Films4Families

Films for the young and the young at heart.

The Bears’ Famous Invasion

France | 2019 | 82 minutes | Lorenzo Mattotti

April 8 - 18, 2021

SIFF Channel

In this colorful and innovatively designed animated film based on the 1945 Italian children’s book by Dino Buzzati, Bear King Leonzio gathers his clan to a uniquely creative war against the land of man to save his son from a human circus. Ages 10+

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The Family Picture Show

80 minutes

April 8 - 18, 2021

SIFF Channel

Bring the whole family around your home entertainment center for a playful set of animated and live-action films curated for the young and the young at heart.

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The Legend of Hei

China | 2019 | 101 minutes | MTJJ

April 8 - 18, 2021

SIFF Channel

A shapeshifting cat spirit ventures into the unknown in search of friends and a new home after his forest habit is destroyed in this epic animated feature that topped the box office in its native China. Ages 9+

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Nahuel & the Magic Book

Chile | 2020 | 98 minutes | Germán Acuña

April 8 - 18, 2021

SIFF Channel

A curious young boy, a healer’s apprentice, and a talking wolf go on a seafaring adventure to rescue the boy’s fisherman father from a wicked sorcerer who is after a book that grants its reader magical powers. Ages 8+

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Too Far Away

Germany | 2019 | 89 minutes | Sarah Winkenstette

April 8 - 18, 2021

SIFF Channel

A mutual love of soccer provides the basis for a blossoming friendship between a bullied German boy, struggling to fit into a new school after his family’s relocation, and a young Syrian refugee in desperate need of family. Ages 8+

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