Children’s Film Festival Seattle 2013 Day 5: Krish, Trish and Baltiboy

Children’s Film Festival Seattle 2013 Day 5: Krish, Trish and Baltiboy

Family Flix @ Asia Society
(Munjal Shroff and Tilakraj Shetty)

The internationally lauded Children’s Film Festival Seattle returns to Asia Society Texas Center for more films overflowing with adventure and glee, wonder and magic. Now in its 8th year, the Festival has become one of the largest and most respected film festivals dedicated to children and their families. This year, curator Elizabeth Shepherd and her colleagues have created feasts for the eyes that take us from China to Colombia.

Krish a monkey, Trish a cat, and Baltiboy a donkey are 3 minstrels who take you on an exotic journey to the land of Indian Folk tales and folk music. These endearing characters take you to three different region of India — Rajasthan, Kerala, and Punjab.

From the deserts of Rajasthan comes the very emotional folk story of how the gluttony of a queen would have torn apart a deer family but for the intervention of a wise king who realizes his folly through the emotional experience of the deer-hunter.

Travel to the back waters of Kerala and meet the Rich landlord and how he discovers the secret of happiness by finding a cure for his greed.

And finally from the wheat fields of Punjab meet the brave farmer’s wife and the not so brave farmer. See how this smart woman deals with a man-eating tiger and outwits him by her sharp thinking and presence of mind.

Discover folk wisdom presented in an artistic manner through magnificent folk art and watch how this magnificent art comes alive through the medium of animation.

Directors: Munjal Shroff and Tilakraj Shetty, India, 2009, animation.

Ages 7 and up. In Hindi with English subtitles. Running time: 80 minutes.

 

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Event Details

27 July 2013
2:00pm

1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004
713.496.9901

Asia Society members and children under 8 $5; nonmembers $8. Links to purchase tickets below event description. All sales final.
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