KidsBestFest 2019: A Film Festival for Kids and Their Adults Presented by the Northampton Arts Council and the Academy of Music Theatre

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  • KidsBestFest is a film festival for kids and their adults with free admission during winter school break on the big screen at the Academy of Music Theatre! KidsBestFest, a part of the Four Sundays in February winter arts series, is presented by the Northampton Arts Council and the Academy of Music Theatre. We kick off the film festival on Monday February 18th at 11:00am with one screening of The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales, followed on Tuesday the 19th with one screening of Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver at 11:00am, on Wednesday the 20th we will show Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) at 11:00am, Thursday the 21st is Lu Over the Wall, and we will wrap up the film festival on Friday February 22nd with one showing of Kubo and the Two Strings.

    The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales (2017, Recommended Audience: Age 3+, English Dubbed (French), 80 Minutes, Animated)

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    From the creators of the Academy Award®-nominated Ernest & Celestine comes another hilarious, heartwarming tale of animal misfits destined to become a classic. The countryside isn’t always as calm and peaceful as it’s made out to be, and the animals on this farm are particularly agitated: a fox who mothers a family of chicks, a rabbit who plays the stork, and a duck who wants to be Santa Claus. If you think life in the country is a walk in the park, think again! Directors Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert adapt Renner’s own acclaimed graphic novel into a delirious, delightful triptych of interlocking stories, with a pacing and visual spontaneity that harkens back to classic Looney Tunes shorts and slapstick two-reelers. But underneath the gags (and there are plenty of them), the three stories offer a sensitive and beautiful portrayal of family and the anxieties of modern life.

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    KidsBestFest 2019 Headline Sponsors: A2Z Science & Learning Store, Greenfield Savings Bank, National Grid

    Four Sundays 2019 Media Sponsors: NEPR, Daily Hampshire Gazette, The Republican/MassLive, WRSI 93.9 the River/WHMP/Hits 94.3, Northampton Community Television

    Four Sundays 2019 Organizational Sponsors: Northampton Arts Council, City of Northampton, Massachusetts Cultural Council

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