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Neverending Story: $3 for all audiences with ticketSaturday events are now sold out.
Enjoy snacks with your movieHeirloom Café reopens at 6 PM on Friday until the screening begins, serving popcorn and refreshments. You can also find packaged snacks in the Wexner Center Store.On Saturday, Heirloom will be open from 8:30 AM–noon with offerings including baked goods and beverages.
This year’s weekend festival includes screenings of a classic epic fantasy and short international films focusing on kids’ perspectives. In addition, there are several hands-on and participatory activities on Saturday. Make signs, stretch with yoga teachers, talk to an author, and take home one of his books for free. You can also join us in the galleries for family-friendly experiences with educators while exploring our most recent exhibitions: Sahar Khoury: Umm; Jumana Manna: Break, Take, Erase, Tally; and Harold Mendez: one way to transform and two and three and interact with the installation Color Block No. 2 by Outpost Office. Check out the full program below. Parents, if you have any questions about Zoom activities and films or their content, please email Wexner Center Community, Youth, and Family Programs Manager Jean Pitman at email@example.com.
For your safety and enjoyment, please allow extra time for arrival to the Zoom: Family Film and Book Festival at Mershon Auditorium, located at 1871 North High Street. Doors open at 8 AM so come early to ensure you don’t miss any of the activities starting at 9 AM. Please note that re-entry is not permitted and all bags are subject to inspection.
IMAGE CAPTIONClockwise from top left: The Goose (Jan Mika, 2023); Luce and the Rock (Britt Raes, 2022); Innosanto Nagara, photo: Garna Raditya; A Whisper in the Island of the Heart (Xiaowen Wang, 2022); To Be Sisters (Anne-Sophie Gousset and Clément Céard, 2022); The Neverending Story (Wolfgang Petersen, 1984), image courtesy of Warner Bros. Images courtesy of New York International Children’s Film Festival unless noted otherwise.
Zoom: Family Film and Book Festival is presented in partnership with Columbus City Schools Pathway Express.
FILM/VIDEO PROGRAMS MADE POSSIBLE BYNational Endowment for the ArtsOhio Humanities
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT PROVIDED BYRohauer Collection Foundation
LEARNING & PUBLIC PRACTICE PROGRAMS MADE POSSIBLE BYAmerican Electric Power FoundationHuntington Martha Holden Jennings FoundationBig Lots Foundation
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT PROVIDED BYIngram-White Castle FoundationThe Ohio State University Office of Outreach & EngagementOhio Arts Council Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation
WEXNER CENTER PROGRAMS MADE POSSIBLE BYOhio Department of DevelopmentGreater Columbus Arts CouncilThe Wexner FamilyInstitute of Museum and Library ServicesOhio Arts CouncilCampusParcOhio State’s Global Arts + Humanities Discovery ThemeThe Columbus FoundationNationwide FoundationVorys, Sater, Seymour, and Pease
ADDITIONAL SUPPORT PROVIDED BYMike and Paige CraneAxium PackagingNancy KramerOhio State Energy PartnersOhio History Fund/Ohio History Connection Larry and Donna JamesBruce and Joy SollJones DayAlex and Renée Shumate