Recommended for kids ages seven and up and their adult companions

Education Center, Mezzanine, Theater 3

Rosie's World – Gone Away. 1999. Scotland. Directed by Lynn Wiseman. Rosie is eight years old. When her best friend Sean moves away, Rosie must come to terms with the sudden change in her life. 9 min.

The Time-Out Chair. 2002. USA. Directed by Josh Selig. A young girl leaves her preschool classroom to explore New York’s East Village, dragging her time-out chair behind her. 6 min.

Adventures of Owen. 2010. Canada. Directed by David Cadiz. Owen, a socially awkward young boy, finds he can express himself through his drawings of Spaceman X and his adventures on an alien world. As he faces the realities of a demanding household and bullying classmates, he comes to realize what is important. 14 min.

Enjoy new and classic family-friendly short films, engaging discussions, and suggestions for follow-up activities in the Museum’s galleries. This program is for individual families of up to two adults and up to three kids.

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Tickets: Free tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 10:00 a.m. on the day of the program at the information desk in the Education and Research Building, at 4 West 54 Street.

Contact: (212) 708-9805 or

Accessibility: Sound amplification devices are available for all programs. All theaters are equipped with loop systems and are wheelchair accessible.

This film is part of Family Films.