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: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett
Film: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (dir. Lord & Miller, 2009)
Book Delivery Registration Deadline: Sunday June 5
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 4+
Common Sense Media Film Review: Recommended for ages 6+
Synopsis: When hard times hit Swallow Falls, its townspeople can only afford to eat sardines. Flint Lockwood, a failed inventor, thinks he has the answer to the town’s crisis. He builds a machine that converts water into food, and becomes a local hero when tasty treats fall from the sky like rain. But when the machine spins out of control and threatens to bury the whole world under giant mounds of food, Flint finds he may have bitten off more than he can chew.
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 June 5 to have your book mailed to you, all orders made after June 5 will need to pick up their books in our box office.