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Need for an idea for family night out? Look no further than our wonderful roster of family friendly films!

Going to the cinema has always been an experience that families enjoy together. Film creates and bonds family, and is a rain or shine activity for children and adults to this day.

Sure to be a hit with viewers of all ages, our program contains many genres of family friendly films. From animation to classic comedy, there is something for everyone!

Let's start with a new IFTA nominee:

1. Young Plato

Diving into the struggles of generational conflict, the IFTA nominated Young Plato sends a strong message of hope and change.

Summary: In Belfast's Ardoyne area, where a working-class community has been plagued by poverty and violence, a teacher dares to dream big. Maverick headmaster and Elvis fanatic Kevin McArevey and his team are determined to turn around the fortunes of the students in their community. Armed with the wisdoms of ancient Greek philosophers, the boys are encouraged to think about and challenge the conflict and social problems that have hindered them for decades.

When: Sat. February 26th, 2:00 PM Cineworld

          Sat. February 26th, 5:00 PM - Tue. March 1st, 5:00 PM Online

Tickets: Book in-person tickets here and Online screening here

2. Where Is Anne Frank

An animated exploration of Anne Frank's legacy. Mixed into the modern world, we are given a glimpse into Anne's story like never before.

Summary: Acclaimed filmmaker Ari Folman (Waltz with Bashir) brings a fresh new perspective to the story of Anne Frank. Told in animation, it unfolds through Kitty, the imaginary friend Anne addressed her diary entries to. As Kitty goes across Europe in search of her friend, Folman's film cleverly draws modern-day parallels about acceptance and tolerance - and brings home how if we do not learn from the past, we are doomed to repeat it.

When: Sat. March 5th, 10:30 AM Light House

Tickets: Book in-person tickets here

3. Hit The Road

The classic chaotic family road trip we know and love, brought to the big screen with a great dash of humor.

Summary: An Iranian family goes on a remarkable road trip to better their lives in Panah Panahi's critically acclaimed first feature. The loving young family are on a journey but to where, and why? A deft sleight of hand is maintained throughout this story, where the characters bring the audience along for the ride. It's a road movie that breathes fresh life into the genre, and has won several awards including best film at London Film Festival.

When: Sat. March 5th, 3:30 PM Light House

          Sat. March 5th, 6:00 PM - Tues. March 8th, 6:00 PM Online

Tickets: Book in-person tickets here and Online screening here

4. Julia

A hearty documentary featuring the life of famed chef Julia Child, sure to have you hungry for more.

Summary: She was the colorful culinary superstar who revolutionized how millions of us cook and eat. Julia Cohen and Betsy West's insightful and mouth-watering documentary shows how Julia Child changed the way people thought about food, television and even women after finding fame in her 50s. The documentary mixes the best ingredients - new archival footage, depth of detail and interviews with those who knew her best - to serve up a cinematic delight.

When: Sat. February 26th, 4:00 PM Cineworld

Tickets: Book in-person tickets here

Check out all of our family friendly films here!