HONORING DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING: ANIMATED FILMS FROM WESTON WOODS
Monday, January 20 | 10:30 AM
Studio Cinema | 376 Trapelo Road, Belmont
Running Time: Approximately 60 Minutes
Films from Weston Woods Studios that highlight the ideals, people, and music connected to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Films include Martin’s Big Words by Doreen Rappaport narrated by Michael Clarke Duncan, Coretta Scott by Ntozake Shange narrated by Phylicia Rashad, Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson, Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman narrated by Alfre Woodward, Dem Bones by Bob Barner, and Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange narrated by Phylicia Rashad. Ages 4-10 ($5).
About Weston Woods Studios
Founded as an educational production studio in 1953 by Morton Shindel, Weston Woods Studios has since produced hundreds of films, CDs, and audiocassettes based on best loved children’s books by some of this country’s most well-known and influential authors and illustrators, such as Maurice Sendak, Lois Lowry, Robert McCloskey, Kevin Henkes and Mo Willems. Weston Woods Studios’ materials are used in more than 50,000 schools and libraries nationwide and are distributed in more than 20 countries. The visionary Shindel demonstrated that faithful picture book adaptations can succeed in whetting children’s appetites for turning and returning to the books on which they are based, helping children develop a lifelong love of reading and literature.