Family Shorts

Saturday, April 5 | 11:30AM | VANCITY THEATRE

This program of whimsical, sweet and silly shorts is sure to tickle your funny bone! A combination of techniques, textures and artistic styles are sure to excite the imagination.

TICKETS: $9 adult; $6 child, youth, senior

Themes: family relationships, teamwork, independence,food, creativity and adventure

Guests in attendance:

Alison Parker,The Magic Ferret, director.
Falcor the Ferret, star of The Magic Ferret will also be on hand to meet guests after this program.
Diego de la Rocha,Think Brilliance, director.

Recommended for ages 4+

Come early for the Pajama Party!

Anyone who is wearing pajamas will get a free breakfast.

Ahco on the Road

Inspired by a nature documentary, 'Ahco on The Road' is the story of a baby elephant, 'Ahco', who is on a journey to find her way back home after being separated from her mother.

No dialogue.

Mole at the Sea

About the Mole who went to look for a beach of his dream but found a lot of asses and no free space.

No dialogue.


These dapper, dancing robots show off their moves and grooves in this catchy animated music video that’s sure to get your feet tapping.

No dialogue.

My Life as a Pickled Plum

Sing along and learn what it's like to be a pickled plum!

In Japanese with English subtitles.



Quickery and Slowery

Quickery and Slowery are complete opposites: Quickery rushes through life, and often makes reckless mistakes; Slowery, on the other hand, is thoughtful but too slow, missing opportunities because he can't make decisions. But when the duo is faced with a challenege, Quickery and Slowery must overcome their differences and learn to work together.

In Cantonese with English subtitles.



Snap, a hungry young Water Haggis, feels forlorn when he can't snag as many fish as his bigger brother, but his fortunes take a tongue-in-cheek turn for the tasty when he learns new tricks from an unlikely friend. 

No dialogue.



Once a little African boy got a letter. In the letter he found a snowflake made of paper. He liked it so much that he wished to see it in reality as he wondered how the real snow looks.

The Magic Ferret

Sam is a six-year-old orphan with a pet ferret named Booger. Sam is as cute as a button, but he just can't seem to find a family who wants him.When the newest prospective parents come to visit, Sam decides to impress them with a few magic tricks. He becomes “The Great Sambini” with Booger as his assistant. When his most amazing trick flops, Sam is deflated but not defeated, and with Booger's help he conjures up a different kind of magic.

Director Alison Parker will be in attendance along with the star of this short film, Falcor. Falcor the Ferret is a famous animal actor, best known for his work in the short film Jake & Jasper: A Ferret Tale.

Falcor the ferret

Think Brilliance

An idea who wants to be brilliant, but...

No dialogue.

Director Diego De La Rocha will be in attendance.


This animated short is about the daily life of people living in a windy area helplessly exposed to the weather. However, the inhabitants have learned to deal with their difficult living conditions with a smile. 

The film is inspired by the ingenious homes of some the world’s poorest people and their ability to adapt, work, and raise families in seemingly impossible dwellings.

No dialogue.