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 BEAST OF MONSIEUR RACINE (9 min, Deitch)
A suspicious pear-thieving beast becomes fast friends with a lonely man who proudly presents him to the prestigious Academy of Sciences
TOO MANY TOYS (11 min, Shannon)
Spencer has too many toys! His father trips over them, his mother falls over them, and the house is overflowing with junk. Now its time to give some of the mountain of goodies away, but Spencer finds it hard. In the end, he fills a box, but decides the one toy he can't part with is the box!
Films are shown in the auditorium at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Admission is free and open to the public. Seating is limited to the first 250 guests. The age ranges listed below are recommendations.Gallery admission is free for film attendees and adult chaperone on the day of the film.
The Modern and the Lone Star Film Society join forces again this summer to offer a special selection of creative films for children ages three and up.
Take a break from the Texas heat and join us for The 2013 Modern Kids - Summer Flicks Series! Share the art of the screen with your children through these delightful and innovative films. The bonus for seeing these films at the Modern is the opportunity to visit the galleries before or after and experience the wonder of the art as stories unfold and ideas form in paintings, sculptures, installations and videos from the permanent collection.
Make a full day of creative and thoughtful activities at the Modern. Self guided gallery projects, and fun post-screening conversations make the perfect partner to the films in the Summer Flicks Series.