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Stories to Screen: Roald Dahl - Matilda (PG)

In Stories to Screen: Roald Dahl, the Lincoln Theater will screen a classic family film, for free, on select Saturdays, based on a story by the acclaimed author, Roald Dahl.

A limited number of copies of the book on which the film is based can be picked up at the theater (yours to keep!) to read before the screening. Reading the book is not required to attend and enjoy.

Matilda Wormwood (Mara Wilson) is an extremely curious and intelligent little girl who is very different from her low-brow, mainstream parents (Danny DeVito and real-life wife Rhea Perlman), who quite cruelly ignore her. As she grows older, she begins to discover that she has telekinetic powers.

Not until a teacher, Miss Honey (Embeth Davidtz) shows her kindness for the first time does she realize that she can use those powers to do something about her sufferings and help her friends as well. Villains from the awful Miss Trunchbull (Pam Ferris), headmistress of her miserable school Crunchem Hall, to her parents and older brother begin to feel her ire. Look for Paul Reubens (aka Pee Wee Herman) in a small part as an FBI agent investigating Matilda's shady father.



Running time: 1 hour, 42 minutes

Free and open to the public!
Show Dates + Times
Sat, Sep 16 @ 10 am

 
 
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