Family Friendly Offerings Provide New Entertainment Options at Local Cinemas This Spring

Fathom Events is making it easier to enjoy cinema events alongside your whole family with a fresh lineup of age-appropriate programming this spring. Captured live from Russia, the Bolshoi Ballet performs the storybook classic Swan Lake; a legendary ape takes over New York City in King Kong (1933); Dino Dana digs into some prehistoric fun with her first feature-length film; and audiences discover more about the life of Jesus through a larger-than-life stage production just in time for Easter.

Full details:

  • Bolshoi Ballet: Swan LakeSunday, February 23, at 12:55 p.m. ET & PT, 11:55 a.m. CT, 10:55 a.m. MT
    • Tchaikovsky’s essential masterpiece returns with a new cast for the most beloved ballet in the classical canon. Technically challenging and filled with vibrant emotion, with a stunning and world-famous corps de ballet in perfect unison, the legendary love story between Prince Siegfried and the dual personalities Odette/Odile, born at the Bolshoi Theatre, is a must see.
  • TCM Big Screen Classics: King Kong: Sunday, March 15, at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. local times
    • In the classic adventure that made her a star, Fay Wray plays the beautiful woman who conquers the savage heart of a giant ape. Traveling to an uncharted South Pacific island with an adventurer following tales of a God-Ape, Ann Darrow (Wray) is captured by the island’s natives to serve as a human sacrifice to Kong. But when Kong, a giant ape, sees Darrow, it is overcome with love–and eventually captured by the adventurers. Taken to New York and put on display, Kong breaks free and pursues Darrow through New York in one of the most famous scenes ever filmed.
    • EXCLUSIVE CONTENT: brand-new insights from TCM Primetime Host Ben Mankiewicz.
  • Dino Dana The MovieSaturday, March 21, at 12:55 p.m. local time (times may vary, check your local listing)
    • “Dino Dana The Movie” finds 10-year-old Dana, who sees dinosaurs in the real world, solving dino experiment #901 – where are all the kid dinosaurs? But while working on the solution, her new neighbor Mateo (Evan Whitten, “Mr. Robot”) is dino-napped by a Tyrannosaurus Rex, and it’s up to Dana, her sister Saara (Saara Chaudry, “The Breadwinner”), and Mateo’s brother Jadiel (Richie Lawrence, “Heroes Reborn”) to finish the experiment.
    • EXCLUSIVE CONTENT: a welcome message from Dana and some of her prehistoric friends.
  • Sight & Sound Theatres®: JESUSTuesday, April 7 and Thursday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 11 at 12:55 p.m. (all local times)
    • Filmed in front of a live audience, Sight & Sound’s spectacular original stage production is now coming to the big screen —nationwide. Experience the greatest rescue story of all time as the Bible comes to life in movie theaters for a special Easter event —three days only.