REDCAT International Children's Film Festival: Day 6

Presented in partnership with Northwest Film Forum 

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12:00 pm     SHORT AND SWEET 

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 4 & May 11, 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 4, 1:30pm


3:00 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 reading skills or language comprehension.

Ages 8 and up. 70 min. Also screening May 5, 1:30pm


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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 5/19
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1:30 pm
SUN 5/19
3:00 pm

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff