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Film | Kids

Best of BAMkids Film Festival: Follow Your Dreams

 
Ages 6—8
 
Dec 10—Dec 18, 2022
 
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LOCATION:

Virtual & BAM Rose Cinemas
On Demand: Dec 10—18;
In Person: Sat, Dec 10 at 11am

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RUN TIME: 66min
GENERAL ADMISSION: Virtual —— Pay what you wish: $5; $10; $15; $20; In Person —— Adults: $14; Children $10; Members: $9
 
 
 
 
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Part of BAMkids 2022

In partnership with Northwest Film Forum and Melbourne International Animation Festival

Let your imagination lead the way! Join us at BAM Rose Cinemas or virtually for a selection of the most popular films for kids ages 6 to 8 from this year’s BAMkids Film Festival. These international stories of friendship and adventure include both this year’s BAMmie Award recipients: Best Live Action Short winner Tails on Ice and Best Animated Short winner Elevator Alone. Come early to design your own unique paper sculptures with the creators of Sockz Theatre, whose animated short Orbie was presented at BAMkids Film Festival 2022.

Sockz Theatre workshop runs from 10—10:45am and 12—12:30pm in The Peter Jay Sharp Lobby


For virtual tickets: After this content becomes available December 10th at 12:00 am EST, you'll have 7 days to start watching. Once you begin, you'll have 48 hours to finish watching.

Leadership support for BAM Access Programs provided by the Jerome L. Greene Foundation

 

Leadership support for off-site programs provided by:

 

Leadership support for BAM Film provided by the Ford Foundation and The Thompson Family Foundation

 

Leadership support for virtual programming at BAM provided by the Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation

 

Major support for programs in the Lepercq Cinema is provided by The Lepercq Charitable Foundation

 
Orchestra Rehearsal (2021)

Dir. Tatiana Okruzhnova, 6min
Russia
Nonverbal

 

A musician, already running late, realizes he has to take his daughter with him to orchestra rehearsal—but she has other plans.

 
Elevator Alone (2021)

(Best Animated Short)

Dir. Anastasia Papadopoulou, 3min
Greece
Nonverbal
East Coast Premiere

 

A study of four people and the time they spend in the strange, confined, and always awkward space of the elevator. Inspired by everyday life and the difference in people’s behavior when they are alone versus in public.

 
 
 
Kiko and the Animals (2020)

Dir. Yawen Zheng, 7min
France
In English

 

The young boy Kiko is a nightmare for all the animals. He bullies them all the time, and even the smallest mouse can’t escape from him! How can the animals make him understand that they are just like him, capable of love and emotions and deserving of respect?

 
 
Meow Or Never (2020)

Dir. Neeraja Rajkumar, 9min
UK
English

 

Pucha the “catstronaut” and Blip the space pup careen through the universe looking for the meaning of life in this enchanting, whimsical musical stop-motion comedy.

 
 
 
World and me (2021)

Dir. Kudratillayev Eldor, 2min
Uzbekistan
Nonverbal

 

A boy faces a difficult choice between his personal needs and the demands of dying nature.

 
 
Je Suis Un Caillou (I Am a Pebble) (2020)

Dirs. Melanie Berteraut Platon, Yasmine Bresson, Leo Coulombier, Nicolas Grondin, Maxime le Chapelain, 7min
France
Nonverbal

 

Bubble, a little otter, begins to realize that the three mossy stones she’s been living with aren’t really her family.?

 
 
 
Little Frog (2020)

Dir. Kim Hagen Jensen, 8min
Denmark
In Danish with English subtitles
East Coast Premiere

 

A cute little frog lands right in the middle of a frog family’s dinner. At first, he is adorable, but soon he turns everything upside down. Can a Little Frog really be that badly behaved?

 
 
Tails on Ice (2021)

(Best Live Action short)

Dir. Miranda Currie, 11min
Canada
In English
US Premiere

 

This heartwarming story set in the coldest of climates follows Ellesmere, a loveable Canadian Inuit sled dog who has the potential to be the next alpha female. Along with her musher and pack, Ellesmere must navigate strong winds, snowstorms, and pack dynamics. She must learn survival skills from the matriarchs that came before her in order to not only earn, but defend her position. Whatever happens, Ellesmere finds that every dog has a place in the pack.

 
 
 
Duet (2021)

Dir. Yadid Hirschtritt Licht, 5min
US
Nonverbal
East Coast Premiere

 

A moving exploration of the persistence of love, the transcendence of music, and the heartache of losing a loved one.

 
 
Milk (2021)

Dir. Celia Jaspers, 5min
New Zealand
In English

 

When she sees an old man unable to pay for his milk, a young girl has a change of heart.​

 
 
 
Wash Day (2019)

Dir. Jaida Salmon, 2min
Canada
Nonverbal

 

A young Black girl spends the day washing and styling her hair.​

 
 
 
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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.
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