New Digs. 2010. South Africa. Directed by Martin Sen. 2 min.
A little hamster, feeling neglected and unloved by his owner, decides to leave his rotten home in search of a better one.
The Dingles. 1989. Canada. Directed by Les Drew. Based on the book by Helen Levchuk. 8 min.
Meet Doris Dingle and her three delightful and distinctive cats: Donna, DeeDee, and Dayoh. When a sudden, ferocious storm bursts violently into their life, Doris is given the opportunity to demonstrate her courage and friendship.
Dustin. 2014. Germany. Directed by Kristina Jäger. 7 min.
In this animated comedy we meet a pug who, much to his chagrin, has to get along with an automatic cleaning robot as his new roommate.
Le Poulet. 1963. France. Directed by Claude Berri. In French; English subtitles. 15 min.
A French family buys a chicken that they intend to roast for Sunday dinner. The young boy becomes fond of the bird, and this love leads him to convince his parents that what they thought was a male chicken suitable for roasting is a female chicken better kept for her eggs.
Subtitles will be read aloud by a Museum educator.
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.