Family Afternoon Movies at Wesbrook

Kung Fu PandaImage: “San Diego Comic Con 2007 – Kung Fu Panda” by Joe Wu under CC By 2.0.

By Helena Zhu, Women Students Program Assistant, Access & Diversity

Starting on April 1, you and your family can enjoy all-time favourite animated films five Wednesdays in a row. All screenings are free of charge and take place at Westbrook Welcome Centre, located at 3378 Westbrook Mall. Below are short synopses and details of the screenings.

Happy Feet 2

Wednesday, April 1 4:30 p.m.

Mumble the penguin, who is a tap dancer, is frustrated that Erik, his son, is reluctant to dance. Instead of following his father’s footsteps, Erik discovers a new role model—a penguin that can fly. Mumble is determined to set things right.

Mr. Peabody and Sherman

Wednesday, April 8 4:30 p.m.

Mr. Peaboy, the most accomplished dog in the world, and his boy, Sherman, embark on exciting adventures using a time machine. One day, Sherman tries to impress his friend, Penny, by showing off the time machine, except he accidentally rips a hole in the universe. What happens now?

Monsters vs. Aliens

Wednesday, April 15 4:30 p.m.

A meteor full of space gunk strikes bride-to-be Susan Murphy. She finds herself turned into a giant, which the government wants to confine with other monsters. However, when an extraterrestrial robot lands on Earth and causes a mess, the government may instead want Susan to fight the alien.

Kung-Fu Panda

Wednesday, April 22 4:30 p.m.

Po the panda dreams of becoming a kung-fu master, but he is only an employee at his family’s noodle shop. His dream comes true when he becomes a chosen one destined to fight an evil kung fu warrior who is escaping prison.

How to Train Your Dragon 2

Wednesday, April 29 4:30 p.m.

Five years after Hiccup and Toothless united the dragons and Vikings of Berk, they now adventure through the island’s unmapped territories. During one of their adventures, they discover a mysterious dragon rider who turns out to be Hiccup’s mother.

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