REDCAT International Children's Film Festival: Day 2

Presented in partnership with Northwest Film Forum 

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This program of beautiful animation is designed to delight kids who love critters both large and small. Enjoy the antics of elephants, birds, foxes, mice, pigs, hedgehogs, dogs and cats, and meet a seriously hardworking ant! 

Ginjas Zepe Santana & Humberto Santana, Portugal
Papa’s Boy Leevi Lemmetty, UK/Poland/Finland
Now You Know It Anyway Bastiaan Schravendeel, The Netherlands
Miriam’s Food Processor Andres Tenusaar, Estonia
Cat Immersion Project starring Maga Barzallo Sockemtickem, USA
Umba-Umba Konstantin Brilliantov, Russia
Boxie and Bully: How They Knitted A Scarf for Winter Lenka eperová & Lenka Zemanová, Czech Republic
Dress to Impress Falk Schuster, Germany
Chinti Natalia Mirzoyan, Russia
The Night of the Elephant Sandra Schiessl, Germany

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

Ages 4 and up. 56 min. Also screening May 18, 12:00pm


1:30 pm     Caleidoscopio

Co-presented by the Caleidoscopio de Sueños Festival, Bogotá, Colombia. Take a live action and animated journey to beaches, back roads, jungles and bustling cities throughout Latin America. Get ready to encounter exuberant kids, luminous magic, lively music and surprise endings.

King Gaston Diogo Viegas, Brazil 
Calling Quilombola David Reeks, Brazil 
The Hat of Happiness Ana Mazhari, Colombia 
Luminaris Juan Pablo Zaramella, Argentina 
Quique’s Güiro Julio Benito Cabrera, Puerto Rico 
Missing Cristian Wiesenfeld, Chile/Germany 
The Homework Biviana Márquez, Colombia 
The End of School Recess Vinicius Mazzon & Nélio Spréa, Brazil

Four films, in Portuguese and Spanish, with English subtitles. Suitable for younger children, depending on reading skills or language comprehension.

Ages 8 and up. 70 min. Also screening May 19, 3:00pm


3:00 pm     Continental Hop

Grab your passport for a trip around the world through imaginative animation, captivating documentary and children’s drawings brought to life. Ready, set, go! From the US to Turkey, from Bangladesh to Belize—then soar above Europe atop a magic piano! 

B-Boy Lisa Cohen, USA 
Istanbul Idil Ar, Turkey 
Under the Pillow Isabel Herguera, Spain
What Makes Me Happy–Bushra’s Film, Bangladesh Annie Gibbs, UK
Elisha and the Cacao Trees Rohan Fernando, Canada
Magic Piano Martin Clapp, Poland/China/Norway

One film includes some Spanish dialogue with English subtitles. Another film includes some Bengali dialogue, but no subtitles are needed.

Ages 7 and up. 86 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: 

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

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff