Back by popular demand - a film festival just for kids featuring family-friendly independent films from around the world, as part of the 11th annual Tallgrass Film Festival. Smallgrass is specifically curated for families with children ages 3 and up – and for the young at heart.
11:00 am. •Classic Cartoons in Flight - Tail Spin: Aviation in Animation
Presented by Lamphouse Entertainment, this short program features a collection of classic cartoons.
1:00 p.m. •Smallgrass Shorts Program: Earning Wings
A collection of short films from around the world, including animation and narrative films.
3:00 p.m. •Animated feature film From Up on Poppy Hill
Set in Yokohama, Japan in 1963, this lovingly hand-drawn film centers on Umi and Shun and their developing budding romance as they join forces to save their high school’s ramshackle clubhouse from demolition. This critically-acclaimed animated film is the winner of the Japan Academy Prize for Best Animated Film. The English-language version has a star-filled cast including Beau Bridges, Jamie Lee Curtis, Christina Hendricks, Ron Howard and more! Rated PG for mild thematic elements and some incidental smoking images.
Exploration Place Members…….….........…$5
Tallgrass Film Association Members.…........$5
Includes admission to all three programs, special activities and all Exploration Place exhibits.
Plus, enjoy these flight-inspired activities between films:
Also on October 19, enjoy Safe Kids Wichita Helmet Checks and Kohl’s Safety Town. Click here for details.