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The Iron Giant (U) + Show & Tell with Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Family Film Weekender 2019

the iron giant crouching over a young boy

A morning full of amazing robots and awe-inspiring sci-fi.

We’re delighted to welcome award-winning children’s author and screenwriter, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, to discuss the inspiration behind his latest book, Runaway Robot, and introduce a screening of the stunning animation, The Iron Giant.

When young Hogarth sneaks out one night, he discovers a huge iron robot that has descended from the stars and the two form an unlikely friendship.

US 1999 Dir Brad Bird 87min

Age recommendation 5+

Adults can only come if they’re bringing a child, and children can only come along if accompanied by an adult. If you’re over 18, we’re afraid being a ‘big kid’ doesn’t count.

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Barbican Cinema 2