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Friday, April 18

12:30pm PDT

Int'l Children's Film Festival - Program 1
Global Kids Show
A new travel show for kids, with exciting and educational stops in Portugal, India, the Bahamas, New Zealand, and Argentina. (D) (Global)

Friday April 18, 2014 12:30pm - 2:00pm PDT
Room 303AB

2:15pm PDT

Int'l Children's Film Festival - Program 2
Made by Children!
This year's version of short animation from around the world made by children, presented in partnership with the Varazdin Croatia Animation Festival. Films from Croatia, Russia, Belgium, Africa, France and beyond! (A) (Global)

Friday April 18, 2014 2:15pm - 4:15pm PDT
Room 303AB

4:30pm PDT

Int'l Children's Film Festival - Program 3
Best of Fest, Part 1
An (almost) nonstop reel of the best worldwide short films and animation from the last 11 years of the festivals to close the day! (L/A) (Global)

Friday April 18, 2014 4:30pm - 7:00pm PDT
Room 303AB
Saturday, April 19

10:30am PDT

Int'l Children's Film Festival - Program 4
Arjun Rihan
Two pieces of the Bay Bridge must work together to get the job done. Could love follow? (A) (USA)

Dan Racusin
A lively music video for a popular Japanese band. (A) (USA/Japan)

Gallery Girl
Andrew Marshel
A lonely girl inside a painting longs to know what else is out there. (A) (USA)

Bill Kersey/Edward Kim
Can one little dog stay out of the trash? (L) (USA)

Charlotte Puerin
The Munchimonster and friends help kids learn more about good eating and the fun and health benefits of exercise, in the films Munchercise with Munchy Monster, How to Save Seeds, and more. (A) (USA)

Lost and Found
Philip Hunt
A boy and a penguin find friendship and adventure. Who is lost, and who is found? (A) (UK)

Saturday April 19, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm PDT
Room 303AB

12:15pm PDT

Int'l Children's Film Festival - Program 5
Anansi and Turtle
Andrew Aiton
Based on the West African folktale, the story of selfish spider Anansi, taught the value of sharing by Turtle. (A) (USA)

A Film by Abigail
Paul Vernon
A child discusses her new toy video camera she received for Christmas, leading her to create and explain the characters and plot of an intricate story she
has for a film. (D) (UK)

Bunny Business
Rebecca Olson
A young man needs to fix his favorite stuffed animal. (A) (USA)

Juan Pablo Zaramella
In a world controlled and timed by light, an ordinary man has a plan that could change the natural order of things.

Kirsten Lepore
Stop-motion short detailing a transoceanic conversation via bottle.

Move Mountain
Kirsten Lepore
A girl journeys through a vibrant, pulsing, macrocosmic landscape.

Cootie Contagion
Joshua Smooha
Biohazard. Cootie levels: Maximum. Patient: Matt. Infected by: Rebecca. Patient still interested in her. Patient must be quarantined! (L) (U.S.)

Saturday April 19, 2014 12:15pm - 1:45pm PDT
Room 303AB

2:00pm PDT

Int'l Children's Film Festival - Program 6
UCLA Animation Showcase

Jackie Marion
The young squirrel Mac hoards his precious acorn, but soon learns the value of sharing and friendship. (A) (USA)

Rainy Day Ducks
Danielle M. Heitmuller
Mai meets a family of ducks at a gas station on a rainy afternoon. Can she help them navigate the urban landscape? (A) (USA)

Deathly Beloved
Natalie Xavier
Seymour the skeleton boy has a large skull and falls down frequently. When he meets the ghost girl Prudence, things change for him. (A) (USA)

Baseball Boogie
Vivian Lee
LeRon is the best ballplayer in the neighborhood, but for this young slugger, every homerun is like a strikeout. (A) (USA)

Jeff the Robot
Adam Holmes
Jeff is a robot made from spare parts. One day, he goes on a hike. (A) (USA)

The Secret Life of Shirts
Eric Leppo
A man, a chicken, and the shirt they share. (A) (USA)

Elmer's Nest
Jackie Marion
A young bird builds a nest in an unconventional way. (A) (USA)

Jackie Marion
Wepo the alien runs out of gas in the middle of outer space. (A) (USA)

Umbrella Girl
Saeko Igarashi
A girl learns an umbrella not only keeps you dry, it can take you on adventures. (A) (USA)

