Animated Tales – Shorts for Kids

Saturday, September 20 at 10:00 a.m.

These colorful, imaginative works take viewers, young and old, to new animated worlds.

A lonely little girl who yearns for somebody to talk to begins to confide in the moon from her bedroom window in “Hannah & the Moon” (Kate Charter, Scotland, 6 min.); Bear’s hat is gone. None of the animals say they’ve seen it, until his memory is sparked by a deer who asks the right question in “I Want My Hat Back” (Galen Fott, USA, 9 min.); Drawn with lush brushstrokes, a young, lonely pig encumbered with an important job meets a fox who changes everything in “The Dam Keeper” (Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi, USA, 18 min.); A farmer struggles to keep his farm when Mr. Fall’s fault finding goes too far and a judge must question his judgment in “Fallt” (Chadwick Whitehead, USA, 2 min.); A boy, having lost his glasses explores a blurry world of unknown places and strange characters in “Astigmatismo” (Nicolai Troshinsky, Spain, 4 min.); A sushi chef prepares for his day but is interrupted by an unexpected customer in “Sumo Roll” (Jay Kim, USA, 4 min.).

Approximate runtime: 45 min.

Family friendly

I Want My Hat Back


The Dam Keeper