9th Annual Kids First! Film Festival

9th Annual Kids First! Film Festival

If you're looking for some clean, free family fun this summer, UH Manoa is holding a keiki film festival every Sunday starting this week.

Ann Brandman is here to tell us more about it.

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KIDS FIRST! gives young people the excitement and thrill of attending a film festival just for them -- and because it's free of charge, it's accessible to the whole family.

The KIDS FIRST! Film Festival 2015 screens on Sundays, June 7, 14 & 28 and July 12 & 19 at 3:00pm in the UH Manoa Art Auditorium (follow the balloons on campus; parking is free on Sundays). www.summer.hawaii.edu/kidsfirst or call 956-9883.

Special program in addition to the screening on July 12: post-film Q&A with the Director/Producer of The Boxcar Children, an animated feature based on the beloved book series. Plus, the publisher of Gertrude Chandler Warner's classic will provide books as prizes. Dan Chuba is co-founder of Hammerhead Productions, which has produced and created digital visual effects and animation on more than 100 major motion pictures. Recent credits include Hangover 3, Prometheus, 42, Hunger Games, Hansel & Gretel, and Fast & Furious.

Film Line-up:

June 7, Ages 4+ Maya the Bee Movie Animation/Australia, Germany/In English

June 14, Ages 9+ Belle and Sebastian Live Action/ France/Dubbed in English

June 28, Ages 6+ • The Seventh Dwarf Animation/Germany/In English

July 12, Ages 5+ • The Boxcar Children Animation/U.S./In English

Director/Producer DAN CHUBA In Person for a post-film Q&A, with book prizes provided by publisher Albert Whitman & Company.

July 19, Ages 12+ • The Legend of Longwood Live Action. The Netherlands, Ireland, Germany/In English