The Film Society of Lincoln Center will screen several French family movies as part of its Family Films series beginning May 4th.
 
FAMILY FILMS
Film, Description & Schedule

 
THE SECRET OF THE KELLS (2009) 75min
Director: Tomm Moore
Country: France
Irish legends come to life as barbarians invade medieval villages and an old monk asks Brendan, a 12-year-old novice, to help him complete a magical book of knowledge before it’s too late. Facing his worst fears, Brendan travels into the forest… Ages 7+
Screens May 4 and 5 at 2:00PM
 
MICROCOSMOS (1996) 80min
Director: Claude Nuridsany
Country: France
It’s a bug’s life, in close-up, slow motion, and brilliant time-lapse photography. This fascinating documentary takes you into the daily life of a variety of insects, a world more complicated and beautiful than imagined. Rated G
Screens May 25 and 26 at 2:00PM
 
MIA AND THE MIGOO (2008) 92min
DIRECTOR: Jacques-Remy Girerd
Country: France
In the beautifully drawn animation film, Mia sets off to save her dad, who is trapped in a collapsed construction in a magical forest. Migoo is the spirit guardian of the Tree of Life and together they thwart the destruction of the forest. Rated PG
Screens June 8 and 9 at 2:00PM
 
THE BEAR (1988) 96min
Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Country: France
Although filmed with trained bears, The Bear realistically depicts a bear cub’s
first year of life. When his mother is killed, the cub is adopted by a male grizzly. A beautiful, engrossing film. Rated PG
Screens June 15 and 16 at 2:00PM
 
WINGED MIGRATION (2001) 89min
Director: Jacques Perrin
Country: France
Follow a panoply of species of birds—ducks, arctic terns, penguins, pelicans and more—on their annual migration of thousands of miles. The stunning, close-up photography captures their perilous yet amazing journey. Rated G
Screens June 29 and 30 at 2:00PM

More information and tickets @ Film Society of Lincoln Center

Film Society of Lincoln Center Amphitheater Elinor Bunim Munroe Film Center 144 West 65th Street New York, NY

French Family Films at Lincoln Center

When
May 4 - June 30, 2013
Where
Film Society of Lincoln Center
Amphitheater
Elinor Bunim Munroe Film Center
144 West 65th Street
New York, NY
"The Secrets of the Kells" by Tomm Moore

The Film Society of Lincoln Center will screen several French family movies as part of its Family Films series beginning May 4th.
 
FAMILY FILMS
Film, Description & Schedule

 
THE SECRET OF THE KELLS (2009) 75min
Director: Tomm Moore
Country: France
Irish legends come to life as barbarians invade medieval villages and an old monk asks Brendan, a 12-year-old novice, to help him complete a magical book of knowledge before it’s too late. Facing his worst fears, Brendan travels into the forest… Ages 7+
Screens May 4 and 5 at 2:00PM
 
MICROCOSMOS (1996) 80min
Director: Claude Nuridsany
Country: France
It’s a bug’s life, in close-up, slow motion, and brilliant time-lapse photography. This fascinating documentary takes you into the daily life of a variety of insects, a world more complicated and beautiful than imagined. Rated G
Screens May 25 and 26 at 2:00PM
 
MIA AND THE MIGOO (2008) 92min
DIRECTOR: Jacques-Remy Girerd
Country: France
In the beautifully drawn animation film, Mia sets off to save her dad, who is trapped in a collapsed construction in a magical forest. Migoo is the spirit guardian of the Tree of Life and together they thwart the destruction of the forest. Rated PG
Screens June 8 and 9 at 2:00PM
 
THE BEAR (1988) 96min
Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Country: France
Although filmed with trained bears, The Bear realistically depicts a bear cub’s
first year of life. When his mother is killed, the cub is adopted by a male grizzly. A beautiful, engrossing film. Rated PG
Screens June 15 and 16 at 2:00PM
 
WINGED MIGRATION (2001) 89min
Director: Jacques Perrin
Country: France
Follow a panoply of species of birds—ducks, arctic terns, penguins, pelicans and more—on their annual migration of thousands of miles. The stunning, close-up photography captures their perilous yet amazing journey. Rated G
Screens June 29 and 30 at 2:00PM

 

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