The New York International Children’s Film Festival
Bring the kids and enjoy distinctive films for children and teens from around the world. On opening night, attend the East Coast premiere of Oscar-nominated Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Malawi/U.K. film “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind,” about a 13-year-old whose ingenuity ends up saving his Malawian village from famine (Friday, Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m., SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street).
On Saturday, March 9, hear The Times’s assistant television editor Aisha Harris in conversation with Kenyan director Likarion Wainaina at the East Coast premiere of the German/Kenyan film “Supa Modo,” about a girl who draws on community and filmmaking to help her battle cancer (11 a.m., SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street). And pick up the latest issue of The New York Times For Kids while you’re there.
Attendance is limited and accommodated on a first-come-first-served basis. Seats not occupied at 7:15 p.m. E.T. will be forfeited to a waiting list line. Cost of transportation to and from the event will not be provided. If you have any questions, please email us firstname.lastname@example.org.
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