Bring your little ones to take part in the magic of storytelling through films, crafts, and play! Ideal for all ages.
Storytime: TYPE Books • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Cuddle up with a book in our mini-library nook or listen to a special selection of tales told by our line-up of extraordinary storytellers, curated by local independent bookstore, TYPE Books.
Thao Lam, illustrator and author of My Cat Looks Like My Dad
Sam Dizon, storyteller and origami artist (@samurai_origami)
Charlene Chua, illustrator of Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao
Colour: Lynn Scurfield • 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Breathe colourful life into the delightful drawings of this year’s programme guide artist, Lynn Scurfield.
Lynn Scurfield (she/they) is an illustrator living in a sleepy town just outside of Toronto, Ontario. Her work is defined by vibrant colours and textures with strong emotional qualities (@lynndoodle).
Craft: Henna Art • 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Adorn your wee ones with fun henna art by local artist Pepper Ventresca.
Enjoy these short and sweet animations specially selected for little ones!
IN PASSING (Esther Cheung, 4:08)
A portrait of Hong Kong in the seventies as the director’s parents remember it.
BALANCE (Raymond Limantara, 3:38)
“There isn’t enough room for the both of us.” Two painters battle out what space they have to paint in their own style.
LITTLE BIRD (Sun Yeo, 2:26)
A poetic animation that follows Mila’s encounter with a little bird who takes her on a journey to her memories, hopes, and love in her dreams.
RAY’S GREAT ESCAPE (Jie Weng, 7:00)
With a neighbouring volcano about to erupt, Ray decides to do whatever he can to bring his home with him.
PIT STOP (Raship Trikha, 1:28)
With the washroom out of service, an astronaut ends up relieving themselves elsewhere. Little do they know who they’ve woken up.
09:09 F (Avinash Medhe, 5:04)
What can you do to get on an overcrowded train?
PUSH (Trilina Mai, 4:02)
Grandpa and grandson are the best of friends until the grandson meets some other kids his age.
TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR (Sun Yeo, 4:31)
Reimagining the classic song, this whimsical animation follows the journey of three little kids into the world of dreams.