Courtesy of Janus Films

The Red Balloon

Thursday, February 19, 2015, 1:00 p.m.

Dir. Albert Lamorisse, 1956, 34 mins. 35mm. French with English subtitles (almost no dialogue). The Red Balloon is one of the most enchanting and beloved children's films of all time. A young boy finds a stray balloon; the two soon become inseparable as the boy follows the balloon through the streets of Paris. With its rich colors and exquisite visuals, The Red Balloon is a magical experience on the big screen, especially in a restored 35mm print.

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