Children's Films & Activities
FREE family events!
The Iron Giant
FRIDAY, March 14, 4:00pm-5:26pm
A captivating story of a nine-year-old boy who discovers and befriends a giant alien robot in the woods of coastal Maine. As the locals grow more suspicious, and the government closes in, how long can he keep his enormous metal friend a secret? Based on the novel The Iron Man by Ted Hughes
Documentary Filmmaking Workshop
SATURDAY, March 15, 1:00pm-5:00pm
Chilmark Community Center Art Shack
Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Be a writer. Be a filmmaker. Get on camera or behind one. Together, we'll create a short documentary film that will be screened on Sunday at 6pm at the library! Drop in for an hour or stay for the afternoon. Whenever you arrive, we will bring you into the filmmaking process.
A Little Princess
SATURDAY, March 15, 6:30pm-8:07pm
Sara enrolls at an elite boarding school in New York whilst her father fights for the British in WWI. Raised by her father to lovingly respect the uniqueness and worth of all people, her beliefs are tested by the severe headmistress. Sara must turn to her rich imagination.
Reading the Movies
SUNDAY, March 16, 9:30am - 11:30am
Children’s books inspire the making of great films. We’ll watch a few and then write and illustrate a book for the Chilmark Library’s collection!
Hearing the Movies
SUNDAY, March 16, 11:45am - 1:45pm
Music enhances the storytelling and magic of movies! We’ll listen, and then design a soundscape to accompany the book we’ve made.
Making the Movie
SUNDAY, March 16, 2:30pm-4:30pm
We will watch some of the best short films and then teach you how to make your own stop-motion short films!
Watch OUR Movie
SUNDAY, March 16, 6:00pm-6:30pm
Premiere of the Cinema Circus film made throughout the MVFF Festival weekend. Celebrate your weekend of filmmaking and creativity!