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Film | Kids

Cat-tastic Tales!

Ages 6—8
Short films
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
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RUN TIME: 62min
$10 for children (13 & under) and seniors (65+)
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Single Tickets
Thu Dec 05
BAM Members
Thu Dec 12
General Public
February 2020
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Saturday February 01, 2020
Performances no longer available.

Northwest Film Forum

This feline-focused (and allergy-free!) animation program is filled with cuddly cats and their adorable antics. Kitties truly make the world go ’round in this celebration of glorious stop-motion and painted, hand-drawn, and CG animation from eight cat-loving countries.

This program includes films from China, Estonia, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Russia, the UK, and the US.

Cat Lake City (2019)

Dir. Antje Heyn
Germany, animation, 6min
US Premiere


Percy Cat is looking forward to a relaxing day in a cat’s vacation paradise. But the place is not exactly what he expected!

Hiro&Hana Favorite of a Sea Otter (2018)

Dir. Ayako Kishi
Japan, animation, 5min
US Premiere


In a sweet little secret cottage nestled in a pretty garden, some caring kitties know how to make a sad sea otter happy again.

A Tiger with No Stripes (2018)

Dir. Raul “Robin” Morales Reyes
Mexico/France, animation, 8min
US Premiere


A little tiger goes on a long journey in search of his stripes.

CubicCat (2018)

Dir. Lev Makaro
Russia, animation, 4min
In English


Ride a rocket ship with a solar-system-savvy astronaut who has lots of fun facts and plenty of cat-itude!

A Night Fairytale (2019)

Dir. Maria Stepanova
Russia, animation, 6min


In the life of a little cat, a miracle of love and light happens on a snowy New Year’s Eve.

The Quintet of the Sunset (2018)

Dir. Weng Jie
China, animation, 7min
In Mandarin with English subtitles


A splendid stop-motion celebration of endless love and connection between one human and her five very different fur-children.

Teofrastus (2018)

Dir. Sergei Kibus
Estonia, animation, 15min
In Estonian with English subtitles


A sublime stop-motion story of a stray who finds a home and wins the hearts of those who share his life.

Odd Dog (2018)

Dir. Keika Lee
US, animation, 4min


Meet a kitty who is also a clever chameleon, able to do whatever it takes to wind up with purr-fect forever home!

Cats Can’t Swim (2019)

Dir. HaiLing Morgan
UK, animation, 5min
North American Premiere


A cat with a crazy dream keeps trying to beat the odds.

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 at BAMcafé. 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.
Chris Sheer

Get to your seat early to enjoy a zany, interactive, family-friendly magic show from expert clown Chris Sheer from The Muse Brooklyn!