Fort Lauderdale Intenational Film Festival (FLIFF) presents their second FAB! Films For Kids series Saturday, February 3, 10:00AM at their year-round art house Cinema Paradiso. Admission is free and includes six short films and an opportunity for kids to make their your own commercial or short film which will be videotaped and, following a brief intermission, projected on the big screen.
The FAB Films for Kids Program will run the first Saturday of each month. The series will consist of full-length feature films and short films designed to be educational and fun for the kids! Each month, a related activity will follow the films.
The film program, made possible through a grant from Funding Arts Broward, will be free of charge and include new films geered for ages 3 to 9 and a variety of pre and post show activities such as Make Your Own Commercial, Arts & Crafts, and puppet shows.
For more information please visit www.FLIFF.com or call 954-525-FILM(3456).
Cinema Paradiso is located at 503 SE 6 Street, Fort Lauderdale; just east of the Broward County Courthouse on the South bank of the New River. Parking is free at meters and in the courthouse parking garage.
Below are the films to be presented on February 3 at 10am:
THE CLOWN CHILDREN
Guatemala & Norway / 6 min / non-verbal
An ordinary day in the life of two brothers earning their living by juggling oranges and doing cartwheels in between cars and heavy exhaust on the streets of Guatemala City.
Germany / 3 min / non-verbal
A locked door and a stubborn person. An everyday drama unfolds. Then the situation escalates.
USA / 8 min / English
Best friends, Katie and Roger live at the Oxford Orphanage. When Katie thinks that Roger is about to be adopted, she sets out to insure her friend will stay with her. Created by The FSU School of Film.
CARROT OF THE THEATRE
Estonia / 6 min / non-verbal
A snowman with his carrot nose are escaping a hungry rabbit. Somehow, in the midst of the chase they find themselves on-stage. Their ensuing performance leaves the audience with a rich although unexpected experience.
THE BIG RACE
Madagascar / 6 min / non-verbal
What do two young boys in Madagascar do with a free day? Tulch and Noel illustrate you don't need fancy toys or the latest technology to have some fun on a beautiful summer afternoon. Maybe, just a tin can and a little imagination.
CROOKED MICK OF SPEEWAH
Australia / 11 min / English
Strong-Arm Sam ad his promoter Gus are down on their luck. Tired about hearing about how much stronger Crooked Mick of Speewah is, they decide to challenge Mick. The film is based on the traditional Australian myths, told in an heighten way using the latest technology.