Journeys, Genders and Identity (Shorts Program)

Saturday, January 26 – 11:30am
Ages 11+

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.

Focus on Japan: Films from the KINEKO Film Festival (Shorts Program)

Sunday, January 27 – 1:00pm
Wednesday, January 30 – 3:00pm
Saturday, February 9 – 3:00pm
Ages 8+
* 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.

Small but Mighty (Shorts Program)

Sunday, January 27 – 11:00am
Ages 2+

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!