The newly opened Asia Society Texas Center (1370 Southmore Blvd.) will present the Redcat International Children’s Film Festival on Wednesday, July 18 at 1 pm. The Asia Society press release promises the viewer will “be transported to an enchanted, animated animal kingdom to explore the worlds of a loveable array of critters, varmints, and other furry and feathered creatures.” Each Wednesday for the next six weeks will feature a different thematic line-up.

The films shown this week include:

  • Snowflakes and Carrots. Dir: Samantha Leriche-Gionet, Canada
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  • Ballet of Unhatched Chicks. Dir: Shaun Seong-Young Kim, USA
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  • Jillian Dillon. Dir: Yvette Edery, Germany
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  • Pipì, Pupù & Rosmary. Dir: Enzo d’Alò, Luxembourg/Italy
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  • Frog, Rabbit and the Red Telephone. Dir: Alla Churikova, Germany
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  • Hoggie & Snip. Dir: Magnus Hjerpe, Canada
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  • Walkin’ On Snow Grass. Dir: Makiko Sukikara, Japan.
  • Who’s There? Dir: Vanda Raymanova, Slovakia
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  • According to the Birds. Dir: Linde Faas, The Netherlands
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  • Amazonia. Dir: Sam Chen, USA.

— Michael Bergeron