These school holidays, in celebration of Aro Video’s recent 30th birthday, we’re thrilled to present ten of their all-time favourite titles for young audiences. Come along and see these much-loved all-ages and family films on the Gallery’s big screen!
All sessions are free, no bookings. These screenings are popular—we recommend arriving early to secure your seat. Doors open 10.45am (the Gallery opens at 10am).
Check out week one’s programme.
Monday 7 Oct, 11am | Chicken Run
Award-winning DreamWorks animation from Aardman Animation Studio. A homage to The Great Escape, this film follows the story of farm chickens trying to escape their fate with the help of a heroic Rooster.
Dir. Nick Park, Peter Lord | 2000 | G | 84 min
Tuesday 8 Oct, 11am | Song of the Sea
A distinctive hand-made animated feature from Ireland that serves up a heady brew of folklore and music in a dazzling procession of story book images.
Dir. Tomm Moore | 2014 | PG | 94min
Wednesday 9 Oct, 11am | Paddington
Adorable family entertainment in which a young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home where he also unfortunately catches the eye of a museum taxidermist. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, the Brown family offer him a temporary haven.
Dir. Paul King | 2014 | G | 95 min
Thursday 10 Oct, 11am | Kubo and the Two Strings
An animated tale from Laika studios about a young boy who must find a magical suit of armour worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.
Dir. Travis Knight | 2011 | PG (Violence & scary scenes) | 101 min
Friday 11 Oct, 11am | The Muppets
Jim Henson's beloved family of puppets make a long-overdue comeback in this buoyant musical-comedy reunion of Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and company. Featuring songs written and produced by Bret McKenzie, and stars Jason Segel and Amy Adams.
Dir. James Bobin | 2011 | G | 99min
In partnership with Square Eyes Film Foundation and Aro Video.