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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
BAM Members & Patrons
 
Thu Dec 12
General Public
 
 
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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

 

 
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  
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.
INFO 
Accessibility at BAMkids Film Festival 
 

BAM is committed to creating a welcoming environment for all audience members. We want all families and audience members at BAMkids Film Festival to have the best experience possible.

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PAST EVENTS
Film
Animal Songs
 

Groove and cheer along with this fantastic batch of music-filled shorts.

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

Gentle, colorful animated films about singing, flying high, and celebrating the magic of life.

Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
AGES 3—6
 
 
Film
Best Day Ever
 

This animated shorts program has all the ingredients you'll need to have the best day ever.

Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
AGES 6—8
 
 
Film
Animanimals
 

A program of animal-centric animated short stories from German writer-director Julia Ocker.

Sat, Feb 1, 2020
AGES 5—7
 
 
Film
Cat-tastic Tales!
 

A feline-focused animation program, featuring glorious stop-motion and CG animation.

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

Home is the center of every kid’s universe in this eye-popping program.

Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
AGES 6—8
 
 
Film
Say Cheese: Best of Dutch Shorts
 

A program of the best shorts produced in the Netherlands in the last decade.

Sat, Feb 1, 2020
AGES 9+
 
 
Film
Friends Near and Far
 

Watch the wheels turn in these live action shorts from Europe, South America, and India.

Sun, Feb 2, 2020
AGES 8+
 
 
Kids
Festival Activities
 

A family-friendly carnival with circus performers, interactive games, 360° films, and more!

Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
 
 
Free
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