After being cooped up inside all winter, it’s time to head out to the movies and bring your kids to our award winning, free film series every Sunday afternoon in January and February.
CABIN FEVER continues again with prizes, popcorn and free films for kids of all ages.
The Winnipeg Film Group acknowledges the generous support of the Assiniboine Credit Union for our Cabin Fever: Free Films for Kids series.
|Sunday, Jan. 10 • 2:00 PM
FOLLOW THAT BIRD
Dir. Ken Kwapis | 1985 | USA | 88 min.This film features all of your favourite Sesame Street characters – Kermit, Oscar, Bert, Ernie and the Cookie Monster – in the story of Big Bird’s cross country adventures to get back to Sesame Street.
|Sunday, Jan. 17 • 2:00 PM
THE INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES OF WALLACE AND GROMITThree of their best stories featuring the hilarious stop-motion animated adventures of inventor Wallace and his dog Gromit as they face the world in the ingenious, short films – A Grand Day Out, The Wrong Trousers and A Close Shave.
|Sunday, Jan. 24 • 2:00 PM
THE MARX BROTHERS – A DAY AT THE RACES
Dir. Sam Wood | 1937 | USA | 109 min.One of the few Marx Brothers classics to receive an Oscar nomination and one of their best – featuring Groucho as Dro. Hugo Hackenbush and doing some of their best routines in the famous “tootsies footsie ice cream” scene and the “wallpapering to the wall” scene.
|Sunday, Jan. 31 • 2:00 PM
SUNDAY AFTERNOON FANTASY SHORTSFeaturing Allen Schinkel’s Monster in the Coal Bin, the story of a boy who fears what may be lurking down in the coal cellar, Tasha Vinci’s I Wish, a childhood fantasy of a girl who wants a new feather and Patrick Lowe’s classic Gerald The Genie.
|Sunday, Feb. 7 • 2:00 PM
ONE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS
Dirs. Clyde Geronomi and Hamilton Luske | 1961 | USA | 79 min.The original version of the Disney classic from 1961 is the story of the wicked villainess Cruella de Ville who kidnapps a hundred dalmations with the goal of creating her own line of personal fur coats.
|Sunday, Feb. 14 • 2:00 PM
Dirs. Ingrid Veninger, Simon Reynolds | 2008 | Canada | 74 minONLY is an end of childhood piece which finds a pair of 12 year olds enacting a junior courtship over one faintly enchanted afternoon.
“The performances are fantastic…a truely lovely and charming movie.” (CBC Radio)
|Sunday, Feb. 21 • 2:00 PM
SECRET OF THE SWORD
Assorted Directors | Animation | 1985 | 90 minsBased on the TV cartoon He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Secret of the Sword, features all your favourite He-Man characters: Battle-Cat, Mat-at-Arms, Beast Man, She-Ra, Tri-Clops and more! This excellent cartoon feature tells the origin of He-Man’s twin sister, She-Ra. We find Prince Adam being summoned to Castle Grayskull after The Sword of Protection awakens the Sorceress from her slumber.
|Sunday, Feb. 28 • 2:00 PM
FANTASTIC ANIMATIONA cute selection of new animated shorts and award-winning films, such as Cordell Barker’s Runaway (creator of The Cat Came Back), as well as Wiggles and Giggles, in which a dancing playful group become aware that they’re being watched by a huge, menacing head.