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Cabin Fever: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Sun, Jan 8 / 2 pm
FREE ADMISSION
Directed by Mel Stuart
1971, USA, 100 min

In honor of the late, great character actor Gene Wilder (Young Frankenstein, Bonnie & Clyde) we present one of the best children’s fantasies of all time. Based on Roald Dahl’s classic novel, Willy Wonka is the story of five kids who win a tour of a chocolate factory run by Willa Wonka (Gene Wilder) one of the greatest and strangest chocolate manufacturers of all time.

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Root Canal / Directed by John Kozak and Donna Lewis, 1989, Canada, 1:30 min /A bored looking nurse sits in the reception area of a dentist’s office listening to the screams of a man undergoing dental work.

Cabin Fever Free Films for Kids!
What started as a dream in 2005 has blossomed into a rite of passage for parents and their kids. They can shake the snow off their winter boots and spend an afternoon at the movies every Sunday throughout January and February thanks to the generous support of the Assiniboine Credit Union. Due to the popularity of this series it is our desire that kids and their parents be seated before all others. We appreciate your cooperation.

Generously sponsored by the Assiniboine Credit Union.

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Reviews

Delightful, funny, scary, exciting, and most of all, a genuine work of imagination. Willy Wonka is a wonderfully spun fantasy that works on all kinds of minds...fascinating.
-Roger Ebert
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