Film | Kids

Magical Colors

 
Ages 3—6
Short films
 
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
 
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RUN TIME: 57min
GENERAL ADMISSION: $15
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$10 for children (13 & under) and seniors (65+)
 
 
 
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Northwest Film Forum

These gentle, colorful animated films—filled with curious animals and adventurous kids—are all about singing, growing up, flying high, and celebrating the magic of life, in all its lovely rainbow colors.

This program includes films from China, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Norway, Switzerland, and Taiwan.

 
Maestro (2019)

Dir. Illogic
France, animation, 2min
Sung in Italian

 

Deep in the forest, a squirrel conductor wields the baton in a grand nocturnal opera.

 
A Chick’s Adventure (2018)

Dirs. Christoph Brehme and Loïc Bruyère
Italy/France, animation, 2min
Nonverbal

 

Bit by bit, a baby chick breaks free of her eggshell, meeting many incredible creatures along the way. When she’s done, she rushes back to tell her mama all about her journey.

 
 
 
Elephant (2018)

Dir. Julia Ocker
Germany, animation, 4min
Nonverbal

 

When an elephant is a little sad and grumpy, his trunk knows the way to cheer him up.

 
 
Pickle Plum Parade (2019)

Dir. Eri Sasaki
Japan, animation, 4min
Nonverbal

 

A little girl sets out to discover her town and finds a wonderland in pink and yellow hues.

 
 
 
Pen&Magic (2019)

Dir. Ayako Kishi
Japan, animation, 5min
Nonverbal

 

A boy finds a way to bring his dreams of food, friends, and flight to life.

 
 
Kippkopp in the Snow (2019)

Dirs. Szilvia Fabók and Tama Mikori
Hungary, animation, 7min
In Hungarian with English subtitles

 

A little chestnut boy has a great adventure when he sets out in the snow to help his friends, the birds.

 
 
 
Koyaa: Elusive Paper

Dir. Kolja Saksida
Switzerland, 3min
Nonverbal

 

Koyaa goes outside to paint with watercolors while Mr. Raven is crafting a cardboard birdhouse. When he grabs his brush the canvas starts folding all by itself—then flying off as a paper airplane. He tries to grab it as it shifts into a jumpy frog, then a ship, and soon a butterfly, until Koyaa realizes he'll need a special plan to outsmart the tricky paper sheet.

 
 
Snail the Painter

Dir. Manuela Vladić-Maštruko
Croatia, animation, 7min
Nonverbal

 

See how fast and musical a snail’s pace can really be as a group of graceful gastropods move through fields of color.

 
 
 
Little Thinks (2019)

Dir. Step C.
China, animation, 5min
In English

 

Discover a gentle, soothing world where sad can turn to happy if you look at things from all the angles.

 
 
Little Grey Wolfy — Summer Party (2019)

Dir. Natalia Malykhina
Norway, animation, 6min
Nonverbal

 

Teamwork and friendship makes the best birthday cake ever for a little wolf on his special day.

 
 
 
The Rainbow Giant (2018)

Dir. Guo Jun-ming
Taiwan, animation, 6min
In Mandarin with English subtitles

 

A girl journeys into a world of vibrant color, to find tasty treats to make her mother feel better.

 
 
Sam’s Dream (2018)

Dir. Nolwenn Roberts
France, animation, 7min
Nonverbal

 

It takes time and some help from friends for a little mouse to make his dream of flying come true.

 
 
 
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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.
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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!