NORTHWEST FILM FORUM PRESENTS
Children’s Film Festival Seattle
January 22-31, 2010
(with additional screenings for school groups through Feb. 19)
Tickets on sale now!
View the complete schedule and purchase tickets at www.childrensfilmfestivalseattle.org
The largest children’s film festival in the Pacific Northwest, Children’s Film Festival Seattle celebrates the best and brightest in international children’s cinema with a 10-day extravaganza of films from more than 25 countries. This year’s edition includes a mind-blowing blend of programs that include live performances, animation, features, shorts, historical films and fantastic hands-on workshops for the filmmakers of tomorrow.
Tickets for many programs in the festival sell-out, so avoid the tears and buy yours now!
2010 Festival Highlights include:
January 22 at 7pm (opening night!); Jan 22 at 1pm; Jan 25 at 10am; Jan 26 at 10am; Jan 27 at 10am
Science will take center stage in “The Accumulation of Change,” a world premiere performance by Lelavision Physical Music. Blending choreography, original video, DaVinci-esque musical sculptures and lots of audience participation, Lelavision founders Leah Mann and Ela Lambin will explore the origins of life, aided by the observations of Dr. David Lynn, chair of the biochemistry department at Emory University. More >
Jan 23 at 9:30am
Pancake Breakfast and Short Film Smorgasbord!
This all-you-can-eat pancake and bacon breakfast is fun for the whole family! And of course we’ll have gallons of hot coffee on hand for the adults. After breakfast, come to Northwest Film Forum for a special screening of What a Wonderful World, a program of international short films. More >
Jan 30 at 11am
This live performance blends music and animation to tell the story of Gustafer, a little drop of sun who comes down to earth. Join us for Morgan Taylor’s catchy and original show about Gustafer and his pals–a pterodactyl, eel, dragon and a gang of mustard slugs! The New York Times calls it “a cross between ‘Yellow Submarine’ and Dr. Seuss.” More >
Jan 23 at 3:30pm; Jan 30 at 5pm
North American premiere!
(Christian Ditter, Germany, 2009)
The Crocodiles, a gang of neighborhood kids, embark on a series of thrilling adventures when they meet Kai, a boy in a wheelchair who wants to join their club. Little do they realize how much Kai will help them learn about life and friendship along the way.
Teachers and educators should contact email@example.com for details about booking field trips through February 19