Magnolia at the Modern
Nov 25, 2012

"Winner of a 2012 SXSW Film Festival audience award, Brooklyn Castle is an irresistibly uplifting doc..." Joe Leydon, Variety. Amidst financial crises and unprecedented public school budget cuts, Brooklyn Castle takes an intimate look at the challenges and triumphs facing members of a junior high school's champion chess team.
101 minutes

Magnolia at the Modern
Nov 25, 2012

"Winner of a 2012 SXSW Film Festival audience award, Brooklyn Castle is an irresistibly uplifting doc..." Joe Leydon, Variety. Amidst financial crises and unprecedented public school budget cuts, Brooklyn Castle takes an intimate look at the challenges and triumphs facing members of a junior high school's champion chess team.
101 minutes

The Modern Kids - Summer Flicks Series
Aug 13, 2013

10:30 am – 11 am (Ages 3–7)
ROBOT ZOT! (8 min), MAX’S WORDS (10 min), STREGA NONA (9 min)

ROBOT ZOT! (8 min, Sciezska)
This is the tale of a quixotic robot determined to conquer the earth. But once he discovers the princess…a toy cell phone…his mission takes a new course. Robot Zot must learn how to be a hero -- in the name of true love. 

The Modern Kids - Summer Flicks Series
Aug 13, 2013

1 pm – 2 pm (Ages 8–12) 

BELOW (3 min, Price)
In the harsh winter weather a man fishing for his food is pulled into a dangerous situation, only to be saved by an unlikely, smiling creature. Created by Taylor Price at CalArts.

BOTTLE (6 min, Lepore)
Two characters on opposite sides of the ocean send each other messages in a bottle. This beautiful stop motion animation lends emotion to otherwise inanimate objects. Created by Kirsten Lepore.

The Modern Kids - Summer Flicks Series
Aug 14, 2013

10:30 am – 11 am (Ages 3–7) 
ART (6 min), THE BEAST OF MONSIEUR RACINE (9 min), TOO MANY TOYS (11 min)

ART (6 min, Bronzit)
Art, a young boy, joyfully draws scribbles that squiggle, splotches with blotches, zigs and zags, doodles and dogs, and so much more! Children are introduced to the imaginative world of art and how a picture really can be worth a thousand words.

The Modern Kids - Summer Flicks Series
Aug 14, 2013

1 pm – 2 pm (Ages 8–12)

PROFILOGRAPH (AFTER DÜRER) (2 min, Garcia)
Studies in male profiles, from Albrecht Dürer’s Four Books On Human Proportion is transformed by Pablo Garcia’s method of Profilography in this incredible example of progressive artistic techniques. Created by Pablo Garcia.

FRANKIE RULEZ!!! (5 min, Charoenchal)
Frankie, a space alien looking to conquer the galaxy one mysterious planet at a time. Created by San Charoenchal.

The Modern Kids - Summer Flicks Series
Aug 15, 2013

10:30 am – 11 am (Ages 3–7) 
LON PO PO (10 min), LEONARDO, THE TERRIBLE MONSTER (8 min), ALL THE WORLD (8 min, Fott)

The Modern Kids - Summer Flicks Series
Aug 15, 2013

1 pm– 2 pm (Ages 8–12)

THE PRINCESS WHO NEVER SMILED (3 min, S. Lee)
The story of a king who only wants to make his unhappy daughter smile. Created by Sun Jae Lee at CalArts.

PLUG (3 min, E. Lee)
A young boy experiences the colorful world of Jazz. Created by Eusong Lee at CalArts.

HUM (9 min, Pederson)
The small turntable headed robot ‘Hum’ sits left alone in an old workshop, where he decides to create a friend to have fun with. Created by Søren Bendt Pederson at the Animation Workshop.

Magnolia at the Modern
May 16, 2014

“It moves with the rhythms and emotions of classic kids' literature, possesses elegance and belly laughs in equal measure, and is almost magically beautiful to look at. And, like bears, it has bite.” Ty Burr, The Boston Globe.

Oscar-nominated Ernest and Celestine is a charming French-Belgium animated film about a bear and a mouse who forge an unlikely friendship.

80 minutes; PG; English

Magnolia at the Modern
May 16, 2014

“It moves with the rhythms and emotions of classic kids' literature, possesses elegance and belly laughs in equal measure, and is almost magically beautiful to look at. And, like bears, it has bite.” Ty Burr, The Boston Globe.

Oscar-nominated Ernest and Celestine is a charming French-Belgium animated film about a bear and a mouse who forge an unlikely friendship.

80 minutes; PG; English

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