If you are in the Boston area, mark your calendars and bring your children and/or grandchildren to Belmont World Film’s Family Film Festival January 12-15! Featuring 12 international films in three different venues (Regent Theatre in Arlington, Studio Cinema in Belmont and the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge), this festival is the perfect way to enjoy some intergenerational bonding…while staying warm! (Have you noticed the temps by any chance?!)
Bridges Together is pleased to announce that we are co-presenting a screening of Oskar’s America at BWF’s Family Film Festival on Monday, January 15 at 2 pm in Harvard Square’s Brattle Theatre.
This event marks the North American premiere of Oskar’s America, a Norwegian film with intergenerational themes, and Bridges Together is delighted to play a part in promoting this movie geared toward children ages 9-14.
Belmont World Film’s 15th Annual Family Festival, “Where Stories Come Alive,” features 12 film programs from around the world and a live version of WBUR’s “Circle Round” storytelling podcast for children age 3-12 and their families! Films are based mostly on children’s books, including a whole program on books by Mo Willems and Peter Reynolds’s latest short film, as well as films about spies in the Netherlands, reindeer herding in Sweden, wild horses in Spain, brave boats in Norway, children overcoming disabilities in Colombia, and a benefit screening about brave and amazing child refugees from all over the world—not to mention a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and more!
For a full list of movies and times throughout the four-day festival, click here. Full-program “passports” or tickets for individual screenings can be purchased here. (Tickets may also be purchased at the box office for the appropriate theater.)