Bellingham Children’s Film Festival


All over the world, filmmakers are crafting works of exhilarating imagination and creativity – just for kids! Pickford Film Center presents the 2017 Bellingham Children’s Film Festival, showcasing innovative and fun films from around the globe plus so much more. This year’s festival spans two weekends for all ages and includes a sneak preview of a new film weeks before it’s release, an ice-cream social and root beer garden, animated and live actions shorts including some recently rediscovered classics, and original broadway performances!

PLUS: Special school screenings throughout the week! Programs include Indigenous Showcase (Ages 9+), Creature Teachers (for kids 2+) and Save the Earth (Ages 8+). Talk to your kids’ teachers! Book today. Contact Susie Purves, Executive Director for more info:

Opening Night! – Friday, March 10

Sneak Preview Screening! Catch a screening of the new film from director Clyde Barras, My Life as a Zucchini – weeks before it is released to the public!
Opening Day Ticket Prices: $5 for kids / $7.50 for PFC members / $10.75 general admission
Your ticket price includes an Ice Cream Social and Root Beer Garden sponsored byTrader Joe’s

All other public screenings

Thanks to our generous sponsors Piper Pediatric Dentistry – all other screenings are offered at a discounted price of only $5 admission! Song of the Sea is a special price of $1!

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2017 Bellingham Children’s Film Festival