MUSEUM OPEN ON MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAYThe Schedule:
The Museum will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, January 18 and will present screenings of the animated African folk tale Kirikou and the Sorceress and workshops for children.
Kirikou and the Sorceress
In Tut's Fever Movie Palace
12 and 2 p.m.
1998, 74 mins. Directed by Michel Ocelot. English-language version.
In this exuberant and charming animated feature, based on an African fairy tale, an indomitable young boy wills himself to be born, and battles an evil sorceress. The film has vibrant colors, and a lyrical musical score by Youssou N’Dour. Suitable for all ages. Contains innocent nudity.
Moving Pictures Workshop
12:30, 2:30, and 3:30 p.m.
Ages 6-12. 45 mins.
Children discover what makes moving images move and make their own Thaumatrope—a nineteenth-century optical toy—to take home. Materials fee: $5 per child / Free for Museum members. Space is limited; register when you arrive at the Museum.