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Animated shorts for kids

This screening took place on
Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 10:30am
Globe Theatre, Atlin BC

A perennial family favourite event at AAMF. Appropriate for ages 4 and up.
The Orphan and the Polar Bear Christopher, NU, 2013, 9min
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse Evelyn Lambart, Can, 1980, 5min
Little Thunder Nance Akerman & Alan Syliboy, Can, 2009, 3min
The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin Janet Perlman, Can, 1981, 10min
The Cremation of Sam McGee Eva Szasz, Can, 1990, 7min
The Danish Poet Torill Cove, Nor/Can, 2006, 15min

The Orphan and the Polar Bear, Neil Christopher, 2014, Nunavut, 9 mins
According to Inuit oral history, long ago animals had the power of speech, could shift their appearances, and could even assume human form. In The Orphan and the Polar Bear, a neglected orphan is adopted by a polar bear elder. Under the bear’s guidance, the little orphan learns the skills he will need to survive and provide for himself.

  • Directed by various
  • 1980 - 2014 , Canada
  • 50 minutes
    Animated shorts for kids

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