Seattle Children's Film Festival 2019


Thu Jan 24, 2019 – Sat Feb 9, 2019

Partner Organization

Northwest Film Forum


Northwest Film Forum
Capitol Hill
1515 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122

**While NW Film Forum is hosting the festival and most films are screened there, NOT ALL ARE. Check the calendar to find the theater showing your film!**

Inspiring empathy, understanding, and a nuanced view of the world, the beloved annual festival for Seattle-area children and families celebrates its 14th edition with 146 fantastic films from 39 countries.

Festival Highlights Include:

  • A sing-a-long screening of the 1979 classic The Muppet Movie on opening night!
  • An exciting quartet of feature films including Liyana (Swaziland), Supa Modo (Kenya) Chuskit (India), and One Girl (United Kingdom, Romania, Finland & Italy) that all celebrate the resilience of strong girls
  • Other features will include Tito and the Birds (Brazil), Wendy: Best Friends Forever (Germany), Mr. Moll and the Chocolate Factory (Switzerland) and My Giraffe (The Netherlands)
  • An all Spanish-language program
  • Indigenous Showcase screening of Kayak to Klemtu, presented in collaboration with Longhouse Media
  • Japanese-language shorts presented in association with Tokyo’s KINEKO International Children’s Film Festival
  • A live score by Miles & Karina for the world’s oldest surviving animated feature film, The Adventures of Prince Achmed (dir. Lotte Reiniger, 1926)
  • Interactive installation in the lobby based on Lotte Reiniger’s magical silhouette animation

Like what you see? Check out the full calendar here!

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