Family Movie Night: Creature Feature at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens


From an email:

“Family Movie Night: Create Feature
This Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Hillwood

Just $5 for the film, art activity, picnicking in the gardens, and more

What: Family Movie Night: Creature Feature

Embark on an animal adventure as you enjoy short films featuring all sorts of fun and furry creatures including magical monsters, garden critters, barnyard animals, and family pets. Picnic in the gardens, explore the estate on an animal art safari, and make your own work of art: a gold box decorated with animals inspired by Hillwood’s decorative art.

Enjoy screenings of these fun, family-friendly shorts:

· Leonardo the Terrible Monster (2007, 8 min, ALA Notable Video; KidsFirst! Short Film Award)
· Diary of a Spider (2006, 9 min, ALA Notable Video; 2006 Capitol Choices Best Titles List; Best Short Film London Children’s Film Festival; Honorable Mention, Wild and Scenic Film Festival)
· Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! (2008, 8 min, ALA Notable Video)
· Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type (2001, 10 min, ALA Notable Video; Silver Remi Award, Worldfest Houston; BAMmie – Best Animated Short Film, BAMKids Film Festival; Finalist, USA Film Festival)
· Chicken Little (2010, 9 min, ALA Notable Video)
· Children Make Terrible Pets (2011, 8 min)
· Bark, George (2003, 6 min, ALA Notable Video; Gold Star – Special Jury Award, 2004 Worldfest-Houston; Best Short Animation Classic, 2004 IFFF)

When: Friday, May 16 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
5:30-7:30 p.m.: Stroll the Mansion and Gardens, picnic, take part in the art activity
7-8 p.m.: Film screening

Where: Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens
4155 Linnean Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Price: $5 per person, free for children under age 3″