Friday January 24 7pm
George Orwell’s ANIMAL FARM (1954)
Always timely, a masterwork of animation and political allegory by the British husband and
wife team of John Halas and Joy Batchelor.
*** Parental Guidance Suggested for Historical Context and Appropriateness. ***
$8.00/ $5.00 -Seniors and Stone Branch Students
Film Series for Winter-Spring 2020.
Friday, February 28, 7pm
Disney’s animated MULAN (1998)
In anticipation of the new live-action remake coming in March, let’s revisit the beautifully
hand-drawn cartoon animated original, the powerful women’s role-model and stirring
Chinese classic tale of Fa Mulan.
Friday, March 20, 7pm
AMERICAN POP (1981)
The animated epic saga of one immigrant family’s journey to
America, and it’s realization of the American dream through generations of pop music from
Ragtime to Jimi Hendrix. Many refer to “American Pop” as Ralph Bakshi’s masterpiece.
Friday, April 24, 7pm
Japanese anime STEAMBOY (2004) directed by Katsuhiro Ohtomo, a brilliant and thrilling
adventure during the alternate history of “SteamPunk” in the 19th Century, celebrating Japanese
culture during Washington’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival.
Friday, May 22, 7pm
A SEUSS-IBRATION! featuring the full-length CG animated film HORTON HEARS A WHO (2008)
along with several other Dr. Seuss short cartoons from the past half-century, Chuck Jones’ brilliant
Looney Tunes short “Horton Hatches the Egg” (1942), and “Gerald McBoing Boing” (1950) by
U.P.A. Studios founder Stephen Bosustow.
The films are monthly, on Fridays, and with an admission of only $8.00, or $5.00 for
Seniors and Stone Branch Students.