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Albany Film Festival

  • Albany Recreation & Community Services 1249 Marin Avenue Albany, CA, 94706 United States (map)

YOUTH PROGRAM

This fast-paced, family-friendly show features an eclectic variety of short films by and for kids. An audience Q&A with filmmakers of all ages follows the screening.

After the show, kids can stay to get hands-on with films and film skills

$5 Adults |  $1 Kids Tickets available at the door.

ALBANY FILM FESTIVAL KID'S MATINEE

Screens on Saturday, March 16, 1-3pm at Albany Community Center. 
Online screeners available.

MUPPETโ€™S MAGICAL RAMPAGE THROUGH ALBANY
3:09 min
Directors Leah & Meave
Directed by youth ages 6-12
A dog steals a magical wand and causes havoc around Albany.

HEARING THE OCEAN
1:34 min 
Director Satyel Amerelo
Directed by youth ages 6-12
Beach combing can provide wondrous things.

THE GROUNDED ASTRONAUT
8:18 min 
Director Monimar Mancillas
Directed by youth ages 13-17
A young girl struggles to keep her head afloat while drowning in the overload work of school.

PAPER MACHE WITH MS. NATTY
1:00 min 
Director James Lassen
A student takes her teacherโ€™s offhand ramblings curiously to heart.

ENN 
3:50 min
Directors Sammy Destin and Chris Ponicki
Directed by youth ages 6-12
A good doctor travels from his dimension to another to face off with an old enemy.

THE GREAT MIGRATION-MY OWN PRIVATE ALBANY
5:40 min
Director Thomas Lee
Directed by a high-school student
Itโ€™s all about Albany! 

SUMMER READING (AND SOME ARE NOT)
7:35 min
Director Mallory Greene and others
Directed by youth ages 13-17
The first day back at school is never easy.  

THE ATTACK OF THE METEOR BURGERS 
2:38 min
Directors Caden Thomson and Dylan Hall
Directed by youth ages 6-12
Two hilarious aliens find ways to pass the time on their way to Earth.

IMPOSSIBLE WATER BOTTLE TRICK SHOTS
1:36 min
Director Harris Jean and others
Directed by youth ages 6-12

BACK TO THE MOON- GOOGLE SPOTLIGHT STORIES
2:10 min
A charming illusionist, an adventurous queen of hearts and an evil green man journey through early cinema, film magic and love. Back to the Moon VR is an animated, interactive short celebrating the artistry of French film director and magician Georges Mรฉliรจs. 

HEATWAVE 
1:00 min
Director Aaron Barry, Jane Selle Morgan,
When the heat is too much at work, a co-worker lends a helping hand.

Earlier Event: March 16
YES Theater Presents: The Music Man Jr.
Later Event: March 16
She Persisted, the Musical