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REDCAT Film Festival Day 4 | Touch My Heart: Gentle Films on the Big Screen

Dodu: The Cardboard Boy. Dir: José Miguel Ribeiro, Portugal

Take a cinematic ride around the globe with the REDCAT International Children's Film Festival. Enchanting animation for tiny tots, thrilling live action for adventurous older viewers, and moving dramas sure to inspire the whole family are featured in this celebrated festival.

On August 8, dive into the sumptuous animation and vivid live-action of these richly textured films that reveal gentle tales and sweet stories suited to the youngest of film fans. Three films with English subtitles, in Danish, Japanese, and German.

All ages. Running time: 54 min. 

  • The Little Red Plane. Dir: Charlotte Blacker, UK
  • Keenan at Sea. Dir: Jeremy Galante and David Cowles, USA
  • Big Wash. Dir: Kassandra Wellendorf, Denmark
  • Big Plans. Dir: Irmgard Walthert, Switzerland
  • Dodu: The Cardboard Boy. Dir: José Miguel Ribeiro, Portugal
  • Heartstrings. Dir: Rhiannon Evans, UK
  • Mungge - Not Again! Dir: Irmgard Walthert, Adrian Flückiger and Claudia Röthlin, Switzerland
  • Chrysalis. Dir: Aubrey Millen, Germany
  • How the Shammies Bathed. Dir: Edmunds Jansons, Latvia
  • Pittanko! Dir: Motohiro Shirakawa, Japan
  • Neighbors. Dir: Masaki Buma and Wakana Osawa, Japan
  • Beans. Dir: Marly Reed, Canada.

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Videos: Trailers for Films Featured in Touch My Heart

Related Links

Homepage: REDCAT International Children's Film Festival at Asia Society Texas Center
REDCAT Playlist on Asia Society Texas Center's YouTube Channel


Event Details

Wed 8 Aug 2012

1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004

Asia Society members $5; nonmembers $7. Links to purchase tickets below event description.