Read the book as a family and then join us at the cinema as we screen the film adaptation and host a round-table discussion.
Sidewalk’s Family Book + Film Club is film fun for the whole family! Based on our monthly Book + Film Clubs, this summer program is an opportunity for families to share an activity together and for children to engage their reading & critical thinking skills through the summer. Read the book as a family and then join us as we screen the film adaptation and host a round-table discussion.
Book: Matilda by Roald Dahl
Film: Matilda (dir. Danny DeVito, 1996)
Length: 95 minutes
Book Delivery Registration Deadline: Sunday May 22
Register by the deadline to have your books mailed to you. If you sign up after the deadline, don’t sweat it! You’ll just have to pick up your book from the cinema box office.
The registration fee includes a copy of the book, 1 kids private screening ticket, 1 adult private screening ticket and the post film discussion.
Common Sense Media Book Review: Recommended for ages 8+
Common Sense Media Film Review: Recommended for ages 9+
Synopsis: Matilda Wormwood is a gifted girl forced to put up with a crude, distant father and mother. Worse, Agatha Trunchbull, the evil principal at Matilda’s school, is a terrifyingly strict bully. However, when Matilda realizes she has the power of telekinesis, she begins to defend her friends from Trunchbull’s wrath and fight back against her unkind parents.
The $35 registration fee includes a copy of the book, 1 kids private screening ticket, 1 adult private screening ticket and the post film discussion. You can include a friend or another family member for an additional fee.
Purchase by May 22 to have your book mailed to you, all orders made after May 22 will need to pick up their books in our box office.