The Brooklyn Academy of Music presents the 16th Annual BAMkids Film Festival, kicking of February 22-23, at BAM Rose Cinemas, located at the Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Avenue in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

Tickets are on sale now. The festival, which runs from 10:00am – 4:30pm both days, showcases 74 films from 27 countries, including US, New York, and world premieres.

The Legend of Sarila, playing at the 16th Annual BAMkids Film Festival

Price: $9 for children (13 and under) and seniors, $13 adults, $7 BAM Cinema Club members

Highlights of the 2014 festival include Cutting Hedge Animation, an all-animation shorts program for ages 710, six international features, and two short film programs for the youngest audience members, ages 25.

Fidgity Bram, playing at the 16th Annual BAMkids Film Festival

In addition to the films, this years film festival will include live performances by two Brooklyn based bandsRabbit Days & Dumplings and Mils Trills.

These performances will take place in BAMcaf at noon and 2:30pm featuring a celebration of folk and childrens music from all over East Asia by  on Saturday, February 22, and an interactive, spirited rhythmic adventure with Mils Trills on Sunday, February 23.

Mil’s Trills will perform at the 16th Annual BAMkids Film Festival

There will also be special ongoing activities for the whole family in the lobby of the Peter Jay Sharp building such as music video or flipbook-making stations, face painting, and more.

BAMkids Film Festival Schedule:

Saturday, February 22

10am & 12pm: Shorts Program: Happy Helpers (Ages 25)

10:15am: Shorts Program: Cutting Hedge Animation (Ages 710)

10:30am: Feature: Casper & EmmaBest Friends (Ages 58)

11am: Feature: Beauty and the Beast (Ages 710)

12pm & 2:30pm: Live Performance: Rabbit Days & Dumplings (All ages)

12:15pm: Feature: The Legend of Sarila (Ages 811)

12:30pm: Shorts Program: Special Gifts (Ages 811)

2pm: Shorts Program: Nearest and Dearest (Ages 58)

Sunday, February 23 

10am & 12pm: Shorts Program: Recipe for Love (Ages 25)

10:15am: Shorts Program: Cutting Hedge Animation (Ages 79)

10:20am: Feature: Ploddy the Police Car on the Case (Ages 69)

11am: Feature: Fidgety Bram (Ages 59)

12pm & 2:30pm: Live Performance: Mils Trills (All ages)

12:15pm: Feature: Otto the Rhino (Ages 710)

12:30pm: Shorts Program: Special Gifts (Ages 811)

2pm: Shorts Program: Someone Who Gets You (Ages 58)

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