Films4Families

August 31 - September 2, 2018

lms appropriate for kids and adults alike.

*This program starts at 2:30pm each day of Bumbershoot.

Packaged Films

Friday, August 31st | 46 min

Two Balloons

d. Mark C. Smith | USA | 10 min

Two adventurous lemurs navigate their dirigibles halfway around the world to a place where happenstance and fate threaten to disrupt their reunion.

Dark, Dark Woods

d. Emile Gignoux, Mik Lovenbalch | Denmark | 6 min

Royal life's not always so magnificent and can be tiring for a little one-so Maria trades in a tiara for a wilder kind of fun.

Jazzoo

d. Adam Marko-Nord | Sweden | 9 min

Jazzoo is a cross-media production for the whole family (2+), based on the original concept by Swedish jazz quintet ODDJOB.

JessZilla
d. Emily Sheskin | USA | 7 min

Jesselyn "JessZilla" Silva is serious about boxing, and at 10 years old trains seriously with dreams of becoming a professional fighter. Her father, Pedro, finds himself caught in between supporting her dream and worrying about her future in boxing.

Island

d. Max Mortl, Robert Lobel | Germany | 3 min

On a small island a bunch of exotic creatures run across each other.

A Mother's Tale: Humpback Whales of Tonga

d. Annie Crawley | USA | 6 min

Humpback whales migrate thousands of miles between their feeding grounds of Antarctica to the warm waters of Tonga to give birth. Follow this mother to learn about her adventures and challenges.

Between the Lines

d. Maria Koneva | Russia | 5 min

A Zebra finds she is completely alone in a world where everyone has a partner. So she searches for her love, despairs but finally finds another Zebra. These two match each other perfectly in their abstract love dance.

Saturday, September 1st | 47 min

Becky

d. Victor Viyuoh | Cameroon | 9 min

A young boy's playground crush forces him to face his greatest fear - to potentially disastrous results.

Between the Lines

d. Maria Koneva | Russia | 5 min

A Zebra finds she is completely alone in a world where everyone has a partner. So she searches for her love, despairs but finally finds another Zebra. These two match each other perfectly in their abstract love dance.

Inclusion Makes the World More Vibrant

d. Genevieve Clay-Smith | Australia | 3 min

A little boy and his mother experience an art gallery together in the most surprising way.

Polychrome

d. Negareh Halimi, Amin Malekian | Iran | 3 min

A short musical animation in StopMotion.

Sherbert Rozencrantz, You're Beautiful

d. Natalie van den Dungen | Australia | 11 min

Milly's world revolves around her pet guinea pig. When her mother attempts to engineer for her a 'real' friend, it results in ridicule and forces Milly to question her sense of self.

I Think My Dad's a Superhero

d. Joseph Barton | USA | 9 min

When a nine year old Kevin suspects his dad may have superpowers, he sets out to prove his theory with unexpected results!

Shoot for the Moon

d. Lauren Hoekstra, Doug Turner | USA | 4 min

At summer camp, a girl realises a dream when she gets to design a rocket. But her delight is dampened when her sister excludes her from her circle of older friends. Until the girl's rocket actually flies, and her sister and friends take notice.

Square Guy

d. Collin Mapp | USA | 3 min

Our hero's world falls in disarray in this traditionally animated adventure!

Sunday, September 2nd | 33 min

C.A.T

d. Sandra Boynton | USA | 4 min

Designed with the rich look and moody irony of a classic 1940's Noir film, C. A. T. is a wry homage to classic movies, and a celebration of the infuriating glory of cats. 

Fill and Moo

d. Toshiko Hata | Japan | 8 min

Fill and Moo take off for a journey to the world of movies.

Galaxy Girl

d. Richard Grover | USA | 4 min

A pizza delivery girl is stuck in a dead-End job, but dreams of becoming something more. One day out on a delivery, she runs into an unexpected customer, in an encounter that will change her fate forever.

JessZilla

d. Emily Sheskin | USA | 7 min

Jesselyn "JessZilla" Silva is serious about boxing, and at 10 years old trains seriously with dreams of becoming a professional fighter. Her father, Pedro, finds himself caught in between supporting her dream and worrying about her future in boxing.

Post No Bills

d. Robin Hays, Andy Poon | Canada | 5 min

On an urban city wall, Noodle Boy must face his fears and overcome a series of obstacles and challenges in order to save Miss Fortune from the city's clean-up crew.

Between the Lines

d. Maria Koneva | Russia | 5 min

A Zebra finds she is completely alone in a world where everyone has a partner. So she searches for her love, despairs but finally finds another Zebra. These two match each other perfectly in their abstract love dance.

Dreamweaver

d. Myles Conti | Australia | 10 min

A young boy moves to a new neighbourhood and discovers his passion for go-karting.