REDCAT International Children's Film Festival: Day 1

Presented in partnership with Northwest Film Forum

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This gentle line-up of animated films is a perfect introduction to big-screen wonders for your little one. Meet a dancing bear, play with a mischievous hen, get to know pixies and encounter other lovely, lovable creatures. 

Stompy the Bear Charlotte Blacker, UK 
King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki-Me-O Britta Johnson, USA 
The Sandpixies: Da Capo George Ralf Kukula, Germany 
Rainy Day Friends Jerry Lee, Taiwan 
Miriam’s Green Spots Priit Tender, Estonia 
Chip and Dory Lo Song-chi, Taiwan 
The Serpent of the Sky Stephanie Rueckoldt, Colombia 
No Noodles Tyler Nicolson, Canada 
The Knitting Girl Enson Huang, Taiwan 
How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep? Anna Ginsburg, Scotland 
Chinti Natalia Mirzoyan, Russia

Three films, in Mandarin and Portuguese, with English subtitles, but dialogue is not needed for understanding.

Ages 2 to 6. 46 min. Also screening May 11 & May 19, 12:00pm


1:30 PM     China Fantasia

Thrill to the artistry, imagination and deep love of Chinese culture on display in animator Joe Chang’s China Fantasia. This sumptuously told tale blends popular Chinese folk music with Chang’s masterful use of traditional Chinese painting techniques, cut-paper and glorious swirling color.

Program also includes: 

The Town Musicians of Bremen Masataka Hiroyasu, Japan 
Happily Ever After Ming-Zhong Liu, Taiwan 
Chopin’s Drawings Dorota Kobiela, Poland

All ages. 48 min. Also screening May 19, 1:30pm



A not-so-silly goose saves the day, a brave girl gets ready to jump into the unknown, and one little red brick makes a big difference in this inspiring series of animated shorts. 

Snap Thomas G. Murphy and Hilere, Belgium/UK
Tuurngait Paul-Emile Boucher, Remy Dupont, Benjamin Flouw, Mickaël Riciotti & Alexandre Toufaili, France
Emilie Alla Churikova, Germany
Grand Prix Marc Riba & Anna Solanas, Spain
The Tourists Arrive! Gerald Zahn, Austria
Bottle Kirsten Lepore, USA
Pishto Goes Away Sonya Kendel, Russia
Harbor Tale Yuichi Ito, Japan

Two films in German with English subtitles. Suitable for younger children, depending on reading skills or language comprehension. 

Ages 7 and up. 68 min. 


View another day of the festival:
Sat May 4 - Sun May 5 - Sat May 11 - Sun May 12 - Sat May 18 - Sun May 19

Curated by Elizabeth Shepherd 

Funded in part with generous support from Nickelodeon.

Associated Images: 

SAT 5/4
12:00 pm
SAT 5/4
1:30 pm
SAT 5/4
3:00 pm

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff