LITTLE BIG SHOTS
Got your own little Spielberg at home? Take the nippers out to a film festival made for – and by – kids with shorts, animations and documentaries from more than 20 different countries. Each one-hour session is filled with bite-sized films, grouped by target age. àSydney Opera House, Bennelong Point 2000. 02 9250 7777. www. sydneyoperahouse.com. $23.70-$33.50. Various session times. Sep 9-10.
Ghost Jam is an hour-long show recounting some of Japan’s best ghost tales, starring comedian Sean Murphy and musician Sophie Unsen. Expect lots of giggles and gasps in this hour of whirlwind action for adults with kids aged five and above. àGiant Dwarf, 199 Cleveland St, Redfern 2016. giantdwarf. com.au/events/ghost-jam. 10.30am & 12.30pm. $15$17.50. Sep 27-29.
GRUG AND THE RAINBOW
Based on the children’s book by Ted Prior, Grug and the Rainbow features puppetry and a gentle storytelling style for children aged one to five. Grug began his life as the grassy top of a Burrawang tree and is now embarking on a journey to find the rainbow that has never been within reach. àLend Lease Darling Quarter Theatre, 1-25 Harbour St, Darling Harbour 2000. 02 8624 9340. www.monkeybaa. com.au. Thu-Sat 10.30am, 12.30pm & 2.30pm. $29. Sep 7-9.