Kids First Film Festival
AgesAdults & kids together
Kids First Film Festival gives filmgoers of all ages an opportunity to view a unique collection of
refreshing cinematic works from around the globe. Family, Friendly, Fun.
KIDS FIRST FILM FESTIVAL will take place Saturdays from 1-5pm at Unity Hall (during UNITY HALL SEASON).
Sept 23rd & 24th Details
10-12:30pm Free Film-making Workshop for Kids of all ages. Make a film inside Unity Hall and around Fort Plain. Edit the film and show it the next day. Equipment and Supplies provided by Image Quilt.
1-2:30pm: A Selection of Films for Kids Age 3-10 including "Shamajiro and the Rainbow Oasis" (60 min), and "Snow Girl", short film (30 min)
SHIMAJIRO AND THE RAINBOW OASIS
ISAMU HIRABAYASHI, director
Series: FOREIGN FEATURE, AGES 3-7
Description - Shimajiro and his friends meet Coco, a girl who was separated from her mother during a severe sandstorm. Each child is given a cardboard megaphone that they are encouraged to use at various times by the story's characters to cheer them on or shout a particular phrase, and even use as a weapon to thwart the film's villain.
ILINA PERIANOVA, director
Series: ENVIRONMENTAL FILM
Description - A mysterious girl appears in the lives of an elderly childless couple and a
troubled young man and transforms their understanding about love and life. Loosely based on the Russian fairy tale about Snegurochka, this story is about miracle , but also
about trusting the divine forces at work. Runtime: 28 minutes
Series: FEATURE, AGES 8 - 18
Description - Jim, a curious engineer and scientist, is beginning to learn mindfulness mediation, and
drags two of his friends into the woods for a sunset "awareness" walk. They accidentally meet a
mysterious spaceman named Koyper, who has travelled to Earth from a secret alien-built colony of
humans living on the edge of the solar system. His mission: deactivate a worn-out alien power generator,
lost decades before during the shipwreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald...but get in a round of mini-golf, eat
ice-cream for the first time and drive go-karts while he's at it. (99 minutes)
Buy Tickets for the Entire Event: $5 for both days at https://imagequilt.com