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September – November 2014

Sep
21
Sun
Roxie Kids: CHARLIE CHAPLIN’s Silent Short Films
September 21, 2014

FREE admission for KIDS under 12 years old!!

There will be Charlie Chaplin Look-Alike contest with prizes before the show!

Roxie Kids presents a laugh-filled afternoon of slapstick fun. The program features LIVE MUSIC and a quartet of classic silent-film shorts by Charlie Chaplin, who made his debut on screen 100 years ago. In celebration of Chaplin’s centennial, the program includes “Kid Auto Races at Venice,” his first appearance as the Little Tramp in 1914.

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• “The Adventurer” (1917, 25 min.): Charlie plays an escaped convict on the run from prison guards.
• “Easy Street” ( 1917, 24 min.): When the police fail to maintain law and order, the Little Tramp steps forward to rid Easy Street of bullies.
• “The Immigrant” (1917, 24 min.): Immigrant Charlie is accused of theft on the ocean voyage to the U.S.
• “Kid Auto Races at Venice” (1914, 6 min.): In his first appearance as the Little Tramp, Charlie is an over-involved spectator at a baby-cart race in Venice, Calif.
 
Live scores provided by local musicians V.Vale, Ethan Li, Kevin Baricar, Benji Marx. & Matt Norman.
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For more information on Charlie Chaplin, visit the official website

 

Nov
30
Sun
Roxie Kids: Little Nemo
November 30, 2014

 FREE admission for KIDS under 12 years old!!

Roxie Kids is an age-appropriate film series for families and film lovers alike. 

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Screenplay by Chris Columbus (“Home Alone” & “Harry Potter”),

The original Sound Track by the Academy Award-winning Sherman Brothers

 

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In the magical land of dreams and the mystical world of nightmares, there is a place more wondrous than the Seven wondersmore magical than a Magic Carpetand more enchanting than an Enchanted Forest. This place is the world of a child’s dream where anything and everything is possible. Where time is timeless, and where imagination has no boundaries. Welcome to the dream world of Little Nemo.

On one unforgettable night, Nemo falls asleep and enters into his dreamworld and with the help of his new found friend, Professor Genius, and Nemos flying pet squirrel Icarus, they all journey together into Slumberland,a beautiful utopia where all its people live in perfect harmony together. Nemo is lovingly embraced by the people and especially the King of Slumberland who adopts Nemo and makes him heir apparent to the throne. He also entrusts Nemo with a special key that Nemo has been given strict instructions not to unlock the door in which this key belongs to. He is also given a most prized possession of the King, the Royal Scepter. Along the way, Nemo is befriended by Flip who becomes Nemo’s mischief making sidekick and as curiosity would have it he convinces Nemo to unlock the door only to discover that he has now unleashed a horrific demon over Slumberland…

IMDB TRAILER is HERE

©TMS   Directed by: William T. Hurtz , Masami Hata, 1992, 85mins., U.S.A.

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