KIDS KLASSICS is a themed film series screening some of the most beloved classics. The theme in the first series is ‘Mischievous Kids’, with screenings April - June. Each screening will be followed by a fun and educational talkback to engage young audiences to think about films in a new way.
Hosted by Chicago film critic, blogger for ‘Every Movie Has a Lesson,’ and educator Don Shanahan, who will lead an interactive discussion.
KIDS KLASSICS introduces high quality, live-action family films to young audiences as an alternative to the deluge of commercial animated fare in family films. The series will present classic conversation provoking movies that introduce young audiences to thoughtful movie viewing. The intention of this series is to serve as a springboard for a critical analysis of films and other means of entertainment throughout their lives.
May 6 - The Goonies (PG) – A 1985 American adventure comedy film about two brothers who find out they might lose their house and they are desperate to find a way to keep their home. They find a treasure map and bring some friends along to find it. They are all out looking for the "X" and trying to get away from a group of bad guys who also want the treasure.
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