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.



Take a magic carpet ride around the world with animated films that are fast-paced, funny and full of adventure.

  • Wonderful Day Nils Skapans, Latvia
  • Ormie Rob Silvestri, Canada
  • Stoneflies Anne Walther, Germany
  • Tally Ho, Pancake! Kai Pannen, Germany
  • A World Without Numbers Mitchell Rose, USA
  • Mobile Verena Fels, Germany
  • Marcel the Shell with Shoes On Dean Fleischer-Camp, USA
  • Lost and Found Philip Hunt, UK

All ages. Running time: 76 min 

One film in German with English subtitles.

(Also screening April 10, 12:00 pm)




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 April 17, 1:30 pm)




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 April 17, 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
Sat 3.26.11 12:00 pm $5 $5
Sat 3.26.11 1:30 pm$5$5$5
Sat 3.26.11 3:00 pm$5$5$5

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff