Film Series

BAMkids Film Festival 2020

 
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Ages 3—9+
 
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
 
 
 
 
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Thu Dec 05
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Thu Dec 12
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In association with Northwest Film Forum, Melbourne International Animation Festival, Cinekid, and Eye International

Laugh, dream, and delight in the best new live action and animated shorts from every corner of the globe. The beloved annual BAMkids Film Festival presents 87 films from 30 countries, plus live performances, hands-on activities, and more!


Leadership support for BAM Film programs provided by The Thompson Family Foundation

 

Major Sponsor:

ConEdison

 

 
Film
Animal Songs
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
 
Animal Songs
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
AGES 3—6
 

Groove and cheer along with this fantastic batch of music-filled shorts full of animal heroes, tiny victories, and songs from the wild.

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Magical Colors
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
 
Magical Colors
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
AGES 3—6
 

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.

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Best Day Ever
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
 
Best Day Ever
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
AGES 6—8
 

A pinch of imagination, a tablespoon of adventure, and a big helping of special friends—this animated shorts program has all the ingredients you'll need to have the best day ever.

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Animanimals
Sat, Feb 1, 2020
 
Animanimals
Sat, Feb 1, 2020
AGES 5—7
 

Immerse yourself in these animal-centric animated short stories from the wildly humorous and creative world of German writer-director Julia Ocker.

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Cat-tastic Tales!
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
 
Cat-tastic Tales!
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
AGES 6—8
 

A feline-focused animation program filled with cuddly cats and their adorable antics, featuring glorious stop-motion and painted, hand-drawn, and CG animation from eight cat-loving countries.

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Home Sweet Home
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
 
Home Sweet Home
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
AGES 6—8
 

Home is the center of every kid’s universe and family is the gravity that keeps their feet on the ground in this eye-popping program, featuring a mix of animation and live action shorts from 10 different countries.

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Say Cheese: Best of Dutch Shorts
Sat, Feb 1, 2020
 
Say Cheese: Best of Dutch Shorts
Sat, Feb 1, 2020
AGES 9+
 

Experience a wonderful slice of the cinematic treasures to be found in contemporary Dutch film in this program of the best shorts for young audiences produced in the Netherlands over the last decade.

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Friends Near and Far
Sun, Feb 2, 2020
 
Friends Near and Far
Sun, Feb 2, 2020
AGES 8+
 

Meet kids who find magic in navigating all kinds of twists and turns in these live action shorts from Europe, South America, and India.

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Kids
Festival Activities
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
 
Festival Activities
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
 

This family-friendly carnival features walkabout performers, interactive games, 360° films, and live performances by amazing Brooklyn artists.

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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 in the cinemas. Due to the large volume of attendees, we cannot accommodate birthday parties in any of the festival spaces.
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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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PAST EVENTS
BAMkids
Ages 3—11
BAMkids Movie Matinee and Music Series
 

BAMkids inspires young audiences with a diverse lineup of shows, films, workshops, and more.

Oct 20—Dec 7, 2019