Film Series

BAMkids Movie Matinees

 
 
Oct 12—Dec 14, 2014
 
 
 
 
 
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BAMcinématek curates a selection of international, independent, and classic movies perfect for young cinephiles-in-training and their families.


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Little Fugitive
Sun, Oct 12, 2014
 
Little Fugitive
Sun, Oct 12, 2014
Ages 8+
 

Seven-year-old Joey escapes to Coney Island and loses himself in a kaleidoscopic world of carousels, clowns, batting cages, hot dogs, and beaches in this 1950s portrait of childhood.

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Creature from the Black Lagoon 3D
Sun, Nov 2, 2014
 
Creature from the Black Lagoon 3D
Sun, Nov 2, 2014
Ages 8+
 

Courageous scientists battle a prehistoric monster in this camp classic from the 1950s. Screened in its original 3D format, it’s sure to be a spooky Halloween fun-fest for all.

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Shortstack! Kids Shorts Program
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
 
Shortstack! Kids Shorts Program
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
Ages 4+
 

Following last year’s sold-out Puppets on Film weekend, this year’s lineup features a bevy of ingenious shorts for kids young and old. 

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Muppets Most Wanted
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
 
Muppets Most Wanted
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
Ages 5+
 

A case of mistaken identity causes Kermit, Miss Piggy, and the gang to get mixed up in some international intrigue in the latest madcap Muppet adventure, starring Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, and a host of others.

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Davy Jones' Locker
Sun, Oct 26, 2014
 
Davy Jones' Locker
Sun, Oct 26, 2014
Ages 8+
 

The exquisite marionettes of legendary puppeteer Bil Baird (featured in The Sound of Music) are the stars of this rollicking musical adventure about a young boy who falls in with a band of pirates.

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A Hard Day’s Night
Sun, Nov 16, 2014
 
A Hard Day’s Night
Sun, Nov 16, 2014
Ages 8+
 

Introduce your family to The Beatles with this blissfully entertaining romp through jolly old England, featuring early hits like “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “She Loves You,” and of course the title track

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The Sound of Music
Sun, Nov 30, 2014
 
The Sound of Music
Sun, Nov 30, 2014
Ages 5+
 

With iconic tunes like “Do-Re-Mi” and “My Favorite Things,” and an unforgettable performance by Julie Andrews, the hills are alive with music and much, much more in this beloved family classic.

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The Muppet Christmas Carol
Sun, Dec 14, 2014
 
The Muppet Christmas Carol
Sun, Dec 14, 2014
Ages 4+
 

This ingenious adaptation casts the whole Muppet gang in Dickens’ popular holiday tale, alongside a scowling Michael Caine as Scrooge.

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PAST EVENTS
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Pee-Wee's Big Adventure
 

Tim Burton’s eye-popping film debut follows a man-child’s cross-country journey.

Sat, Sep 7, 2013
Family Matinee
 
 
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Charlotte's Web (1973)
 

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of this rollicking animated musical.

Sat, Sep 21, 2013
Age 5—12
 
 
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Charlotte's Web (2006)
 

Live action meets animation in this all-star adaptation of E.B. White’s classic story.

Sat, Sep 21, 2013
Age 5—12
 
 
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Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
 

The beloved claymation duo takes on a mythic bunny in this Academy Award-winning feature.

Sat, Oct 12, 2013
Ages 7+
 
 
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Shortstack! Kids Shorts Program
 

A collection of short films for audiences of all ages.

Sat, Oct 26, 2013
 
 
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The Secret Garden
 

Unlock a garden of wonders with this gorgeous adaptation of the classic children’s book.

Sat, Nov 16, 2013
Ages 8+
 
 
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The Red Balloon + White Mane
 

Two of the world’s most famous and honored children films.

Sat, Nov 30, 2013
Ages 7+
 
 
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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
 

One of the most intimate and imaginative depictions of childhood in Hollywood cinema.

Sat, Dec 7, 2013
Ages 7+
 
 
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A Christmas Story
 

This “delightfully entertaining” (Time Out) comedy is a perennial holiday favorite.

Sat, Dec 21, 2013
Ages 8+
 
 
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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
 

This classic adaptation of Roald Dahl’s tale stars Gene Wilder as Mr. Wonka.

Sun, Mar 9, 2014
 
 
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James and the Giant Peach
 

Zany live action and stop-motion animation combine in this critically acclaimed adaptation.

Sun, Mar 16, 2014
 
 
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The Kid
 

Chaplin’s timeless tale of unlikely friendship between a young boy and a comical tramp.

Sun, Apr 6, 2014
 
 
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Animation Block's Best Cartoons for Kids
 

Animation Block shares some of the world's best cartoons for kids.

Sun, Apr 27, 2014
 
 
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Mary Poppins
 

It’s always a jolly holiday with the world’s most supercalifragilisitcexpialidocious nanny.

Sun, May 11, 2014
 
 
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Felix
 

Against the wishes of his mother, a teenager pursues his dream of becoming a saxophonist.

Sun, May 25, 2014
Ages 8—12
 
 
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Puppets on Film: Best of Shortstack!
 

A selection of ingenious puppet short films for kids young and old.

Sun, Jun 8, 2014