THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27 7PM Film Program 5:30PM Happy Hour SATURDAY, MARCH 7 – 11AM Ages 6–8, and cat lovers of… Read more Opening Night: The Cat’s Meow (Ages 6+ Short Film Program)
Saturday, February 29 – 3:30pm All ages These eight animated films, filled with Japanese traditional colors, tell stories of summer… Read more Sun Circle: Films from Japan 思い出の日々 (All Ages Short Film Program)
Saturday, February 29 – 11:00 On-Site at Northwest Film Forum (1515 12th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122) Sunday, March 8 –… Read more Icing on the Cake (Ages 2+ Short Film Program)
Sunday, March 1 – 11:30am Ages 8+ Can you do anything you set your mind to? Yes, you can! And… Read more Yes, I Can (Ages 8+ Short Film Program)
Saturday, March 7 – 5:30pm Ages 8+ This imaginative collection of international films is meant to inspire the youngest generation… Read more Earthwise (Ages 8+ Environmental Short Film Program)
Sunday, March 1 – 11:00am Ages 2+ These animated films are bursting with colors, textures, music and life. You’ll run… Read more Caleidoscope (Ages 2+ Short Film Program)
Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 @ 7 PM (Hayao Miyazaki, Japan, animation, 1986, 124 min, in English) For ages 6+ Gala… Read more Opening Night: Castle in the Sky (CFFS 2018)
Saturday, January 26 – 11:30am
This program celebrates beautiful and complex stories of identity and diversity — just like you, the people you will meet in this program are one of kind, finding their way towards their authentic selves, rejecting stereotypes and reaching out to others who respect and affirm their journeys.
Sunday, January 27 – 1:00pm
Wednesday, January 30 – 3:00pm
Saturday, February 9 – 3:00pm
* Presented in collaboration with KINEKO! E. Kou, Programming Director of KINEKO, will introduce the program *
Enter a magical realm where mysterious beings are half-mortal, half-god, patient animals are the guardians of boys and girls, and friendship is a force as magical as the wind. These animated, all-Japanese-language films are brought to Seattle through our festival’s friendship and cooperation with the creators of the KINEKO International Children’s Film Festival in Tokyo.
Sunday, January 27 – 11:00am
It’s around the world adventure time with vibrant characters who are out to laugh, sing, solve puzzles, eat tasty food and spread their wings and fly. Parents: feel free to whisper subtitles to your little ones during this storybook collection, or just sit back and enjoy the enjoy the music of other languages. The colorful stories here are simple to follow!