Films

All programs are held in the Cantor Arts Center auditorium and are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

United Nations Association Film Festival

Thursday, October 16 to Sunday, October 26

Various locations

The 17th UNAFF, an international documentary film festival, will run from October 16 to 26 at various locations on Stanford campus. The Festival will present issues from the streets of Syria, Afghanistan, India, Iraq, Pakistan, Iran, China, Morocco, Rwanda, US and other countries. Additional topics include a new perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the slums of the world, the global waste crisis, women at the center of the drive for social change, teens placed in solitary confinement and photography on the front-lines of modern day slavery.


Additional films screenings will be in Palo Alto (Aquarius Theatre, Palo Alto High School, Cubberley Community Ctr), East Palo Alto (Eastside College Preparatory School), and San Francisco (Ninth St Indep. Film Ctr). Please visit www.unaff.org for full program schedule and locations.

 

SPECIAL HOLIDAY FAMILY FILMS

 

Azur and Asmar

Sunday, November 30 at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm

Cantor auditorium, free, no RSVP required

99 minutes

Recommended ages: 6 and up

Celebrating multiculturalism, loyalty, and honesty, Azur and Asmar is a dazzling, modern-day fable. Azur, a nobleman's son, is raised by a nurse alongside her son Asmar. Both boys adore the nurse's whimsical tales of the beautiful Djinn Fairy who, captive within the black mountain, awaits a loving prince. Azur and Asmar eventually go their separate ways, but they meet again as competitors, each determined to locate and marry the fabled Djinn Fairy.

NOTE: This film screening will replace Family Sunday tours and studio art-making on November 30, 2014.

 

Frozen

Sunday, December 21 and 28 at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm

Cantor auditorium, free, no RSVP required

102 minutes

Recommended ages: 6 and up

Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.

NOTE: This film screening will replace Family Sunday tours and studio art-making on December 21 and 28, 2014.

 



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