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Film Series

BAMkids Film Festival 2019

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Ages 3—11
Feb 2—Feb 3, 2019
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Single Tickets
Thu Dec 06
BAM Members & Patrons
Thu Dec 13
General Public

In association with Northwest Film Forum and TIFF Kids™ International Film Festival

Brooklyn’s favorite children’s film festival returns for its 21st year, presenting the best shorts and features from around the world—representing 27 countries in total. This year’s fun-filled program showcases curated selections from the top children’s festivals in North America.

BAMcafé is open all day! Stop by before or after your screening for a host of fun activities.

Major Sponsor of BAM Community Programs:
Conedison 2018
Members get $5 off tickets  
Join and save $5 on adult tickets to BAMkids Film Festival. BAM members also get 50% off regular-price movies, all year long.
Food and Drink Policy 
Please note: No outside food and drink is permitted at the BAMkids Film Festival. Concessions will be available in the cinemas. Due to the large volume of attendees, we cannot accommodate birthday parties in any of the festival spaces.
Ticketing Policy  
Please note: Each person, regardless of age, must have a ticket to attend BAM programs. Lap seating will not be permitted without a ticket.
The Amazing Max 

Get to your cinema seat a little early to enjoy the comedic magic of The Amazing Max! Amazing Max Darwin earned the moniker for his ability to engage, awe, and amuse adults and kids alike. He conjures a custom experience that young ones carry with them long after the show ends.

Fins, Feathers & Furry Friends

Meet a menagerie of furry, feathered, and finned new friends in this all-animated program.

Feb 2—Feb 3, 2019
AGES 3—5
Adventures Ahead!

These animated short films are filled with tales of breakthrough.

Feb 2—Feb 3, 2019
AGES 6—8
Dreams Come True

Enter a beautifully animated wonderland of timeless tales, fables, and fantastic yarns.

Feb 2—Feb 3, 2019
AGES 6—8
Reel Rascals: Stories Delight

Enjoy hand-drawn adventures and computer-animated musical delights from around the world.

Feb 2—Feb 3, 2019
AGES 3—5
Voyage Around the World

Get a peek into the lives of children around the world in this program of short films.

Feb 2—Feb 3, 2019
AGES 6—8
Looking for the Wild

A 10-year-old boy chronicles his family’s epic quest in the name of conservation and nature.

Sat, Feb 2, 2019
Festival Activities 2019
Festival Activities

Families enjoy a carnival of fun at the 21st annual BAMkids Film Festival.

Feb 2—Feb 3, 2019
Moving Pictures: A Dancewave Workshop

A supportive workshop that teaches youngsters how to find creativity through movement.

Feb 2—Feb 3, 2019
BAMkids - 2018/2019
BAMkids 2018—2019

Artsy tykes and their families can sing, laugh, and dance along to these BAMkids programs.

Oct 13, 2018—May 12, 2019