All Ages Entertainment Block • Simultaneous Screenings in Lowell & Chelmsford with Free Admission!
11AM – 5PM
Pollard Memorial Library • 401 Merrimack Street, Lowell
Chelmsford Public Library • 25 Boston Road, Chelmsford
Enjoy a variety of feature-length films and film shorts suitable for kids and families! The All Ages Entertainment Block celebrates lovable pets both big and small through the eyes of pet companions and even our pets themselves! Simultaneous, identical programming in both Lowell and Chelmsford makes planning easier for kids and families. Be sure to get your very own temporary tattoo of our adorable “Pets Are People Too” (PRP2) Film Festival logo!
SATURDAY LIBRARY FILM PROGRAM LINEUP
11AM | Walt Disney’s Lady & the Tramp (Animated, 1955)
(76 min, Rated G)
Relive Walt Disney’s 1955 beloved classic! Experience the thrilling adventures of Lady, a lovingly pampered cocker spaniel, and Tramp, a freewheeling mutt with a heart of gold. When Lady’s master and mistress, Jim Dear and Darling, leave town for a few days, Aunt Sarah arrives with her two mischievous Siamese cats to babysit. This heartwarming tale features exquisite animation, unforgettable songs, and one of the most precious love stories of all time! » Film website
12:45PM | Cats: Our Curious Feline Companions
Enjoy an hour-long program of short films and videos dedicated to the fabulous feline! This purrrrfectly curated program will start with the sensational short film Cat Cam, and will continue with a special tribute to some famous Library Cats, beloved internet cats, and much more!
>> About Cat Cam (Not Rated, 16 min)
Meet the infamous Mr. Lee, an adopted stray cat who routinely disappears from his North Carolina home. When his adopted owner, a German engineer named Juergen, straps a miniature camera to Mr. Lee to learn more about his secret life, a media sensation is born! This fascinating short film was first aired in the U.S. on PBS in February 2013 and has screened in numerous film festivals, including the 2012 SXSW Film Festival and the 2012 Sarasota Film Festival.
2PM | Ferrets, Bunnies, Horses and MORE!
Enjoy a 60-minute program of short films and videos celebrating all types of other adorable pet companions, including some NOT so familiar ones! These marvelous films will make you want to go straight home and hug your special pet (but we sure hope you’ll stay for the rest of the Festival!)
3:15PM | Babe (Live Action, 1995)
(89 min, Rated G)
Join us as we end our PRP2 Film Festival Library Events with one of the most beloved films of all time! We don’t want to forget the role our beloved farm animal companions play in the lives of our local farmers — many of these animals become life-long members of the family! In this 1995 live action film, Babe is an adorable piglet who yearns to be a sheepherder. With the help of the farm’s sheepherding dog Fly and his human friend Farmer Hoggett, Babe embarks on an exciting adventure with a cast of wonderful animal characters. This groundbreaking film shows audiences the importance of compassion for all living creatures through a touching, authentically ‘human’ script and a cast of unforgettable farm friends!