Film | Kids

Home Sweet Home

 
Ages 6—8
Short films
 
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
 
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RUN TIME: 61min
GENERAL ADMISSION: $15
MEMBERS: $10
$10 for children (13 & under) and seniors (65+)
 
 
 
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Northwest Film Forum

Home is the center of every kid’s universe, and family is the gravity that keeps their feet on the ground. This eye-popping program begins with a music-drenched animation about animal friends and ends with a live action film from Mexico about a nine-year-old girl who enlists people in her neighborhood in a silly scheme to make her brother laugh.

This program includes films from China, Colombia, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Korea, Latvia, Poland, Slovakia, and the US.

 
Becolored (2019)

Dir. Maurizio Forestieri
Italy, animation, 5min
Nonverbal

 

Blue, yellow and red dogs must run like the wind to keep their colors vibrant!

 
Slurp (2019)

Dir. Florent Hill
France, live action, 4min
In French with English subtitles

 

Grandma’s table manners drive one boy bananas until he devises a clever fix.

 
 
 
The Dust (2018)

Dir. Dace Riduze
Latvia, animation, 13min
In Latvian with English subtitles

 

High on a shelf in a boy’s room, some little friends want to come out to brighten up a boring day.

 
 
Housing (2019)

Dir. Judith Herbeth
France, animation, 3min
In French with English subtitles

 

A mother tries to keep her daughter home and out of trouble, but finds her love is the thread that will always keep her safe.

 
 
 
Saturday’s Apartment (2018)

Dir. Jeon Seungbae
Korea, animation, 7min
Nonverbal

 

Five different family members living together in an apartment struggle with the noises coming from above and below. Can there ever be peace?

 
 
Gallery Experience (2019)

Dir. Jinghan Tian
China and US, animation, 4min
Nonverbal

 

A girl has a magical experience while visiting a gallery with dad for the first time.

 
 
 
Home Sweet Home (2018)

Dir. Chaitane Conversat
France, animation, 13min
In French with English subtitles

 

A grandmother’s house slowly fills up with boxes full of memories. Every week, with her friends the bugs, she invents wonderful stories for her granddaughter. But as the little girl grows older, the house starts running out of space, and the girl must enlist the bugs to help her.

 
 
Maria Camila’s Gift (2019)

Dir. Andrés Molano Moncada
Colombia, live-action, 12min
In Spanish with English subtitles

 

A young girl shows she has the funny power to transform people into animals. But who is she working so hard amuse? A story about a sister’s love.

 
 
 
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PRE-FILM ENTERTAINMENT
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!