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Kid Flicks

  • September 16, 2017 – December 30, 2017

Essential cinema for kids and families

Sat, Nov 25

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

Sat, Dec 2

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

Sat, Dec 9

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

Sat, Dec 16

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

Sat, Dec 30

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

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

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 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,