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Animated Film ‘The Book of Life’
November 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm MST
Green Fields Hosts a Free, Fun Family Event on Friday, Nov. 3, 5 to 8 p.m. Featuring the Animated Film ‘The Book of Life’ Shown Outdoors Under the Stars.
Enjoy a cool autumn outdoor evening on Friday, Nov. 3 when Green Fields K-12 School welcomes the public to a free student-to-student activity fair with a Dia de los Muertos theme, including food trucks, activities, face painting, a jumping castle, costume parade and prizes – followed by the animated film “The Book of Life” shown on a big screen on the grassy lawn under the stars.
The event is sponsored by RoadHouse Cinemas from 5 to 8 p.m. Attendees will have a chance to participate in a raffle to win a free week of Camp Griffin at Green Fields this summer and free tickets to RoadHouse Cinemas. Start with the food truck roundup and student activity sharing from 5 to 6:30 p.m. then watch the 2014 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasyadventure comedy film.
The San Francisco Chronicle reported, “The vibrant animated feature ‘The Book of Life’ is a cheeky celebration of Mexican folklore with a solid cast, an irreverent sensibility and gorgeous visuals.” Entertainment Weekly wrote, “Overflowing with hyperactive charm and a spectacular sea of colors, the film showcases some of the most breathtaking animation we’ve seen this decade.” The story is about the journey of Manolo, a young man torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. He embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds. The film received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Animated Feature Film.
The student-to-student activity fair is open to the public at no charge.
Green Fields was founded in 1933 as a boarding school for boys on a onetime alfalfa farm.
The 22-acre campus in northwest Tucson evolved into an independent day school, went coed in 1966 and today offers a continuum of education for students from kindergarten through grade 12. It is the oldest independent school in Southern Arizona.
At Green Fields students have the space to explore their passions and their potential through academics, arts and athletics, as well as through unique enrichment programs at every grade level. The curriculum includes core classes in English, history, science, math, the fine arts, Spanish and French, plus technology and competitive sports.
Young students have the opportunity to interact with their older classmates, who serve as mentors and role models. The enrollment includes many siblings. For more information on Green Fields, call 297-2288 or visit www.greenfields.org