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Fantastic Mr. Fox film screening after Burnside Music Series!

September 7, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm


The Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy and Providence Children’s Film Festival present a FREE screening of Wes Anderson’s animated film Fantastic Mr. Fox, based on the Roald Dahl book. The event kicks off with the Burnside Music Series + Beer Garden for grown-ups and play at the brand-new Brandon’s Beach Playground for kiddos. At dusk, a giant movie screen lights up with the world premiere of PCFF’s Stop Motion Heroes, a super-short film created in one afternoon by children at Kidoinfo’s Art in the Park program.

4:30-7:30pm  Burnside Music Series + Beer Garden featuring The ‘Mericans (5:30-6:30), DJ Analog Underground, and the Trinity Beer Garden (open until 9pm). Kids can play all evening on the new Brandon’s Beach Playground and enjoy Fantastic Fox art-making, face painting, games and hot popcorn!

7:40pm  World premiere of youth-created PCFF Stop Motion Heroes super-short film!
7:45pm  Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animated film Fantastic Mr. Fox 

This screening of Fantastic Mr. Fox wraps up a wonderful summer exploring the Wonky World of Roald Dahl at Art in the Park with hands-on art projects pulled from the pages Dahl’s beloved books by local artists Ricky Katowicz and Alison Paul.

More on the film: Academy Award-nominated Fantastic Mr. Fox was directed by Wes Anderson and features the voices of George Clooney as Mr. Fox, Meryl Streep as Mrs. Fox, Jason Schwartzman as their little fox, and Bill Murray as the Badger. Screening powered by Providence’s mobile pop-up theater Cricket Cinema!


September 7, 2017
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Providence Children’s Film Festival
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Burnside Park
Kennedy Plaza
Providence, RI 02903 United States
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