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Free First Saturday: Virtual Kids’ Film Fair

March 5 @ 12:00 PM - 11:30 PM CST

Free

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.

Details

Date:
March 5
Time:
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM CST
Cost:
Free
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Website:
walkerart.org

Organizer

Walker Art Center
Phone:
(612) 375-7600
Email:
info@walkerart.org
Website:
https://www.walkerart.org

Venue

Online Event

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