*Pass includes 10 tickets of your choice to festival screenings (these may be shared with family and friends), plus discounts on festival merchandise and at local restaurants.
Recommended for Ages 9+
Ten-year-old Ji-so learns valuable lessons about compassion, honesty, and love in this funny and heartwarming film based on the award-winning novel by Barbara O’Connor.
Since her father left, Ji-so has lived in a pizza delivery van with her out-of-touch mother and rambunctious younger brother. Ji-so is careful to hide her homelessness from everyone but her best friend, Chae-rang. Ever optimistic, Ji-so is inspired to dream of having a home when she sees a poster for a missing dog and realizes that the owners will pay a big reward for the safe return of their beloved pets—perhaps enough for Ji-so to buy a house!
Ji-so decides to steal Wolly, the cute dog that belongs to the rich woman who owns the restaurant where her mother works. But even the most well-designed plans can encounter unexpected problems, especially when the rich woman’s nephew, Soo-young, has his own ideas for Wolly. How to Steal a Dog uses light-hearted humor to create understanding of serious issues.
HOW WE HANDLE SUBTITLES
To enhance our young viewer’s appreciation of foreign-language films, we have readers red the subtitles aloud. We play the readings through individual headsets.