtitles.

(Also screening on March 26, 1:30 pm)



3:00 pm | Family Matters

Families make the world go round in this collection of short films. You’ll come away with a new appreciation for what makes your own family tick!

  • Steps Barney Cheng, USA
  • Sosefina Tresa Ponnor, Australia
  • Abuelo Mary Ann Kellogg, USA
  • The Go Cart Wendy Snyder MacNeil, USA
  • Q&A Mike and Tim Rauch, USA
  • The Auction Gloria Ui Young Kim, Canada

Ages 9 and up. Running time: 69 min

Two films, in Korean and Samoan, with English subtitles. Parental guidance is suggested due to subject matter of an ailing grandparent in The Go Cart.

(Also screening on March 26, 3:00 pm)


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Funded in part with generous support from the George and Marylou Boone Fund for artistic advancement and Nickelodeon.

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Date/Time G ST CA
Sun 4.17.11 12:00 pm $5 $5 $5
Sun 4.17.11 1:30 pm$5$5$5
Sun 4.17.11 3:00 pm$5$5$5

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff