Family Saturday: Children’s Bookathon
45 min. / digital video
Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.
Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 3pm
Presented by South Side Projections and the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
Join us as we bring some of your favorite storybooks to life through animation and celebrate new ideas and new beginnings as part of during the Logan Center’s Family Saturday: Children’s Bookathon. Author Peter H. Reynolds’ Creatrilogy invites young viewers to embrace self-expression and their creative spirit through a series of three animated shorts. Sky Color (2013, 7 min) follows the artistic journey of young Marisol as she encounters a creative problem that requires her to stretch her imagination and see new possibilities. In The Dot (2004, 7 min), viewers will meet Vashti as she learns that there is more to being an artist than just being able to draw. Ish (2006, 8 min) shows the creative process of young artist Ramon as he builds his self-confidence while trying to get his drawings “just right.” Young scientists curious about spring and new beginnings will enjoy a selection of science-related films that illustrate growth and change with vivid colors, movements, and rhythm. Wiggle, giggle, shiver, and splash with tadpoles as they become frogs In The Small, Small Pond (2001, 3 min), based on Denise Fleming’s book; witness the life cycle of the butterfly in Waiting for Wings (2002, 7 min), based on Lois Ehlert’s book; and watch a rainbow of colors grow in Planting a Rainbow (2005, 7 min.), also based on Ehlert’s book.