A little hamster, feeling neglected and unloved by his owner, decides to leave his rotten home in search of a better one.
The Dingles. 1989. Canada. Directed by Les Drew. Based on the book by Helen Levchuk. 8 min.
Meet Doris Dingle and her three delightful and distinctive cats: Donna, DeeDee, and Dayoh. When a sudden, ferocious storm bursts violently into their life, Doris is given the opportunity to demonstrate her courage and friendship.
Dustin. 2014. Germany. Directed by Kristina Jäger. 7 min.
In this animated comedy we meet a pug who, much to his chagrin, has to get along with an automatic cleaning robot as his new roommate.
Le Poulet. 1963. France. Directed by Claude Berri. In French; English subtitles. 15 min.
A French family buys a chicken that they intend to roast for dinner. The young boy becomes fond of the bird, and this love leads him to convince his parents that what they thought was a male chicken suitable for roasting is a female chicken better kept for her eggs.
Subtitles will be read aloud by a Museum educator.
Enjoy new and classic family-friendly short films, engaging discussions, and suggestions for follow-up activities in the Museum's galleries. This program is for individual families of up to two adults and up to three kids.
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Tickets: Free tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 10:00 a.m. on the day of the program at the information desk in the Education and Research Building, at 4 West 54 Street.
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Accessibility: Sound amplification devices are available for all