Kid Tested, Parent Approved | 11:00AM

Kid Tested, Parent Approved | Saturday, May 7 – 11:00AM

Columbia College Chicago – 1104 South Wabash, 8th floor

Bring the whole family to this program of Saturday morning cartoons, music videos and fun stories from across the United States and from our youngest filmmakers!

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Jack McCaffrey
McLean, VA / age 18
Follow the nameless gentleman’s journey in the unknown, and his efforts to avoid a power-corrupt force from harming him.

Wherever You GoWherever You Go
Cole Bacani
Naperville, IL  / age 18
A boy copes with the growing distance between him and his brother.


The Secret Life of the Gum WallThe Secret Life of the Gum Wall
Celia Jensen
Seattle, WA / age 9
A documentary of the awesome, disgusting Gum Wall that was blasted clean after 20 years. 



Beware_of_Bunny_stillBeware of Bunny
Rebecca Gill
Los Angeles, CA / age 22
On the way home, a little boy finds the pet of his nightmares.




Marina Bruno
Ontario, Canada / age 19
A driver recklessly races to the finish line.


THe Summer of DragonsThe Summer Dragons
Rebecca Celsi
Portland, OR / age 15
In Mia’s garden, ordinary insects and birds coexist with far stranger creatures- tiny dragons cleverly camouflaged as bees, butterflies, and others.


mimiandbobby_gill_stillMimi and Bobby
Margaret Gill
Boston, MA / age 17
An audio/visual retelling of the story of how the filmmaker’s grandparents met.


superbadSuper Bad Day
Kailee Kuropas
Chicago, IL / age 17
An animation about a super hero who is just having a bad day fighting crime.


Carly Campagna
Eatontown, NJ / age 17
A formidable red dragon comes to a town full of cats, but these feline residents are not very welcoming of this unexpected guest. 


Take a Look at Yourself - StillTake a Look at Yourself
Becky Choi, Amirah Battle, Nailah Reynolds, Alex Sorto, Amir Chatman, Jordan Stulz, Isaiah Manuel
San Francisco, CA / ages 13 – 18
In this music video, BAYCAT youth media producers take a deeper look at the mainstream media and it’s flaws.


Lilly_Gets_A_Pet_2Lilly Gets a Pet
Calgary, Canada / ages 5 – 13
Lilly, a ten-foot tall orange monster, ventures into Wanda’s Pet Shop in search of a friend. 



Tom Teller
Bend, OR / age 20
A solitary dish washing robot living out his life in the back room of a restaurant is enlightened to the world that exists beyond his four walls, with the help of a small friend.



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