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Film Series

BAMkids Film Festival 2018

 
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Ages 3—11
 
Feb 3—Feb 4, 2018
 
   
 
 
 
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Tue Dec 05
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Tue Dec 12
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In association with Northwest Film Forum, TIFF Kids™ International Film Festival, and The Jim Henson Foundation

Brooklyn’s favorite children’s film festival returns for its 20th year, presenting the best shorts and features from around the world—representing 31 countries in total. This year’s fun-filled program showcases curated selections from the top children’s festivals in North America and the renowned Jim Henson Foundation.

BAMcafé is open all day! Stop by before or after your screening for performances and a host of fun activities.

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Join and save $5 on adult tickets to BAMkids Film Festival. BAM members also get 50% off regular-price movies, all year long.
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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.
PAST EVENTS
House of colors
Film
Magical Surprises
 

These tales celebrate the moments when special places and powers are revealed out of the blue.

Sat, Feb 3, 2018
AGES 6—8
 
 
Elephants
Film
Thrills, Spills, and Antics
 

These animated nuggets offer lessons in being yourself and finding beauty in life's accidents.

Feb 3—Feb 4, 2018
AGES 3—5
 
 
Nino felix
Film
The Nature of Things
 

These animated adventures remind us nothing beats being outdoors with friends and family.

Feb 3—Feb 4, 2018
AGES 6—8
 
 
Doll
Film
Time to Fly
 

A shorts program filled with vibrant colors and happy endings.

Feb 3—Feb 4, 2018
AGES 3—5
 
 
Pit
Film
Shortstack: Puppets on Film
 

This imaginative program takes families on a journey through the magic of puppetry.

Feb 3—Feb 4, 2018
AGES 7—9
 
 
Ahole
Film
Reel Rascals Sr.: Pack Your Bags!
 

A charming international collection of shorts featuring a host of unforgettable characters.

Feb 3—Feb 4, 2018
AGES 5—8
 
 
Chickens for kimaru
Film
Short Docs: My Story, My Way
 

Follow kids around the world as they navigate pivotal life changes that impact their future.

Feb 3—Feb 4, 2018
AGES 8—11
 
 
Can you see the future
Film
Dream Chasers
 

The inspiring kids in these shorts overcome challenges big and small to follow their dreams.

Sun, Feb 4, 2018
AGES 8—11
 
 
floyd norman
Film
Floyd Norman: An Animated Life
 

A documentary about an undisputed trailblazer in the animation world.

Sat, Feb 3, 2018
AGES 9+
 
 
Jeghetto
Classes
Puppetry Master Class: Building Rodette-Style Puppets
 

Learn to create and manipulate hybrid puppets in this advanced workshop.

Sat, Feb 3, 2018
 
 
BKFF2018
Kids
Festival Activities
 

Families enjoy a carnival of fun at the 20th annual BAMkids Film Festival.

Feb 3—Feb 4, 2018
 
 
Free
Play with Puppets Workshop
Classes
Play with Puppets Workshop
 

Kids learn how to bring life and character to an imaginative array of puppets.

Feb 3—Feb 4, 2018
AGES 6—11