Yes, you’ll want to see ALL the films at the Greater Farmington Film Festival but here are 10 good reasons to see ELEANOR’s SECRET on Saturday morning, March 8th, at 10:30 am at the Farmington Civic Theater.
1. You and your children will love the beautiful animation.
2. ELEANOR’s SECRET is “a fanciful ode to the joy of reading!”
– The Wall Street Journal
3. It’s FREE! (Thanks to the Farmington Community Library and the Farmington/Farmington Hills Foundation for Youth and Families.)
4. The film features characters from classics storybooks Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Jungle Book, Pinocchio, Peter Pan, Jack and the Beanstalk, Puss in Boots, Tom Thumb, Little Red Riding Hood, and more!
5. ELEANOR’s SECRET is “Charming! Imaginative! The animation appeals to all ages and parents will appreciate the pro-literacy message at the pic’s heart.”- Variety
6. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see an acclaimed children’s film that did not appear in theaters in Metro Detroit.
7. Come see the inspiring short films “Believe in Yourself” by Ian Kraft (a 3rd grade student at Forest Elementary), and”Cat Hotel” by Lia Tran (a 5th grade student at Warner Upper Elementary). These films were entered into the PTA Reflections Arts Recognition program.
8. ELEANOR’s SECRET is a fun “movie about a magic library where all the characters from classic children’s books come alive…. (and) a boy’s new found ability to read not only sets his imagination free, but saves the day!”
9. Did we mention it is FREE?!
10. The film was made by Academy Award nominated director Dominique Monféry and once you see the trailer for ELEANOR’s SECRET you’ll make plans to join us on Saturday morning.