Extraordinary matinees of both international and new American films created for children and the young-at-heart.

Films4Families is a celebration of the whole family coming together to share the moviegoing and filmmaking experience at SIFF. We are proud to present our outstanding 2019 lineup, featuring some of the best children's features and shorts from around the world. Seattle families will be among the first audiences to enjoy a select few of these creative treasures. Please join us each weekend morning throughout the Festival.


Australia | 2019 | 92 minutes | Damon Gameau

An innovative hybrid documentary set in the future that enthusiastically imagines the year 2040 that could be.

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Minuscule - Mandibles From Far Away

France | 2018 | 92 minutes | Thomas Szabo, Hélène Giraud

A dialogue-less tale of a French ladybug who accidentally stows away and his dad who sets off to find him.

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France | 2019 | 72 minutes | Juan Antin

Two 10-year-olds set out to retrieve a sacred statue from an Incan overlord in this animated adventure.

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Rémi, Nobody’s Boy

France | 2018 | 104 minutes | Antoine Blossier

The adventures and perils of young orphan Rémi and a traveling showman as they journey through 19th-century France, with a showdog and acrobatic monkey in tow, in this adaptation of Hector Malot’s classic 1878 novel.

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Sune vs. Sune

Sweden | 2018 | 89 minutes | Jon Holmberg

10-year-old Sune is facing all kinds of comic problems: worst of all, a popular new kid also named Sune!

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The Family Picture Show

2019 | 81 minutes

Bring the whole family to the cinema for a playful set of animated and live action films curated for the young and the young at heart.

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The Footballest

Spain | 2018 | 98 minutes | Miguel Angel Lamata

A hapless young soccer team has to not only win a game but solve a mystery to avoid their team’s disbanding.

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We Are the Radical Monarchs

USA | 2019 | 96 minutes | Linda Goldstein Knowlton

An Oakland group for young women of color (ages 8-13) is at the front lines of social justice.

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