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Summer Matinees: The Secret of Kells

Summer Matinees- The Secret of Kells

Jul 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm1:30 pm

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Wednesday-Sunday through August 25

Recurring (see all)
Wednesday-Sunday through August 25

Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street
Astoria, NY

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Free with museum admission

Suggested Ages: 8-10 to Adult Friendly, Adult Friendly

Magic, fantasy, and Celtic mythology come together in a riot of color and detail in this sweeping story about the power of imagination and faith to carry humanity through dark times. Young Brendan lives in the Abbey of Kells, a remote medieval outpost under siege from raiding barbarians. One day a celebrated master illuminator arrives from foreign lands carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan has to overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest that takes him into the enchanted forest, where mythical creatures hide. Recommended for ages 8+.

Also play classic arcades games, see Star Wars props and explore exhibition Jim Henson’s World is this very cool, interactive museum.

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