As I mention in Suggests, the Children’s Film Festival is one of Seattle’s most reliably excellent fests, showcasing family-friendly films from around the globe in an 11-day parade of filmmaking workshops, pajama parties, pancake breakfasts, and other things to help kids fall in love with cinema. Grown-ups won’t be bored, either: CFF’s films are impressively ambitious, ranging from exquisite stop-motion cartoons to serious dramas featuring young protagonists. Full info here, delightful and impressively edgy trailer below.

(Meanwhile, at the other end of the age spectrum, a retirement community in Germany has released a calendar featuring residents gussied up like classic movie stars.)