HONORING DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.: ANIMATED FILMS FROM WESTON WOODS STUDIOS
Monday, January 19 | 10:30 AM
USA | 60 Minutes | English
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
Dem Bones by Bob Barner
This Is the Rope by Jacqueline Woodson, the story of one family’s journey north during the Great Migration (NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE)
Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange narrated by Phylicia Rashad.
Recommended for 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.
Annual Capital Sponsor
Sponsored in part by a grant from the Arlington, Belmont, Lexington, Waltham & Watertown Cultural Councils