Montana International Children's Film Festival

Montana International Children's Film Festival - Films for Children of All Ages

 

MICFF-MonsterMovie

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MICFF-Juan Y La Nube Movie

MICFF- Visitor Movie

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The 6th Annual Montana International Children's Film Festival March 18-20, 2016

Below is our schedule from this year's festival. Thanks to all of our film makers, volunteers, and attendees for a great festival, see you in 2017!

MICFF 2016 will provide Montana children and their parents the opportunity to watch family films from all over the world. Our mission is to bring international students and professors together with Montanans to share their different cultural heritages and to create a sense of international awareness through mutual understanding and respect for one another. There are short films for ages 3 and up, 6 and up, and a new teen segment for ages 12 and up.

Friday, March 18th will kick off the festival at the newly remodeled Silver Theatre, 2023 South Higgins Avenue in Missoula, Montana. The festival will continue all day Saturday, March 19th at the Silver Theatre and will wrap up on Sunday, March 20th were we will move to the University of Montana and become part of the International Culture and Food Festival.

Event Schedule

Friday, March 18th, Silver Theatre, Missoula, MT

Admission Price: $7.00
7:00pm Monster Hunt, Inland Northwest Premier
The MICFF is proud the present the biggest, box office event in Chinese history! The 2015 Chinese animation and live action feature film, Monster Hunt will be making it's Montana Premier. A big thanks to the University of Montana Confucius Institute for their help in bringing this major motion picture to the festival. Suhan Chen , Executive Director of the Confucius Institute of the University of Montana, will provide the introduction and discussion of the film Monster Hunt.

In an ancient world where monsters rule the land while humans keep to their own kingdom, a baby monster, Wuba, is born to a human father and monster queen. When mortals and creatures alike set out to capture the newborn, Wuba's adventure begins.

 

Saturday, March 19th, Silver Theatre, Missoula, MT

Admission Price: Two Great Options
Saturday Full Pass- Full access to all Saturday Events for 1 Person: $10
Single Segment Admission- $5 per Age Segment per person - Includes admission to feature length film, A Turtle Tale.
10:30AM-12:00PM Film Shorts Ages 3 and Up
$5 Admission per person
ChirstyAnn Brown, founder and director of the Montana International Children’s Film Festival will provide the introduction to a selection of the most entertaining and visually stunning films for children from around the world. This segment includes short films from South Korea, Germany, Croatia, Canada, Russia, and the USA. They are:

  • The Worlds Wildest Evolution of Dance
  • So You Think You Can’t Understand Contemporary Dance?
  • Dance of the Neurons
  • Brushstrokes
  • Noir
  • 4 to 5
  • PAWO
  • Vixen’s Voyage
  • Let’s Play a Story: The Ant and the Grasshopper
  • First Eyes on the Moon
  • Clap on the 2 and the 4
  • Visitor
  • Travel Companions
  • 1:00PM-2:30PM Film Shorts Ages 6 and Up
    $5 Admission per person
    University of Montana's Professor Udo Fluck, Director of Global Gateway, will provide the introduction to our 6 and up age group segment of short films. Short films in this segment hail from Slovakia, Bahrain, India, Spain, Russia, Germany, Papua New Guinea, and the USA. They include:

  • Star Taxi
  • The Ring
  • Little Gandhis
  • Juan Y La Nube
  • The Secret Forest
  • The Scrapman
  • Camp Monster
  • The Tale of the Coconut
  • 3:00PM-4:30PM A Turtle Tale
    Included with any single segment ticket or day pass
    A Turtle Tale is inspired by events that took place at the George C. McGough Nature Park in Largo, Florida - the story of JR the owl as witnessed and told by the nature park’s first inhabitants, the turtles. The turtles, Hank, Rafi, and Goliath, and their community live in a beautiful pond with nice clean water, lots of food and are witnesses to all the events of the park as they get ready for another busy summer camp season, never suspecting what is about to happen at the park and to themselves. A great feature length movie for the whole family.
    7:00PM-8:30PM Film Shorts Ages 12 and Up
    $5 Admission per person
    Short International Films For Children: A Selection of the most entertaining, thought provoking, and visually stunning films for children from around the world. This new teen segment will include the following short films from Singapore, Japan, Spain, Russia, Guam, the United Kingdom, Jordan, the Netherlands, and the USA:

  • Shadows - Saving the Rain Forest
  • Spy Vs. Spy (Brothers Edition)
  • Sugar Lump
  • Juan Y La Nube
  • Snowflake
  • Maisa, The Chamoru Girl who save Guahan
  • Stinky Feet: The Short
  • Unfinished Tales: INK
  • Friska
  • Dance of the Neurons
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    Sunday, March 20, University of Montana, Children's World
    presenting as part of the UM International Culture and Food Festival

    Admission Price: All events at the University Center Theater, on Sunday are included with the purchase of admission to the UM International Culture and Food Festival.
    12:30PM-2:30PM Storyboarding for International Peace and Understanding
    Children's World
    Hands on story-boarding workshop for kids. We will be creating a tale from your kids imaginations and storyboarding it. The tale will be based on international understanding and how it leads to peaceful relations, in conjunction with the Jeanette Rankin Peace Center's Father Jim Hogan and his Search for Peace.
    2:30PM-4:45 Short Films for Kids of All Ages
    University Center Theater, 3rd Floor of the UC, University of Montana
    A showcase of the best short film and animation from around the world introduced by Betsy Mulligan-Dague, Executive Director of the Jeanette Rankin Peace Center. Program includes the following shorts from Mexico, Guam, South Korea, Ireland, Singapore, Peru, Sri Lanka, India, the United Kingdom, and the United States:

  • Harmony Brooks and the Case of the Missing Nucleus
  • Maisa, The Chamoru Girl who save Guahan
  • A Small Stubbornness
  • The Great Wide Open
  • Earth’s Children
  • The Crab
  • Goodbye Charlie
  • The Worlds Wildest Evolution of Dance
  • So You Think You Can’t Understand Contemporary Dance?
  • Dance of the Neurons
  • The Fly
  • Duo