The largest, oldest children’s film festival in the country is coming to Dallas’ Angelika Theatre January 21 – 22. The 28th Annual KidFilm Festival features entertaining, educational, and diverse lineup of both classic and new films for kids and adults.
KidFilm Festival attendees can expect Free books by award-winning author Peter Brown (who will be on location), creator of books like “Chowder”, “The Curious Garden” and “Children Make Terrible Pets”. At this year’s KidFilm Festival movie-lovers will also get a sneak peak of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. In fact the Lorax character will be making a guest appearance and kids can have their picture taken with Lorax. A special preview of the brand new film The Secret World of Arrietty and the 80’s classic Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind are just two of the 11 titles featured in a retrospective tribute to Studio Ghibili all presented in new 35mm prints.
Tickets for the 2012 KidFilm Festival are $5 ($4 for USA Film Festival members). Admission to the “Books Come to Life on the Big Screen” program featuring author Peter Brown and the Lorax is free , but it’s on a first-come, first-serve basis on the day of the show so get there early! Tickets to the Pete Brown program cannot be purchased in advance. However, advance tickets are available for the Studio Ghibili films by e-mailing email@example.com or calling 214-821-6300. Tickets can be bought at Angelika Film Center on the days of (Sat & Sun) starting at 11:30am.
Angelika Film Center
5321 East Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75206