Pas de Deux Glace
Natalie Xavier
A girl overcomes obstacles in her dream of becoming a ballet dancer. (A) (USA)

Erick Oh
That ball really bounces. (A) (USA)

Saturday April 19, 2014 2:00pm - 3:30pm PDT
Room 303AB

3:45pm PDT

Int'l Children's Film Festival - Program 7
Ahco on the Road
Soyeon Kim
A baby elephant is on a journey home after being separated from her mother. (A) (USA)

Quique's Guiro
Julio Benito Cabrera
Old Guiro has little use for the modern music of the new generation. But maybe he can help them see things his way? (L) (Puerto Rico)

Dead Bug
Julio Benito Cabrera
Don't be too quick to judge nature. It may surprise you. A colorful animation-meets-live-action treat. (L) (Puerto Rico)

Stepped On
Latoya Raveneau
A boy is not allowed to speak, but finds his value as a friend goes beyond words. (A) (USA)

The Kangaroo
Anna Gutto
A playful film about a young girl's struggle to accept a big change in her family. (L) (USA)

Paul-Emile Boucher
An Inuit child wanders away from his village, fascinated by a wild bird. (A) (France)

What I Got
Kevin Davis/Bill Mumy
Bill Mumy, aka Joe Busker, gets transported into a Humphrey Bogart movie by unknown forces, when he meets a mysterious girl at the Santa Monica Pier. A tribute to John Houston's The African Queen. (L/A)

Nicholas Mastrangelo
In this music video by the band Haunted by Heroes, bravery wins out in a battle involving robots and monsters.

I've Awoken
Nicholas Mastrangelo
A robot crash lands on a planet and tries to settle into his new "home"-until he begins to miss the things that warmed his heart the most.

Saturday April 19, 2014 3:45pm - 5:15pm PDT
Room 303AB

5:30pm PDT

Int'l Children's Film Festival - Program 8
Animation Showcase!
A reel of short animation from around the world; some of the best and most creative all-ages animation! (A) (Global)

Saturday April 19, 2014 5:30pm - 7:00pm PDT
Room 303AB
Sunday, April 20

11:30am PDT

Int'l Children's Film Festival - Program 9
Meghan Artes
Soup takes on many different flavors. The ABCs of soup. (A) (USA)

Yarn, Paper, Scissors
Rebecca Olson
A stop-motion animated short about a yarn critter that must save his paper friend from a malevolent pair of scissors. (A) (USA)

Fish Tank Fantasy
Alison Chin
Frustrated by the boundaries of life, a fish has an epiphany that could bring him happiness. (A) (USA)

Maija Burnett
A boy's adventure takes him higher than he imagined. (A) (USA)

Albert Radl
A locked door. A stubborn person. Who wins? (A) (Germany)

Mike Dacko
Teamwork and loyalty while on the run. (A) (USA)

The Mantis Parable
Josh Staub
A parable of friendship, hope, and promises kept. (A) (USA)

Airport Goodbye
Katie Maren
Childhood memories stay strong. (A) (USA)

Ride of the Mergansers
Steve Furman
Newborn merganser ducklings make their way to the real world. (D) (USA)

Sunday April 20, 2014 11:30am - 1:00pm PDT
Room 303AB

1:15pm PDT

Int'l Children's Film Festival - Program 10
Made by Kids: The Sequel
Varazdin Animation Festival (VAFI)
More creative and delightful films made by kids of all ages through our partnership with VAFI. Short animated films made by children in Croatia, Russia, China, Japan, Canada, U.S., Italy and more! (A) (Global)

Down Under Hour!
In our partnership with the Australian children's film festival KidzFlicks, we present five short films from the Land Down Under, the varied and enjoyable films: White Rabbit's First Sleepover, My Eco-Friendly House, The Simple Things in Life, Quirky Rome, Josh and the Bean Talk, and Generation One 2012. Enjoy, mate! (L, D) (Australia)

Sunday April 20, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm PDT
Room 303AB

3:00pm PDT

Int'l Children's Film Festival - Program 11
Best of Fest, Vol. 2
More of the best worldwide short films and animation from the last 11 years of the festivals to close things out, including several new short favorites from the past year! (L/A) (Global)

Sunday April 20, 2014 3:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
Room 303AB

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