The Secret of Kells
Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater
Dirs. Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey. 2009, 71 mins. DCP. Magic, fantasy, and Celtic mythology come together in a riot of color and detail that dazzle the eyes, in this sweeping story about the power of imagination and faith to carry humanity through dark times. Young Brendan lives in the Abbey of Kells, a remote medieval outpost under siege from raiding barbarians. One day a celebrated master illuminator arrives from foreign lands carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan has to overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest that takes him into the enchanted forest, where mythical creatures hide. Recommended for ages 8+
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