The Center for the Humanities at Washington University in St. Louis, in conjunction with the WU Film & Media Studies Program and Cinema St. Louis, hosts an annual children's film showcase. The showcase is free and open to the public.
Children's Film Showcase
The Center for the Humanities, in conjunction with the Film and Media Studies of Washington University and Cinema St. Louis, will host a three-day festival on Children's Film. The showcase will include lectures, film screenings and Q&A sessions with film directors or producers after the shows.
Friday, November 9
6pm - Disney's A Poem Is... (Producer Brian Hohlfeld, 60 min., in English, ages 5-8)
7pm - Tigger, Transformers, and Tropes: Telling Stories in TV Animation (Screenwriters Nichole Dubuc and Brian Hohlfeld, 90 min., in English, all ages)
Saturday, November 10
12pm - Family Shorts Program (91 min., in English, all ages)
2pm - Le Tableau (Jean-Francois Laguionie, France, 2012, 78 min., in French with English subtitles, ages 8 and older; film includes scene with a Picasso-style nude painting)
4pm - Will (Ellen Perry, U.K., 2011, 102 min., in English, ages 10 and older)
7pm - Liars, Fires, and Bears (Director Jeremy Cloe, U.S., 2012, 101 min., in English, ages 10 and older)
Sunday, November 11
12pm - Zarafa (Rémi Bezançon, France, 2012, 78 min., in French with English subtitles, ages 8 and older)
2pm - Tales of the Night (Michel Ocelot, France, 2011, 84 min., in French with English subtitles, ages 8 and older)
4pm - Winter's Daughter (Johannes Schmid, Germany, 2011, 90 min., in German, Polish, and Russian with English subtitles, ages 10 and older)
7pm - Camilla Dickinson (Director Cornelia Duryée Moore, U.S., 119 min., in English)
The symposium is free and open to the public. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 935-5576.
Friday, November 18
6pm - Little Vampire (Christian Choquet & Gilles Deyries, France, 2004, 60min., 12 min. per cartoon)
7:30 - Voltron Force! (Behind the Scenes of the Animated series, 90 min.)
Saturday, November 19
10am - Poco's Rusty Young and Jack Sundrup: Scoring Weston Woods Cartoons (Free for attendees 12 or younger, $10 for adults, Tivoli Theatre)
12pm - Quest for Zhu (Bob Doucette, US., 73 min.)
2pm - A Weston Woods Animation Sampler (90 min.)
4:30pm - Circus Dreams (Signe Taylor, U.S., 2011, 80 min.)
7pm - Snowmen (Robert Kirbyson, 2010, 96 min.)
Sunday, November 20
12pm - A Cat in Paris (Une Vie de Chat) (Jean-Loup Felicioli, France, 2010, 70 min.)
1:30pm - Eleanor's Secret (Kerity, La Maisons des Cones) (Dominique Monfèry, France, 2009, 80 min.)
3:30pm - Aurelie LaFlamme's Diary (Le Journal d'Aurelie LaFlamme) (Christian Laurence, Canada, 2010, 108 min.)
6pm - Tomorrow Will Be Better (Jutro Bedzie Leipiej) (Dorota Kedzierzawska, Poland, 2010, 118 min.)
Friday, November 19
7pm - An Illustrator in the World of Moving Images (Keynote address by Serge Bloch, discussion, and book sale)
Saturday, November 20
11am - SamSam and Toto (60min film and 30min Q&A)
1pm - Dog Jack (113min)
4pm - 1981 (102min)
7pm - Chekhov for Children (74min)
10 am - Princess of the Sun, 2007, 90 min.
1 pm - Tahaan: A Boy With a Grenade, 2008, 105 min.
3 pm - Egon & Donci, 2007, 75 min.
5 pm - West of Pluto, 2008, 90 min.
7:30 pm - The Hollywood Cartoon
Nov. 21, 7 pm at the St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium - Pixar Shorts
Nov. 22, Brown Hall, Washington University
12 pm - Matchmaker Mary, 2008, 89 min.
2:30 pm - The Flyboys, 2008, 118 min. (PG-13)
5:30 pm - The Making of WALL-E, 2008, 90 min.
7:30 pm - King of the Hill, 1997, 109 min. (PG-13)
10 am - 5 pm - (Brown 100) Of Love and Eggs, Mahek, 48 Angels
7 pm - (Saint Louis Art Museum) Neal Gabler, Professor, Journalist, Author, and Political Commentator on his comprehensive biography Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination and screens a selection of Disney shorts.