Tag: ages 12+

CFFS 2019, Features

Kayak to Klemtu

Saturday, February 2 – 7:00pm
(Feature from Canada, in English)
Ages 12+
* Co-presented with Longhouse Media as part of Northwest Film Forum’s ongoing Indigenous Showcase series! *

Fourteen-year-old Ella is determined to travel by kayak the length of the Inside Passage along the shores of the Great Bear Rainforest to testify against a proposed pipeline that would see oil tanker traffic traveling through her beloved homeland waters. She’s prepared to handle all of the challenges of the trip, but the greatest challenge of all is that she has to bring her dysfunctional family with her.

CFFS 2019, Short Films

Unstoppable (Shorts Program)

Saturday, January 26 – 1:30pm
Wednesday, January 30 – 10:30am
Ages 12+
* Director Julio Benito Cabrera (Danaé) in attendance! *

These tales of growing up include narrative and documentary films about young people from Mexico, Romania, India, Guatemala, China and the US who, despite huge challenges and long odds, look to the future with hope and determination.

CFFS 2019, Features

Tito and the Birds

Saturday, January 26 – 7:00pm
(Feature from Brazil, in Portuguese with Eng. subtitles)
Ages 12+
* Washington State premiere! *

This film, with a distinctive painterly style, follows the story of a shy 10-year-old boy named Tito who lives in a world where fear is crippling people, making them sick and transforming them. Tito realizes, based on his missing father’s past research, that there may be a way to use the local pigeon population and their songs to create a cure for the disease. As he tries to find a cure, he also begins the search for his father.