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Kids Klassics Film Series: Home Alone w/ Talkback

The Wilmette Theatre
Event organized by The Wilmette Theatre

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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.

To learn more, please visit: http://bit.ly/KidsKlassicsBlog

June 3 - Home Alone (PG): A 1990 American comedy film starring Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, a boy who is mistakenly left behind when his family flies to Paris for their Christmas vacation. Kevin initially relishes being home alone, but soon has to contend with two would-be burglars played by Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern. The film also features Catherine O'Hara and John Heard as Kevin's parents.