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The Secret of Kells


Location: Bartos Screening Room

Presented in collaboration with the Irish Arts Center

Dirs. Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey. 2009, 75 mins. 35mm. With the voices of Evan McGuire, Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally. The Secret of Kells is a beautiful and colorful Oscar-nominated animated film set in medieval Ireland on the eve of a Viking invasion. A young boy, Brendan, becomes swept into an adventure when a master illuminator arrives asking for his help with a book filled with secret powers. Recommended for ages 9 and up.

Prior to the screening, which begins at 11:30 a.m., members of Darrah Carr Dance will present a fun, interactive Irish dance demonstration.

Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors and students / $7 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children under 3 and Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact [email protected] with questions regarding online reservations.) 

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