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Free First Saturday: Virtual Kids’ Film Fair
March 5, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 11:30 PM CSTFree
Enjoy our annual Kids’ Film Fair from home March 5–12! A free program of colorful, fun, and creative short animated and live-action films for families will screen right here throughout the week.
Watch Party: Saturday, March 6 at 10 am
Cuddle up with your family and join a live Saturday morning watch party (pajamas encouraged)! After the screening, meet some of the directors, who will share how the films were made and answer questions. Then, follow along as Nicolas Collard, instructor at Xelias Aerial Arts, demonstrates some circus arts warm-ups and skills that families can try at home. Xelias Aerial Arts is a Minneapolis-based aerial arts studio for students of all ages.
Click here to register for this free 75-minute live watch party. The watch party will be a Zoom meeting, giving participants the option to turn their cameras and audio on or keep them off during the Q&A.
About the Films
A Lynx in the Town by Nina Bisyarina
A curious lynx leaves the forest, attracted by the lights of the snow-covered city. 2019, France, nonverbal animation, 7 min.
Om Num Num by Minato Matsuda, Haruna Ueno, and Tomoko Taiga
A hungry dinosaur meets a jumping egg in the forest. What would happen if he swallowed it? Team Aman Gokkun, three young artists from Tokyo, combine stop-motion animation, puppets, and pastel drawings to tell their funny tale. 2018, Japan, nonverbal animation, 3 min.
The Cubicbird (El Pájarocubo) by Jorge Alberto Vega
Pedro is a pet bird who has dreamed of escaping his cage for his whole life. After a dream, he finds a unique way to fly free. 2019, Colombia, animation, 10 min.
Becolored by Maurizio Forestieri
Red, yellow, and blue dogs run across a blank page in a playful, musical drama. 2019, Italy, nonverbal animation, 5 min.
Circus Movements by Lukas Berger and Mário Gajo de Carvalho
Outdoors, amidst changing backdrops of magnificent landscapes, youth from Ethiopia perform circus arts together. 2019, Portugal/Ethiopia, nonverbal experimental documentary, 15 min.
Total runtime: approximately 50 minutes. For ages 3 and up.
Twin Cities Event Calendar by Twin Cities Kids Club
Are you looking for family-friendly, educational, holiday-themed, and fun events to take the kids to? Our Twin Cities Event Calendar is the perfect resource for finding activities and events your entire family will love. Create precious family memories together by attending unique events designed specifically for children.
In-person, online, indoor, and outdoor events are all included on the Twin Cities Event Calendar. You’re sure to find an activity that is ideal and engaging for your family. For more information, simply click the event, and you’ll be given all of the details, including date, time, location, and cost! There is also contact information for the host for the event in case you have any burning questions.
Use the handy search feature at the top of the event calendar to search by month and keyword if you’re looking for a specific event. For example: search “toddler” to find any events specifically designed for your tiny tots.
This event calendar is updated regularly and chock full of local events and discount days from our partners. Our Twin Cities Event Calendar is free to access—you don’t have to join the discount club (but we’d love it if you did!) Whether you’re a Minnesota Native or just here for the weekend, you’ll find useful information on local events that will spice up your routine.
You can find great activities to beat the heat during the summer, like ice cream socials or a float-in movie. You can find a whole host of indoor activities in the wintertime to keep your kids happy and learning, like ballet, gymnastics, or storytime at the local library.
We list everything from ice skating, to firework shows, to movies in the park, to Online Mario Kart Tournaments. It’s all here! Let Twin Cities Kids Club be your go-to resource for the best events in the Twin Cities.
Parents, keep an eye out for special sales events listed on the calendar too! You may find incredible limited-time deals on maternity wear or kids’ clothes.
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