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Kid Flicks

  • September 16, 2017 – May 19, 2018

Essential cinema for kids and families

Babe

Directed by Chris Noonan

Shy but plucky runt piglet Babe doesn’t quite seem to know his place in the world. When he’s won by

Bugsy Malone

Directed by Alan Parker

Alan Parker's laugh-filled debut film is a nostalgic, prohibition-set gangster musical cast entirely with children. Exploiting every crime cliché imaginable

Ernest and Celestine

Directed by Stephane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner

Ernest and Celestine is the winner of France’s Cesar Award for Best Animated Feature and numerous other festival prizes. Tucked away

Heidi

Directed by Alain Gsponer

Johanna Spyri’s classic children’s novels return to the screen for a new generation. Our heroine Heidi is sent to live

Jason and the Argonauts

Directed by Don Chaffey

Greek hero Jason (Todd Armstrong) and the crew of the Argo set out to recover the legendary Golden Fleece in

Mary Poppins

Directed by Robert Stevenson

Winner of five Oscars, including Best Music and Best Actress for Julie Andrews, and nominated for seven more, Mary Poppins

Microcosmos

Directed by Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou

Using specially designed cameras and powerful magnifying lenses, biologists-turned-filmmakers Nuridsany and Pérennou delve into a simple French meadow on a

Oliver!

Directed by Carol Reed

In this adaptation of the Broadway musical based on Charles Dickens’s novel, nine-year-old orphan Oliver Twist (Mark Lester) falls in

Singin’ in the Rain

Directed by Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen

The greatest musical ever made? Many would vote for this exuberant valentine to the days when movies learned to talk.

Spirited Away

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

Miyazaki’s Academy Award-winning masterpiece was the biggest box office hit of all time in Japan and a film that helped

Tales of Beatrix Potter

Directed by Reginald Mills

The Royal Ballet Company brings Squirrel Nutkin, Tom Thumb, Hunca Munca, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Jeremy Fisher, Pigling Bland, and Pigwig to

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Directed by Nathan Juran

While today’s digitally rendered animated films astound in looking virtually real, Ray Harryhausen’s timeless, hand-crafted wonderwork —his first film in

The Black Stallion

Directed by Carroll Ballard

Nominated for two Academy Awards and the winner of a special achievement Oscar for sound editing, Carroll Ballard’s The Black

The Cat Returns

Directed by Hiroyuki Morita

In this magical blend of fantasy and fable from Studio Ghibli, Haru, a schoolgirl bored by her ordinary life, inadvertently

The Eagle Huntress

Directed by Otto Bell

Among the isolated Kazakh tribe in the mountains of northwest Mongolia, only men have practiced the long tradition of eagle

The Gold Rush

Directed by Charlie Chaplin

In search of gold in turn-of-the-century Alaska, Charlie takes refuge with a fellow prospector in an isolated, comically imbalanced cabin

The Goonies

Directed by Richard Donner

A band of pre-teen friends who live in the “Goon Docks” neighborhood in Astoria attempt to save their homes from

The Red Turtle

Directed by Michaël Dudok de Wit

Winner of Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and an Oscar nominee, Dutch animator Michael Dudok de Wit’s

The Secret Garden

Directed by Agnieszka Holland

When young Mary Lennox’s parents are killed in an earthquake, she is sent from India back to England to live

The Secret of Roan Inish

Directed by John Sayles

In the late 1940s, 10-year-old Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents in a small fishing village in Donegal,

The Secret of the Kells

Directed by Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey

Magic, fantasy, and Celtic mythology come together in a dazzling, enchanting story about the power of imagination and faith to

The Short Adventures of Wallace and Gromit

Directed by Nick Park

Established in 1972, Aardman Animation vaulted to international affection with the release of A Grand Day Out (1989), the first

When Marnie Was There

Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi

As the swan song of Studio Ghibli, one of the foremost animation studios in the world, When Marnie Was There

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Directed by Mel Stuart

Faithful to the spirit of Roald Dahl’s original book, Stuart’s adaptation chronicles the enigmatic and reclusive candy baron Willy Wonka