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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 in schools for the kindergarten, primary and secondary school levels. Each year The Magic Lantern creates and develops educational activities specifically destined for schools helping children develop [...]