Recommended for kids ages five and up and their adult companions

Education Center, Mezzanine, Theater 3
Credit: *Ish*. 2005. USA. Directed by Gary Goldberger, John Lechner, Peter H. Reynolds. Courtesy Weston Woods

The Numberlys. 2013. USA. Directed by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg. 11 min.

In a world where there is no alphabet, only numbers, a group of friends set out to devise a new way to communicate.

Alike. 2015. Spain. Directed by Daniel Martínez Lara and Rafa Cano Méndez. 8 min.

In a busy life, Copi is a father who tries to teach the right way to his son, Paste. But, what is the correct path?

Ish. 2005. USA. Directed by Gary Goldberger, John Lechner and Peter H. Reynolds. 7 min.

With a little encouragement from his sister, Ramon discovers that creativity is about a lot more than getting things just ‘right’. Narrated by Chester Gregory with music by Joel Goodman.

Caine’s Arcade. 2012. USA. Directed by Nirvan Mullick. 9 min.

Meet Caine Monroy, a nine year old boy from East L.A. who spent his summer vacation constructing a cardboard arcade at his dad’s auto parts store. He recreated his favorite arcade games, made prizes and even designed his own security system! When Caine told his friends about his arcade they didn’t believe him, but one day Caine was visited by a group of people who recognized just how talented he was.

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.