Jan 7, 2011
After being cooped up inside all winter, it’s time to head out to the movies and bring your kids to our award winning, free film series every Sunday afternoon in January and February.
CABIN FEVER continues again with prizes, popcorn and free films for kids of all ages.
The Winnipeg Film Group acknowledges the generous support of the Assiniboine Credit Union for our Cabin Fever: Free Films for Kids series.
|Sunday, Jan 7 • 2:00 PM
A DOG’S LIFE
Dir. Charlie Chaplin | 1918 | USA | 33 min.Thanks to a dog he finds, Charlie ends up in possession of some stolen loot. But the wrongdoers want their ill-gotten gains back.
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Dir. Charlie Chaplin | 1922 | USA | 22 min.
Charlie is a bricklayer who sets off to celebrate pay day with his pals. But his wife is waiting with the rolling pin.
||Sunday, Jan 16 • 2:00 PM
Dir. Jacques Perrin | 2003 | France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Switzerland | 89 min.
This magnificently photographed film, was created over three years, spans 40 countries and seven continents to follow the thousand mile migratory flight of birds in search of warmer weather.
||Sunday, Jan 23 • 2:00 PM
Dir. Gary Winick | 2006 | USA | 97 min.
The story of a spider that saves the life of a pig named Wilbur. Featuring an all star cast of voices from Oprah Winfrey, John Cleese, Julia Roberts and Robert Redford.
||Sunday, Jan 30 • 2:00 PM
Dirs. Peter Lord and Nick Park | 2000 | UK | 85 min.
Featuring a flock of chickens that are trapped on a chicken farm, they hatch a plot to break out and escape their ultimate fate of ending up as chicken pies. Led by a hen named Ginger and Rocky the Flying Rooster.
||Sunday, Feb 6 • 2:00 PM
JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS
Dir. Don Chaffey | 1963 | UK | 89 min.
The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece. Their voyage is replete with battles against winged harpies, a giant bronze talos, a hyrda and an animated skeleton army.
||Sunday, Feb 13 • 2:00 PM
THE TIME MACHINE
Dir. Don Chaffey | 1960 | UK | 103 min.
An inventor gathers together his closest friends for dinner to tell them about his amazing new invention of a machine which travels through time. Travelling into the future in the year 802701, he discovers the human race has been divided into the Eloi living on the surface of the earth and the evil Morlocks who live down below.
||Sunday, Feb 20 • 2:00 PM
Dir. Victor Heerman | 1929 | UK | 98 min.
The Marx Brothers second film and one of their best, satirizing the rich at play as they infiltrate a society party and become involved with a stolen painting. Captain Spalding (Groucho Marx) returns from an expedition in Africa to lecture his beloved Margaret Dumont, “One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas…how he got in my pajamas, I don’t know.”
||Sunday, Feb 27 • 2:00 PM
THE DARK CRYSTAL
Dirs. Jim Henson and Frank Oz | 1982 | UK | 94 min.
The Muppets collaborators created this amazing tale of fantasy – set a thousand years ago – of a fairy creature named Jen (a member of the Gelfings) who must defeat the evil race of Skekisis and return a broken shard to The Dark Crystal to restore peace in the world.