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2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Itsy Bitsy Shorts

Shorts Programs / 30 mins

Itsy Bitsy Shorts

Tateuchi Democracy Forum
April 29, 2017 10:00 am Rush Line Only


Filmmakers in attendance! 


Running time: 30 minutes, activities to follow

After a brief hiatus, the “Itsy Bitsy Shorts” program is back! This morning program will showcase films for the littlest film lovers. Kids will also explore movie magic through interactive activities, including an appearance by the Echo Park Film Center’s Filmmobile, a school bus transformed into a mobile media classroom. [Interactive activities include the Echo Park Film Center’s Filmmobile, a film petting zoo, activity stations, and an animation workshop] — Helen Kim


Community Partner: Echo Park Film Center (EPFC)

In This Program

  1. Psychedelic Afternoon

    UrumaDelvi / Japan / 2013 / 5 mins
    Seiji is tormented by tsunami-flashback dreams, but one night his beloved grandfather appears. With a strum of his grandfather's guitar, Seiji is transported to a dreamy, colorful, psychedelic world.

  2. Welcome To My Life

    Elizabeth Ito / USA / 2015 / 8 mins
    In this mockumentary short, a family of monsters tries to lead a normal American life.

  3. Snowbert Meets the Moon

    Allisyn Ruttle / USA / 2016 / 1 mins
    On a quiet evening, Snowbert the snowman meets the moon and learns that friendship can reach far across the sky.

  4. Papa Cloudy’s Restaurant

    Akiko McQuerrey / Japan, USA / 2014 / 6 mins
    When an octopus escapes the chopping block to sing a heartfelt song about overfishing, Papa Cloudy decides to change the menu at his fancy seaside restaurant.

  5. Funky Pawa

    Kartik Shah, Shivangi Ranawat, Janmeet Singh, Pranay Patwardhan / India / 2014 / 3 mins
    Following the lively sound of a flute set to a funky beat, villagers young and old dance, laugh and play in this joyful invocation of the Divine Mother by the band Maati-Baani.

  6. Sugar Plum Dreams

    Kat Thompson / USA / 2016 / 1 mins
    Inspired by her family’s annual outing to see “The Nutcracker,” a young dancer dreams of becoming the Sugar Plum Fairy.

  7. Call Me Mista Cookie Jar

    C.J. Pizarro / USA / 2014 / 6 mins
    A young lady peaks inside an old fashioned mutoscope to find herself swept away in the magical, musical world of Mista Cookie Jar and the Chocolate Chips.

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Dates & Times

Itsy Bitsy Shorts

Tateuchi Democracy Forum
April 29, 2017 10:00 am Rush Line Only