Children’s Film Festival, Mumbai

Venue: American Center Auditorium

Entry: Free of Charge, first-come, first-served Children under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

Saturday, April 24 — 11 a.m. — FernGully –The Last Rainforest – 76 mins
Age: 6+
Director: Bill Kroyer © 2001
Genre: Animation | Adventure | Family | Fantasy
FernGully – The Last Rainforest
The fairy people of FernGully have never seen humans before, but when Christa sees one, Zak, she accidentally shrinks him down to her size. But there is trouble in FernGully, for Zak is part of a logging team who is there to cut down the forest.


Friday, April 30 — 2 p.m. — Born Free – 95 mins
Age: 6+
Director: James Hill © 2003
Genre: Family | Drama | Adventure

Born Free
Joy Adamson and her husband, Kenya game warden George Adamson, raise Elsa, a lion cub. When Elsa approaches maturity, Joy determines she must re-educate Elsa to living in the wild so that the lioness can return to a free life.


Saturday, May 8 — 11 a.m. — Dumbo – 64 mins
Age: 6+
Director: Ben Sharpsteen
Genre: Animation | Family | Music

The stork delivers a baby elephant to Mrs Jumbo, veteran of the circus, but the newborn is ridiculed because of his truly enormous ears and dubbed “Dumbo”. Dumbo is relegated to the circus’ clown acts; it is up to his only friend, a mouse, to assist Dumbo to achieve his full potential.


Saturday, May 15 — 11 a.m. — The Aristocats – 78 min
Age: 6+
Director: Wolfgang Reitherman © 2008
Genre: Animation | Adventure | Family | Music

The Aristocats
The beloved, pampered housecat of a retired opera star in 1910 Paris finds herself stranded in the countryside with her three children, the victims of a plot by their owner’s butler to cheat them out of a huge inheritance. They must find their way back to their home and owner, with the help of an independent-minded tomcat and other animal accomplices, while evading the butler and foiling his plan.


Saturday, May 22 — 11 a.m. — The Wizard of Oz – 101 mins
Age: 6+
Director: Victor Fleming (Motion picture: 1925) © 2001
Genre: Adventure | Family | Fantasy | Musical

Wizard of Oz
In this charming film based on the popular L. Frank Baum stories, Dorothy and her dog Toto are caught in a tornado’s path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here she meets some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who everyone says can help her return home and possibly grant her new friends their goals of a brain, heart and courage.


Saturday, May 29 — 11 a.m. — ET -The Extra-Terrestrial – 115 mins
Age: 6+
Director: Steven Spielberg © 1982
Genre: Adventure | Drama | Family | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

E.T., The Extra-Terrestrial
Elliot is your normal boy, until one day, when he meets a little lost alien. Elliot decides to keep the alien, in which he gives the name E.T. Elliot works with E.T. in trying to find him a way to get back home. Elliot must make the difficult sacrifice. Whether to help his new friend or to lose him? Whatever the decision is, Elliot must keep him hidden, as someone else is out to look for him.

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