Children's film festival at BMA and Senator Theatre

April 05, 1991

BALTIMORE'S FIRST Children's International Film Festival will play at two houses: the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Senator Theatre.

Tickets for all films are $4, $3 for members of the Fox 45 Clubhouse, the Baltimore Film Forum and the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Tickets for the films shown at the museum can be purchased in advance from the film forum or at the museum gift shop. Call 889-1993 for information.

Tickets for the films shown at the Senator Theatre will go on sale 45 minutes before each show. The Senator seats about 900 persons; the museum theater about 350.

Here is the schedule of children's films:

APRIL 6:

"Courage Mountain," Heidi and four of her friends find themselves trapped when World War I comes to Italy. 11 a.m. at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Recommended for 7 and older.

"Danny the Champion of the World," Oscar-award winner Jeremy Irons and his son, Samuel, play a father and son whose peaceful existence is threatened by a new lord of the manor in England during the 1950s. 1 p.m. at the museum. Recommended for 6 and older.

"Incredible Journey," Disney classic. 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. at the Senator Theatre.

APRIL 13:

"George's Island," Canadian film set in Nova Scotia tells of George who escapes a foster home only to find himself visited by pirates on an island. 11 a.m. at the museum. Recommended for 10 and older.

"Peter Pan." 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. at the Senator Theatre.

APRIL 20:

"The Little House Under the Moon." Three boys are saved from delinquency by their repentant father and kindly neighbors. 11 a.m. at the museum. In Chinese with subtitles, recommended for 8 and older.

"The Monkey Folk." Documentary focusing on man's closest cousins. 1 p.m. at the museum. Recommended for all ages.

"Toby Tyler." 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. at the Senator Theatre.

APRIL 27:

"Devil's Hill." Australian film in which one boy feels outdone by his urbane cousin, until the tables are turned. 11 a.m. at the museum. Recommended for 7 and older.

"Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller." Contemporary fantasy involving Ralph and Tommy, who compete for a stamp collection hidden halfway around the world. 1 p.m. at the museum. Recommended for 7 and older.

"Bambi." 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. at the Senator Theatre.

MAY 4 AND 11:

"Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea." 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. at the Senator Theatre.

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