Film | Kids

Magical Colors

Ages 3—6
Short films
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
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RUN TIME: 57min
$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

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.

A Chick’s Adventure (2018)

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


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


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


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


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


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.

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


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

Sam’s Dream (2018)

Dir. Nolwenn Roberts
France, animation, 7min


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.
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!