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Belmont World Film’s 17th Annual Family Festival
January 17, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:30 am, repeating until January 20, 2020
Belmont World Film’s 17th Annual Family Festival, “Where Stories Come Alive,” provides the opportunity to see some of the world’s best current films for children age 2-12 and to participate in animation workshops at the Regent Theatre (7 Medford Street, Arlington) on January 17 & 19, Studio Cinema (376 Trapelo Road, Belmont) on January 18, Brattle Theatre (40 Brattle Street, Cambridge) on January 20, and Belmont Media Center (9 Lexington Street) on January 18. The festival includes 13 film programs with nearly 40 animated, live action, and documentary films–many based on children’s books and several making their North American or US premieres– in English and other languages (with English subtitles read aloud through headphones for younger children or those with difficulty reading) from Belgium, China, Denmark, France, Latvia, Mongolia, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, and the US.
MONDAY, JANUARY 20 (Brattle Theatre)
10:30 AM Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
1:45 PM Animated & Adorable: Short Films about Animals from the Francophone World
3:30 PM Binti (benefit screening)