The Magic Lantern is an international cinema club for children aged 6 to 12. Its purpose is to help young audiences to discover the pleasure of cinema …at the cinema. Once a month, club members are invited to attend an age appropriate, quality film in a real cinema. Exclusively for children (without their parents) but [...]
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In tandem with their activities in the cinema theatres and in accordance with its objectives for heightened visual media literacy, The Magic Lantern develops numerous projects and activities notably on the Internet, in schools and for television. There are many websites pertaining to cinema on the Internet. However, sites dedicated to visual media literacy and [...]
The Magic Lantern is an international cinema club for children aged 6 to 12. This unique club has been in existence for nearly twenty years. Its purpose: to help young audiences to discover the pleasure of cinema and to provide them with tools to understand the images they are seeing, using an age-appropriate concept. A [...]
Several days before each session, all children club members receive a small illustrated magazine in the mail, presenting the film to be shown. Reading the magazine helps the children to prepare for the film and to become familiar with cinematographic terms. The day of the film showing two presenters greet the children at the cinema [...]
The seasonal membership card costs about as much as two individual cinema tickets. A reduced price is charged for additional members of the same family. The low-cost membership allows access to almost everyone. The membership card admits its holder to the many film showings organized by the club during the season. It also allows him [...]