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UH Manoa Outreach College - KIDS FIRST! Summer Film Festival 2016 - FREE!
FREE SUMMER FUN FOR FAMILIES - AGESFOUR THROUGH TEENS (AND ABOVE!) -- AT THE UH KIDS FIRST! FILM FESTIVAL 2016
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa • Outreach College
10th ANNUAL KIDS FIRST! FILM FESTIVAL
A DECADE OF FREE FAMILY FILMS - THE UH KIDS FIRST! FILM FESTIVAL CELEBRATES ITS TENTH YEAR WITH ANIMATED FEATURES PLUS AN ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FEST FOR KIDS
The award-winningUH Manoa KIDS FIRST! Film Festival,presented byOutreach College, celebrates a decade ofFREEfamily fun onJune 12 & 26*andJuly 10 & 17,2016 in theUH Manoa Art Auditorium.This year's festival provides quality entertainment for children and youth from2 to 18 years of age -as well as the young at heart.
A project of the Coalition for Quality Children's Media, KIDS FIRST! films are free of gratuitous violence; race, gender, or religious bias; and condescension towards children.
Supported in part by the Sidney Stern Memorial Trust.
SUNDAYS • June 12, July 10 & 17 • 3pm
UH Mānoa Art Auditorium • FREE!
Free parkingon campus; follow balloonsto the Art Building Auditorium.For complete information,visitwww.summer.hawaii.edu/kidsfirstor call956-9883.
On June 12andJuly 10 &17, doors open at 2:30pm;the program startsat3:00pmwithdoor prizes followed by the films.
•June 12:Little ones ages2-8 yearswill be entertained by episodes ofGuess How Much I Love You, based on the classic book by Sam McBratney, as well as underwater adventures fromOctonauts: Creature Encounters.
•July 10:Winner of 11 international film festival awards,Lotte and the Moonstone Secret,from Estonia,plays (in English) for kids4 years and above.
•July 17:Premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, voiced by Sandra Oh and Ross Lynch, Canada'sSnowtime!screens forages 9+.
* PLUS -June 26,12:30pm to 6:15pm in the Art Auditorium,aspecial program:
KIDS FIRST! Sustainable Summer '16 Film Fest:Free films from around the globewith afocuson the natural world and our relationship to it and to each other.
•12:30pm: Shimajiro and the Mother Tree,forages 4-18.Kidswill be given cardboard flower megaphones to interact with the characters of thisfeature film from Japan that combines puppets, animation, clap-alongs and sing-alongs.To help non-reading young children,live actors will read the subtitles!
•2:00pm: Shorts: Our Earth, its Land and Oceans.Entertaining environmental animations and shortsfrom theUS, Latvia, Mexico, Luxembourg, Germany and the Maldives --all in English forages 5-12.
•3:15pm: Youth Empowered For Change.Two-part program featuring a series of 10 empowering short documentaries,Young Voices for the Planet,and the PBS Hawai‘iprogram,Hiki No: Focus on the Environment,produced locally by high school students.
•5:00pm:Shorts: The Global Community of Children.Short filmsforages 8 and abovegive rare and unusual glimpses into the lives of children from countries around the world,includingIran, Argentina, Pakistan,and theAmazon.
TheKIDS FIRST! Sustainable Summer '16 Film Festscreens in conjunction with UH Manoa Outreach College'sSustainable Summer Day, a festival of activities, exhibitors, walking tours, plants giveaways, yoga, entertainment and more -- all part of theSustainable Summer '16program (seewww.summer.hawaii.edu).
The UH Manoa KIDS FIRST! Film Festival is supported in part by the Sidney Stern Memorial Trust. Special thanks to NCircle Entertainment, Kidflix Global, Shout! Factory Kids, and DASH Co., Ltd.
The KIDS FIRST! FIlm Festival, a project of theCoalition for Quality Children's Media, partners each year with over 150 venues nationwide, reaching an audience of more than one million people, making it the largest kids' film festival in the world. Curated locally by UH Manoa's Outreach College to appeal to Hawai‘i audiences, KIDS FIRST! films are free of gratuitous violence; race, gender, or religious bias; inappropriate content; and condescension towards children. Age-appropriate groupings of films entertain through a balance of animation and live action, plus varied themes from different cultures.Parents, grandparents, friends and neighborhood kids -- everyone can enjoy the films because they're juried by kids, parents, teachers, and child advocates nationwide to qualify for the Festival.
JUNE 12 • Ages 2--8 • 66 minutes
Guess How Much I Love You: The Song
Octonauts: Creature Encounters
Little Nutbrown Hare and his friends romp through meadows, forests, and streams having fun, learning lessons, and building friendships in animated episodes inspired bySam McBratneyʻs classic book.Then, in episodes of the Octonauts, an adorable underwater crewexplores
the world's oceans and its strange creatures. Mahalo to NCircle Entertainment.
JULY 10 • Ages 4+ • 75 minutes
Lotte and the Moonstone Secret
In English. Beloved in her homeland of Estonia, Lotte has a theme park and postage stamp in her honor! In this second Lotte film, the adorable girl puppy dog adventures on a treasure hunt to unlock the secrets of three magical stones. Winner of 11 international film festival awards. Mahalo to Kidflix Global.
JULY 17 • Ages 9+ • 82 minutes
Premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, this highly entertaining feature boasts an all-star voice cast including Sandra Oh (Grey's Anatomy) and Disney Channel star Ross Lynch. During the winter school break, kids in a small village decide to have a massive snowball fight. When the fun turns into a real conflict, the children learn lessons on friendship and unity. PG: Sad twist at the end may be difficult for very young/sensitive kids. Mahalo to Shout! Factory Kids.
JUNE 26 • KIDS FIRST! Sustainable
Summer ʻ16 Film Fest
FREE! • 12:30-6:15 PM • UHM Art Auditorium
Films from around the globe about the natural world and our relationship to it and to each other. More about the Film Fest…
No need to register for this event... it's first-come, first-served.
Contact Phone : 808-596-9883
Questions? Ready for an appointment?
The award-winning KIDS FIRST! Film Festival returns to Hawai i.
A project of the Coalition for Quality Children’s Media, KIDS FIRST! films are free of gratuitous violence; race, gender, or religious bias; and condescension towards children.
Supported in part by the Sidney Stern Memorial Trust.
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