Jack and the Beanstalk. 1955. Great Britain. Directed by Lotte Reiniger. A simplified version of the classic fairytale, made with silhouette cutouts. 12 min.
The Gruffalo. 2009. Great Britain. Directed by Jakob Schuh and Max Lang. A magical tale of a mouse who takes a stroll through the woods. Encountering three predators—a fox, an owl, and a snake—who all wish to eat him, the plucky mouse has to use his wits to survive. Based on the classic picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. 27 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 [email protected]
Accessibility: Sound amplification devices are available for all programs. All theaters are equipped with loop systems and are wheelchair accessible.