Kids

Festival Activities

 
Ages 3—11
 
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
 
Performance dates & times
 
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RUN TIME: 5hrs
 
 
 
 
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Enter a family-friendly carnival featuring walkabout performers, interactive games, 360° films, and live performances at the 22nd annual BAMkids Film Festival! International stories meet local talent as BAM partners with circus performers of The Muse Brooklyn, dancers of MOVE(NYC), and dynamic teaching artists from Latimer Heights Company, BRIC, and BAM to create an inspiring festival experience where every kid is the star of their own adventure.

Festival activities take place from 11am to 3pm.

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BAMcafé performances 
 
MOVE(NYC)
Feb 1 & 2 at 11:30—11:45am, 12:45—1pm & 2:45—3pm

 

The Muse Brooklyn
Feb 1 at 12:15—12:30pm & 2—2:15pm
Feb 2 at 12:15—12:30pm & 2:30—2:45pm
Performances by handbalancer Ivory Fox and stilt walker Brianna Kalisch
 
 
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INSTALLATION  
We are the baby gang 
 

Paola Pivi and Perrotin present an installation of Pivi’s iconic feathered baby bear sculptures—which frolic, play, fight, nap, and peer out on festival goers throughout weekend—in the historic Peter Jay Sharp Building at the BAM.

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INTERACTIVE ACTIVITY
Stop Motion Animation with BRIC
Become an animator with BRIC! Teaching artist Haley Shibble guides families in creating their own set and character and then bringing them to life through stop motion animation.


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The Muse Brooklyn
The Muse Brooklyn, home of ABCirque, is a contemporary circus company that specializes in immersing the audience into the narrative of each performance. This year’s performances feature Ivory Fox’s graceful hand balancing act and Brianna Kalisch’s clever and innovative stilt walking, quick change act.


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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!



 
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PERFORMER
MOVE(NYC)
MOVE(NYC) is a New York-based organization that cultivates the next generation of dance artists, identifying exceptionally talented New York City teenagers and providing them with a world-class dance education, completely free of charge. Their work includes engaging their local community and curating new opportunities to perform professionally.


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WALKABOUT ENTERTAINMENT
Billy Schultz
Join BAM teaching artist, interactive juggler, and merrymaker Billy Schultz as he helps bring the lobby to life with his curious assortment of thingamajigs! Whether it's object manipulation, stilt walking, or discovering and inventing games on the spot, he finds a way to get families smiling and playing along.


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NOTE  
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.
TICKETS  
Ticket Assistance Program  
 
BAM’s Ticket Assistance Program (TAP) provides free tickets to families who are enrolled in the USDA’s program for free or reduced price school meals.
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TICKETS  
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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BAMkids Film Festival 2020
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BAMkids Film Festival 2020
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
AGES 3—9+
 

Two jam-packed days featuring the best short films from 30 different countries, plus hands-on activities, circus performers, dance, and more!

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