MILLENNIUM PARK SUMMER FILM SERIES
Special Family Screening of Iron Giant in Millennium Park
Monday, July 9 at 10:30 a.m.
Monday, July 9, 11 a.m.: Iron Giant – opening program at 10:30 a.m.
Programmed in collaboration with the Facet’s Chicago International Children's Film Festival (1999, rated PG for fantasy action violence, language, some thematic material and smoking, 90 minutes)
Nine-year-old Hogarth Hughes (Eli Marienthal) makes friends with an innocent alien giant robot and protects him from a paranoid U.S. Government agent (Christopher McDonald) by keeping him at a junkyard owned by Dean McCoppin (Harry Connick Jr.). The family film is also being show in conjunction with the Millennium Park Family Fun Festival and the Year of Creative Youth.
Families are also invited to join the fun all summer long with activities, including music and arts and crafts for kids of all ages at the Family Fun Festival, Mondays through Fridays, through August 10, 10 a.m.–2p.m. The series is presented by the Millennium Park Foundation with additional support by the Lloyd A. Fry Foundation, under the tent on the Chase Promenade North. Admission is FREE.
The Millennium Park Film Series is produced by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special events and sponsored by the Chicago Transit Authority. Additionally, the series is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council. Refreshments are available for purchase from Goose Island Beer Company, Riboli Family Wines and Pepsi at various locations throughout the park. For the latest news and events, download the Millennium Park app, visit millenniumpark.org, and follow us on Facebook (MillenniumParkChicago), Twitter, Instagram (@Millennium_Park #MillenniumPark) and Snapchat (ChicagoDCASE).