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Film | Kids

Shortstack: Puppets on Film

 
Ages 7—9
 
Feb 3—Feb 4, 2018
 
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RUN TIME: 60min
GENERAL ADMISSION: $14
MEMBERS: $9
$10 for children (13 & under) and seniors (65+)
 
 
 
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Curated by The Jim Henson Foundation

A cast of zany characters converge in this imaginative program, taking families on a journey possible only through the magic of puppetry.

 
The Pits

Dir. Mike Hayhurst
US, 2016, 3min
Nonverbal

 

In a world full of pears, what can you find to fill your pit? This is a story about longing, love, and finding your other half.

 
Cute Never Dies

Dir. Cristina Bercovitz
US, 2013, 4min
East Coast premiere
Nonverbal

 

A tiny explorer embarks on an adventure across the wilderness of an unmade bed.

 
 
 
Hoffbrau

Dirs. Jack Offord, Emily Trott
UK, 2011, 2min
Nonverbal

 

In the hazy corn fields of Somerset, Hoffbrau the polar bear is on the run once again from the mean Hoffhunter. Who will win?

 
 
Fishsticks

Dir. Aurora Adams
UK, 9min
World premiere

 

In this fantastical story, a rather unusual family of sticks embark upon an epic adventure to fulfill their destiny.

 
 
 
The Mice in Council

Dir. Alex U. Griffin
US, 2017, 1min

 

A council of mice discuss the best way to deal with a cat in this adaptation of one of Aesop’s fables.

 
 
Hello Instantgram

Dir. Matt Kollar
US, 2017, 2min
World premiere

 

Space Captain Grelf records a special greeting video about his plan to destroy humans.

 
 
 
Modry

Dir. Yasuhito Tsuge
Japan, 2016, 5min
Nonverbal

 

The life of a puppet who has been planted.

 
 
Our Laughing Heart

Dirs. Bori Mezõ, Eti Meacock
UK, 2017, 3min
World premiere
Nonverbal

 

A left and a right hand come together to waltz the steps of a lifelong friendship.

 
 
 
Tiny Abduction

Dirs. Alexis Dean-Jones, Diego De la Rocha, Lily Sepúlveda
Canada, 2017, 11sec
Nonverbal

 

Why have we been missing aliens all this time? What do they really want?

 
 
TREEPLES

Dir. Sarah Nolen
US, live action, 2016, 21min
New York premiere

 

Everyday girls join forces with a group of lively forest creatures to rid the woods of monsters.

 
 
 
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Food and Drink Policy  
 
Please note: No outside food and drink is permitted at the BAMkids Film Festival. Concessions will be available at BAMcafé. Due to the large volume of attendees, we cannot accommodate birthday parties in any of the festival spaces.