Family Film Fest: Kid Flix 1 & 2

March 16, 2019, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for award-winning, family-friendly short films from the 2018 New York International Children’s Film Festival. 2 Sessions (ages 3 - 7 and ages 8+)

Come early for art activities.

Kid Flix 1: Animated Shorts (for ages 3 - 7)
starts at 12:30 pm, ends 1:30 pm

Kid Flix 1 engages the silly side of young film buffs, combining imaginative shorts ranging from microorganisms that host cleaning parties to zoo animals who lead double lives behind the scenes; but most importantly, your little ones will want to cheer for unlikely heroes that get back up from repeated falls.

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Kid Flix 2: Live Action & Animated Shorts (for ages 8+)
starts at 2:30 pm, ends at 3:45 pm

Kid Flix 2 With a compelling range of styles and themes, Kid Flix 2 offers clever, thought-provoking films sure to inspire audiences ages 8+ to expand their horizons. In the Grand Prize award-winner Game (USA), AJ has the drive to excel but must push through obstacles to get there. Meanwhile, teamwork takes on different stripes when an odd couple of bears are forced to work together in the hilarious stop-motion short Poles Apart (UK). Plus, the CG-animated wonder Gokurōsama (France) bridges cultures and generations by showing us that even in an automated age, a little human touch can still work wonders.

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Free. Registration required due to limited seating in the Charles and Jane Lehner Auditorium.

Gallery admission free for members and children (age 17 and under). Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Family Film Fest Schedule

11 am – 12:30 pm • Hands-on activity tables open in museum lobby
12:30 – 1:30 pm • Kid Flix 1: Animated shorts (ages 3 - 7)
2:30 – 3:30 pm • Kid Flix 2: Live action & animated shorts (ages 8+)
3:30 – 4 pm • Hands-on projects completed & ready to take home
4 pm • Family Film Fest ends: Thank you for spending part of your Saturday with us!


See more programs for kids and families at the Akron Art Museum


Family Days are made possible by PNC with additional support from the Kathy Moses Salem Philanthropic Fund of Akron Community Foundation, The R.C. Musson and Katharine M. Musson Charitable Foundation and the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation. 

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