Let your little ones explore the art of moviemaking and fuel their creativity through films, crafts, and dance! Ideal for all ages.
Colour: Drawing by Cup Doodle · 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Pick up a crayon, marker, or pencil, and colour in drawings sketched by the Cup Doodle Collective!
Cup Doodle started as a comic workshop residency for young Asians interested in making personal narrative comics started by Althea Balmes. Now they function as a group collaborating on comics, zines and other projects that explores our Asian-Canadian experience. The Wee Asian colouring pages are drawn by members of Cup Doodle, Althea Balmes (@altheaidea), Keet Geniza (@makeshiftlove), Philbert Lui (@PhilbertLui) and Sukie Ma (@moiststreetmeat)
Free Screening (playing on loop) · 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Hop in and out of the screening room, where you can enjoy short films made for little ones to enjoy!
Colors (Yuki Chen, 6:00)
Figuring out who you are is not always easy. Neither is comparing yourself to the high standards of your family and peers. Kevin, a high school boy, navigates being open about his sexuality at school and at home.
I Am Not Pretty (Keung Yin-ni & Sin Man-Ting, 6:00)
Della often relies on makeup to feel beautiful. When her boyfriend takes her on a date to the amusement park, Della goes to absolute lengths to keep her makeup intact.
Winds of Spring (Keyu Chen, 6:00)
A seedling ready to sprout, a young girl realizes her desire to leave home and explore what her purpose is becoming increasingly insuppressible.
Water In The Cup (Ikuo Kato, 6:00)
In a circular manner, this whimsical animation explores the similarities between humans and the flow of water.
Lights For Gita (Michel Vo, 7:00)
Eight-year-old Gita can’t wait to celebrate Divali, the Hindu festival of lights, in her new home. When a terrible ice storm cuts the power, the festival comes alive in a sparkling new way.
Roses Sing On New Snow (Yuan Zhang, 7:00)
Maylin cooks mouth-watering meals at her father’s Chinatown restaurant, but her father and brothers take all the credit. When a dignitary from China arrives for a sumptuous banquet, Maylin finally receives the credit she deserves for her inspired fusion of Old and New World cuisine.
Craft: Nail Art · 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Nail art for the wee ones! Local nail artist Rhymes With Pizza will transform your little one’s hands by adding some fun glitter, glitz, and glam using kid-friendly nail polish.
Play: Baby Lion Kung Fu · 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Spend the morning with the Chung Martial Arts Academy learning kung fu steps and watching martial arts demonstrations. Your little ones can also pose with the baby lion head mask!