Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Images Cinema announces schedule for kid-friend films in Adams, Williamstown

From: Janet Curran <>
Contact: Sandra Thomas, 413 458 1039

Adams and Williamstown, MA__Continuing in December Images Cinema of
Williamstown will present Kids First! film screenings once a month for age
groups 2-5, 5-8 and 8-12. The Kids First! Film Club is a project of the
Coalition for Quality Children’s Media, and the content of Kid’s First
programs are free of gratuitous violence, bias, or inappropriate sexual

Screenings will take place at the Youth Center, Inc (located at the Adams
Community Center Main Hall, 20 East Street) and Images Cinema, at 50 Spring
Street, Williamstown. Admission to screenings at Images Cinema is $2 per
person. Any questions about this program can be directed to Janet Curran,
(413) 458-1039, or Elizabeth Baker, (413) 743-3550.

Saturday, December 10 at 10 a.m. * Holiday Walk Special
At Images Cinema
CHANUKA AT BUBBE'S (30 minutes, ages 5-12)
A puppet-animated holiday classic from 1989, Chanuka at Bubbe’s is about
grandchildren coming to visit their Jewish grandmother for the holidays.
Bubbe tells the children about the origins of the Chanuka celebration.

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS (26 minutes, ages 5-15)
First broadcast in 1965, A Charlie Brown Christmas recalls the true meaning
of Christmas in the face of commercialism. Won an Emmy for Outstanding
Children’s Program and a Peabody Award.

Wednesday, December 14 at 2 p.m.
at Images Cinema
CREATURE COMFORTS episodes (90 minutes, ages 11-15)
>From the imagination of Nick Park and Aardman Animation (Wallace & Gromit,
Chicken Run) comes Creature Comforts, a British claytmation television
series. Each ten-minute episode features different animals, speaking about
anything from UFOs to “What is the meaning of life?”

Saturday, December 17 at 10 a.m.
at the Adams Community Center Main Hall
20 East Street, Adams, Massachusetts
hosted by Youth Center, Inc.
The Muppet Theater is in danger of shutting down, and Kermit loses all hope.
When he wishes he had never been born, an angel (David Arquette) shows him
how important his life really is. A hilarious return to form for the
Muppets, which earned them an Emmy nomination in 2002.

Wednesday, December 28 at 2 p.m.
at Images Cinema
MAD HOT BALLROOM (114 minutes, ages 7-13)
New York City public school children learn ballroom dancing as part of their
curriculum, and compete in a citywide competition. Told from the children’s
perspective Mad Hot Ballroom hilariously plots their transformation into
“ladies and gentlemen”.

Saturday, December 31 at 10 a.m.
at Images Cinema
BACKYARDIGANS (30 minutes, ages 2-5)
A musical adventure series from Nick Jr.

RAVEN'S TALES (23 minutes, ages 5-8)
An animated short based on Native American folklore.

CAPTAIN JON'S SHARK SAFARI (35 minutes, ages 5-8)
Experience what it’s like to be in the water with dozens of sharks!

RED PLANET BLUES (12 minutes, ages 5-12)
A claymation short about a Martian trying to hitch a ride to Earth.

One of the few year-round single-screen nonprofit cinemas left in the
country, Images Cinema is ever expanding its programming to meet the
educational and cultural needs of the community, while maintaining its
dedication to quality independent film. Images Cinema is supported in part
by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. Current happenings
are listed at


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