The Best of Children’s Film Festival Seattle 2017 – October 25th & 26th

 

Shine On!  – The Best Animated Films from Children’s Film Festival Seattle 2017

 What makes you shine? The characters in these sweet and funny films have special things that make them glow and grow. Join them as they play with their friends and families, discover new things about themselves, and take journeys to near and far. If you close your eyes and make a wish, you might even be able to join them on a trip to the moon

Running time: 64 minutes. For all ages.

 

Ampersand (Erin Shea, USA, 2016, animated, 2016, 3:11 min, no dialogue)  Go on a playful musical journey from the subatomic to the galactic, that touches on science ideas including wave particle duality, evolution and pollination. Watch the film: https://vimeo.com/183772682

 

The Sled Winner of CFFS Catbus Kids Jury Prize for Best Storytelling (Olesya Shchukina, Russia, animated, 2016, 4:19 min, no dialogue)  The little squirrel finds something he has never seen before. Watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/183250732

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Battle of the Sexes! October 27-November 2nd

In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women’s movement, the 1973 tennis match between women’s World #1 Billie Jean King and ex-men’s-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs was billed as the BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. Together, Billie and Bobby served up a cultural spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis court, sparking discussions in bedrooms and boardrooms that continue to reverberate today.

Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Director: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Stars: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough

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Rating: PG-13
2 hr 1 min

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Blade Runner 2049 plays November 3rd – 9th

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director: Denis Villenueve
Stars: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto

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Rating: R
2 hr 44 min

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Loving Vincent begins November 10th

The world’s first fully oil painted feature film, brings the artwork of Vincent van Gogh to life in an exploration of the complicated life and controversial death of one of history’s most celebrated artists.

Genre: Animation, Biography
Director: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman
Stars: Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn, Robert Gulaczyk

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Rating: PG-13
1 hr 34 min

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STAR WARS: The Last Jedi

Opens December 14th at Vashon Theatre

Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe, and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.

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