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 7—10, six international features, and two short film programs for the youngest audience members, ages 2—5.

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

In addition to the films, this year’s film festival will include live performances by two Brooklyn based bands—Rabbit Days & Dumplings and Mil’s Trills.

These performances will take place in BAMcafé at noon and 2:30pm featuring a celebration of folk and children’s music from all over East Asia by  on Saturday, February 22, and an interactive, spirited rhythmic adventure with Mil’s 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 2—5)

10:15am: Shorts Program: Cutting Hedge Animation (Ages 7—10)

10:30am: Feature: Casper & Emma—Best Friends (Ages 5—8)

11am: Feature: Beauty and the Beast (Ages 7—10)

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

12:15pm: Feature: The Legend of Sarila (Ages 8—11)

12:30pm: Shorts Program: Special Gifts (Ages 8—11)

2pm: Shorts Program: Nearest and Dearest (Ages 5—8)

Sunday, February 23 

10am & 12pm: Shorts Program: Recipe for Love (Ages 2—5)

10:15am: Shorts Program: Cutting Hedge Animation (Ages 7—9)

10:20am: Feature: Ploddy the Police Car on the Case (Ages 6—9)

11am: Feature: Fidgety Bram (Ages 5—9)

12pm & 2:30pm: Live Performance: Mil’s Trills (All ages)

12:15pm: Feature: Otto the Rhino (Ages 7—10)

12:30pm: Shorts Program: Special Gifts (Ages 8—11)

2pm: Shorts Program: Someone Who Gets You (Ages 5—8)


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