The Family Films series will celebrate artful animation and amazing animal adventures during the next two months led by Tomm Moore’s Academy Award-nominated animated film THE SECRET OF THE KELLS (2009), and 1940s animated classics MAKE MINE MUSIC (Dave Cormack’s follow-up to Disney’s FANTASIA) (1946) and Dave Fleischer’s HOPPITY GOES TO TOWN (1941). Additional highlights include family favorites out of France like Jean-Jacques Annaud THE BEAR (1988), Jacques Perrin WINGED MIGRATION (2001), and Claude Nuridsany’s MICROCOSMOS (1996), which feature bears, birds and bugs for the kids’ delight.
THE SECRET OF THE KELLS (2009) 75min
Director: Tomm Moore
Irish legends come to life as barbarians invade medieval villages and an old monk asks Brendan, a 12-year-old novice, to help him complete a magical book of knowledge before it’s too late. Facing his worst fears, Brendan travels into the forest… Ages 7+
Screens May 4 and 5 at 2:00PM