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Film Series

The 24th Annual BAMkids Film Festival

 
In Person Ages 5–11
Virtual Ages 3–11
 
 

Dates:
In-Person: Feb 5 & 6, 2022
Virtual: Feb 5—13, 2022

Locations:
In Person: BAM Rose Cinemas, Peter Jay Sharp Lobby, The Adam Max Gathering Space (formerly Lepercq Cafe)
Virtual: BAM.org

Prices:
In-Person: Adults: $14; Children: $10; Members: $9
Virtual:
Full Festival Pass: Pay what you wish: $30; $45; $60
Single Programs: Pay what you wish: $5; $10; $15, $20

 
 
 
 
 
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In association with Northwest Film Forum and Melbourne International Animation Festival

Come over to BAM or snuggle up on the sofa at home to join the 24th annual BAMkids Film Festival. We’re screening short films from around the globe that encourage kids to embrace their dreams, follow their hearts, and let their imaginations soar. Plus, we’ve got a great lineup of free activities—including dance and circus performances, creative workshops, and the Young Filmmakers Showcase—offered online, at BAM, or both. Choose the combination of in-person and virtual programming that’s right for your family, and let BAMkids help you stay safe, comfortable, and creative!

In person programs are for ages 5–11, virtual programs are for ages 3–11.

On-sale dates for the in person program and the virtual program are separate. If you would like to attend the program in person and receive virtual access, you will need to buy two separate tickets. For additional questions or clarifications please contact info@bam.org.


These events will be held with the health and safety of you and your family as our highest priority. Please visit BAM’s safety protocol page for the most up-to-date information.


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

JL Greene

 

Leadership support for off-site programs provided by:

Howard Gilman

 

Major Sponsor of BAM Education Programs:

Santander

 

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

 

Leadership support for the BAM Hamm Archives and BAM Film, Community, and Education programs provided by The Thompson Family Foundation

 

Leadership support for BAM Film provided by the Ford Foundation

 

Leadership support for BAM Education programs provided by The Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation and The SHS Foundation

 

Major support for BAM Education programs provided by: Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation; Constans Culver Foundation; The FAR Fund; Tiger Baron Foundation; The Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation

 
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