Saturday November 12 & Sunday November 13
Starting at 9AM on both days
Come spend Saturday and Sunday morning at AGO’s Weston Family Learning Centre, where your little ones can explore the art of movie-making and fuel their creativity through films, crafts, and dance!
FREE SCREENINGS (playing on loop)
10:00 am – 11:30am
Hop in and out of the screening room, where you can enjoy short films made for little ones to enjoy!
Ramen Party [Lillian Chan • 2:15]
Ramen Party is an animated story about a collection of characters found in the popular Japanese dish that will teach children about food, culture and music.
Floor Kids [Jon Ng • 4:17]
Playing with bboying and turntables, Kid Koala and Jonathan Ng team up to draw attention to Montreal’s underground music scene.
Jamie Lo, small and shy [Lillian Chan • 7:00]
Jaime Lo’s father is sent to Hong Kong for a year-long work assignment. A shy Chinese-Canadian girl, Jaime Lo must use her creativity to cope with his absence.
Asthma Tech [Jon Ng • 7:11]
Young Winston, who suffers from chronic asthma, copes with the predicament through his vivid imagination, with paper and crayons.
The Girl Who Hated Books [Jo Meuris • 7:22]
Meena is a young girl who hates books even though her parents love to read. But when her cat Max accidentally knocks down a huge stack of books, pandemonium ensues and nothing is ever the same again.
Lion Dance [Tim Pattinson & Zheng Kang • 5:59]
A sweet film about a lion dance performer who meets a woman in the parade.
PLAY: FLOOR KIDS
Available from 9:00am – 11:00am
Floor Kids is a touch dance action game for iOS and Android platforms that challenges the rhythmic, competitive, and freestyle skills of players who must master the moves of hand-drawn animated Bboys and Bgirls. Competing to original tunes by Kid Koala, players can recruit dancers to their crew, unlock locations, and earn the recognition of fellow breakers. Floor Kids celebrates self-expression and diversity through the portrayal of street dance culture in super cute, super confident style. Tablets available on site to play!
CREATE: RAMEN PARTY!
Available from 9:00am – 11:30am
Ramen Party is a collection of characters that introduces children to the ingredients found in ramen through catchy tunes, and a good ol’ time of fun with food! This weekend, create your very own ramen bowl, complete with the crew from Ramen Party! Supplies will be provided.