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Film | Kids

We Are Family

Ages 5—8
Jan 28—Jan 29, 2017
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RUN TIME: 67min
$10 for children (13 & under) and seniors (65+)
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Single Tickets
Mon Dec 12
BAM members
Mon Dec 12
General public
January 2017
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Saturday January 28, 2017
Performances no longer available.

Northwest Film Forum

Long-sought reunions, sunshine on sick days, new babies, and old grandparents. In this shorts program, no matter what big events families face together, they always learn something important.

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Hippo Hop

Dir. Patxi Exequiel Aguirre
Germany, animation, 2015, 3min
US premiere


It takes some fishy friends to reunite a baby hippo with his mom.

The Girl Who Spoke Cat

Dir. Dotty Kultys
UK/Poland, animated, 2014, 6min
In English with English subtitles


In a dull world, a curious girl longs for some color and joy. But first, she must convince her mother that it’s all okay.


Dir. Gonzalo San Vicente
Germany, animated, 2016, 8 min


Mom is going on a trip, so to comfort Ami she tells her a little white lie. But when the innocent story turns true, things take an unexpected turn.

Spring in Autumn

Dir. Tatiana Kublitskaya
Belarus, animated, 2015, 10min
In Belarusian with English subtitles
NY premiere


A little boy named Janka is sick in bed. He would like to see the sun, but outside the window there is a cold autumn day. Can Janka’s little sister help him warm up?

The Gift

Kohei Kajisa
Japan, animated, 2016, 5min
In English
NY premiere


The screen explodes with color as a little girl attempts to deliver a present to her arguing parents.

Song of the Lark

Dir. Tatiana Kublitskaya
Belarus, animated, 2014, 7min
In Belarusian with English subtitles
NY premiere


A little lark must learn to sing her own special song.

Cats & Dogs

Dirs. Jesús Pérez and Gerd Gockell
Switzerland/Germany, animated, 2015, 6min
NY premiere


Boy meets girl, but can they and their beloved furbabies form a family?

Nitanish: To My Daughter

Dir. Melissa Mollen Dupuis
Innu Nation/Canada, live action, 2015, 3min
In French with English subtitles
NY premiere


While making the blanket that will keep her warm, a mother sends a tender message to her soon-to-be-born daughter.

Under the Persimmon Streetlight

Dir. Jun-ming Guo
Taiwan, animated, 2016, 19min
In Chinese/Hakka with English subtitles
North American premiere


A girl must go on a journey to find her grandmother, who has wandered away. Soon, the girl finds a magical friend to help her in her search.