Kiddomatic is a film festival hosted by The Roxy Theater, Missoula’s community theater. Formerly known as the Montana International Children’s Film Festival founded in 2011, this festival celebrates the kid in all of us. Now overseen by The Roxy and curated by Festival Director, Carrie Richer. This fall festival is eagerly anticipated by the community. This unique festival boasts a collection of international films to inspire our youngest community members to become global citizens and the next cinephiles. Kiddomatic is supported by the Global and Cultural Affairs of Arts Missoula program and SPARK.
Upcoming Festival Dates:
October 7-10, 2021
We do not accept submissions for this festival but you are invited to share any films ready to screen this Fall with our programmers. Films must meet stipulations listed below. We are optimistic about holding screenings in our theaters at The Roxy and at this point, do not have plans for a virtual component.
Contact Carrie at The Roxy Theater dot org with your screener link.
The Kiddomatic film program is made up of visually stunning, globally-focused short and feature-length films accessible online for ages 3-14. Kiddomatic prioritizes work made by a diverse array of perspectives within the curated collection. Past selections include The Red Balloon, Gumby: The Movie, The Snail and The Whale, Kamali, My Beautiful Stutter, Sweet, Salty Wind, Boys State, Binti, Heatwave, SupaModo, Kick Like A Girl, The Gruffalo, A Boy Named Charlie Brown, The Iron Giant, and more.
- Enchant moviegoers of all ages.
- To provide family programming and culturally immersive experiences that can be confused as fun.
- To advocate for improved cultural awareness among Missoula’s young community members through film.