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Westchester Children’s Film Fest in Pelham

westchester childrens film fest The Picture House is currently presenting the New York International Children’s Film Festival: Westchester (NYICFF: Westchester) bringing the best new films from around the world for ages 3 through 18 to Westchester, the Bronx, and Connecticut for the very first time.

The closing ceremony will take place on Sunday, April 26th at 6:30 p.m. and will end with a screening the award winning film, Belle and Sebastian.

“We are thrilled to be the exclusive host of the New York International Film Festival: Westchester,” said Clayton Bushong, Director of Programming, Marketing, and Operations at The Picture House. “It’s a chance to travel the world through film without leaving Westchester.”

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The Festival’s films are geared for ages 3 through 18 and include both long-form, documentary, and short form films. The Westchester edition of North America’s largest film festival for children and teens will include a selection of the best short and feature films from the 2015 New York City event, including Grand Prize Feature award-winning Belle and Sebastian, audience favorites Lou! and Mune. Shorts are selected from over 2,500 international submissions and the festival includes Shorts for Tots(geared at ages 3 to 6) and Heebie Jeebies which includes spooky, freaky, bizarre shorts, among others.

In addition to the scheduled films, The Picture House will be welcoming school groups for special screenings throughout the week. To arrange a screening for your school please emaileducation@thepicturehouse.org.

Buy Festival Pass – Good for entry to ALL films subject to seating availability for up to 4 people

Family Pack  $200      Click here to buy

Member Family Pack $150 Call 738-3161 for a members pass

 

Full Schedule and Information on the Films:


SHORT FILM PROGRAM

Shorts for Tots – Recommended Ages 0 to 3

Saturday April 18th at 10am in Main Hall Buy Tickets

Saturday April 18th at 12pm in Main Hall Buy Tickets

Sunday April 19th at 12pm in Screening Room Buy Tickets

Sunday April 25th at 2pm in Screening Room Buy Tickets

 

Shorts Films One – (Recommended Ages 5 to 10)

Saturday April 18th at 10am in Screening Room Buy Tickets

Saturday April 18th at 2pm in Screening Room Buy Tickets

Sunday April 19th at 12pm in Main Hall Buy Tickets

Saturday April 25th at 2pm in Main Hall Buy Tickets

Sunday April 26th at 2pm in Screening Room Buy Tickets

 

Shorts Films Two – (Recommended Ages 8 to 14)

Saturday April 18th at 12pm in Screening Room Buy Tickets

Saturday April 18th at 4pm in Screening Room Buy Tickets

Sunday April 19th at 4pm in Main Hall Buy Tickets
 
Saturday April 25th at 12pm in Screening Room Buy Tickets
 
Saturday April 25th at 4pm in Screening Room Buy Tickets

 

 

Flicker Lounge: Teens & Adults Only (Recommended Ages 12+)

Saturday April 18th at 6pm in Screening Room Buy Tickets

Saturday April 18th at 8pm in Screening Room Buy Tickets

 

Heebie Jeebies: Spooky, Freaky, Bizarre… (Recommended Ages 10 to adult)

Saturday April 25th at 6pm in Screening Room Buy Tickets

Saturday April 25th at 8pm in Screening Room Buy Tickets

 

Girls’ POV (- Recommended Ages 10 to adult)

Sunday April 19th at 2pm in Screening Room Buy Tickets

Sunday April 19th at 4pm in Screening Room Buy Tickets

 

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