Family Matinee

HAPPY FEET

Mumble is an emperor penguin who loves to dance. But emperor penguins are supposed to sing. When he is exiled from his flock, he must make it on his own in a world that sees him as “different.” Before long, he finds a few new penguin friends that accept him for who he is, sets out on an adventure across the snowy landscape of Antarctica, encounters a herd of enormous elephant seals, and learns a thing or two about friendship, love, and family. In 2007, Happy Feet won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film and an AFI Award for Movie of the Year. Featuring an all-star voice cast including Elijah Wood, Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, and Robin Williams, Happy Feet is a lively, visually stunning, laugh-along, sing-along treat that the whole flock with love.

— MICHAEL J. LOPRESTI

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FAMILY RESTAURANT

When the diner closes up for the night, the salt and pepper shakers, napkin holders, and other inanimate objects inside the restaurant come to life in this whimsical tale about what makes a family. One night, Picky, a curmudgeonly toothpick dispenser, causes a stir when he insists that two ketchup bottles and two mustard bottles can’t fall in love with each other. The next day, with the help of little boy with two dads, he learns a valuable lesson. Kids will get a kick out of the quirky puppetry in this sweet short with an important message.

Co-presented by:
Our Family Coalition

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