Bellingham Children’s Film Festival: March 8 – April 10, 2019

 

All over the world, filmmakers are crafting works of exhilarating imagination and creativity – just for kids! Pickford Film Center presents the 2019 Bellingham Children’s Film Festival, showcasing innovative and fun films from around the globe plus so much more. This year’s festival spans a full weekends for all ages and includes an Opening Night red carpet reception and ice-cream social sponsored by Trader Joe’s, animated and live actions shorts for all ages, and feature films for young sophisticates!

PLUS: Special school screenings throughout the week! Talk to your kids’ teachers and book today. Contact Mikayla Nicholson, Education Outreach Coordinator for more info: mikayla@pickfordfilmcenter.org

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BANK OF THE PACIFIC
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS
TRADER JOE’S
NORTHWEST FILM FORUM

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All tickets are only $5! Except Modest Heroes which is $1!

Zoo: Bellingham Children’s Film Festival

Presented as part of the Bellingham Children's Film Festival. Tickets are only $5! It's opening night, so join us for a Red Carpet Ice Cream Social sponsored by Trader Joe's!

In 1941 marksmen from the Royal Ulster Constabulary, following a Directive from The Ministry of Public Security, shot dead 23 animals at Belfast Zoo. They destroyed one hyena, six wolves, one puma, one tiger, one black bear, one Barbary lion, two polar bears, one lynx and giant rat...
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Small But Mighty: Bellingham Children’s Film Festival

Presented as part of the Bellingham Children's Film Festival. Tickets are only $5!

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! Ages 2+.

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Seize the Day: Bellingham Children’s Film Festival

Presented as part of the Bellingham Children's Film Festival. Tickets are only $5!

Some days seem made for saying “hip-hip-hooray,” but others times can bring more challenges and hills to climb. These animated films are filled with stories of breakthroughs and learning to appreciate how our friends and families can make the world go around in the most magical way. Ages 5+.

Enjoy casual interactive art activities in our lobby all day! Join in or admire the creations...
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Modest Heroes: Bellingham Children’s Film Festival

Presented as part of the Bellingham Children's Film Festival.
Brought to you by Bank of the Pacific, Tickets are only $1!

Modest Heroes is an ambitious anthology of three thrilling tales created by some of the greatest talents working in Japanese animation today. Together, the stories (Kanini & Kanino, Life Ain't Gonna Lose, Invisible) explore ideas of heroism in everyday life, and the infinite potential of the short film format allows the directors and Studio Ponoc to experiment...
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Beyond the Rainbow: Bellingham Children’s Film Festival

Presented as part of the Bellingham Children's Film Festival. Tickets are only $5!

Enter a beautifully animated wonderland of timeless tales, fables and fantastic yarns. You’ll meet a kitten who masters the briny deep, creatures who live a world made of wool, two lemurs who take a voyage to the beyond, a jungle where animals and humans coexist in peace, a place in the woods where friendly monsters live, and a cyclist who keeps the world spinning round. Ages...
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Force for Nature: Bellingham Children’s Film Festival

Presented as part of the Bellingham Children's Film Festival. Tickets are only $5!

These live-action and animation films, including documentaries and fables, tell stories about the beauty of the earth and its creatures, meant to instill in us all a stronger determination to save our beautiful blue planet and respect all the life and diversity it contains. Ages 9+.

Enjoy casual interactive art activities in our lobby all day! Join in or admire the creations of others....
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Journeys, Genders, and Identity: Bellingham Children’s Film Festival

Presented as part of the Bellingham Children's Film Festival. Tickets are only $5!

This shorts 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. Ages 11+.

Enjoy casual interactive art activities in our lobby all day! Join in or admire the...
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