RICFF 2012: Day Four

REDCAT International Children's Film Festival: Day Four

Presented by CalArts in partnership with Northwest Film Forum

The annual REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival returns with two full weekends of exhilarating short-film programs to enchant moviegoers of all ages. The festival showcases work from around the globe—including Brazil, Colombia, Israel, Iran, Japan, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Taiwan and Vietnam—to raise the curtain on a world of celluloid wonder sure to inspire the whole family.


SATURDAY, MAY 13: Screening Schedule

Experience a dazzling array of animation techniques as charming characters sled down snowy hills, traverse cityscapes, take to the open seas and find their way deep in the forest. Timeless stories are told with a distinctly Russian flair in these films from Moscow's famed SHAR Studio and Animation School.

Zina's Walk Natalia Malgina, 2004
Blue Pool
Katya Maximova, 2004
Two Lambs Julia Daschinskaya, 2002
Coast Warning Alexandra Shadrina, 2011
Sea Battle Sergei Antonov, 2005
Caution! The Doors are Opening! Anastasia Zhuravleva, 2005
Jalil Anna Shepilova, 2010
Dangerous Walk Alena Oyateva, 2002
The Most Scary Animal Dmitry Rezchikov, 2008
Cello Tatiana Kurnaeva, 2008 

Ages 7 and up. Running time: 55 min.
Three films with English subtitles, in Russian.


Set sail with this fast-paced collection of live action and animated films from four continents, and find out why adventure makes the world go round!

Lost Dog Iberê Carvalho, Brazil
Brother Benoît Michel Dufourd, Switzerland
Battle of Novice Cheng-Chu Yu, Taiwan
Secret Club Ben Kadie, USA
What Makes Me Happy: Jose's Film Annie Gibbs, Colombia/UK
Pigeon: Impossible Lucas Martell, USA
The Farmer and the Robot Abdollah Alimorad, Iran
Chow Down Matthias Daenschel, Germany
When the Wind Turns Elena Madrid, Switzerland 

Ages 7 and up. Running time: 78 min.
One film with English subtitles, in French and Spanish.


Thrill to hair-raising encounters with vampires, ghosts, creepy crimes and horrendous homework—for kids who love chills, goosebumps and scary stuff!

The Dukes of Bröxstônia Suren Perera, Australia
Specky Four Eyes Jean-Claude Rozec, France
Lost Places Toni Zhang, Canada
Chaos Yi-Lin Wu, Taiwan
Zero Nazanin Sobhan-Sarbandi, Iran
Roots of the Hidden Elizabeth Sevenoaks, UK
Arachmaninoff Rene Lange, Germany
Nimbus Machina Thomas Plaete, France/Belgium
Something Left, Something Taken Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata, The Netherlands
Dream Cleaners Craig S. Phillips, USA

Ages 9 and up. Running time: 67 min.
One film with English subtitles, in French.

No kidding, some of these films are scary! 


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Funded in part with generous support from Nickelodeon and the Los Angeles Times.

Associated Images: 

SUN 5/13
12:00 pm
SUN 5/13
1:30 pm 
SUN 5/13
3:00 pm 

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff