“Kubo and the Two Strings” — Parkside Community Movie Nights

Movie poster with a young samurai hero and a watchful monkey companion

“Kubo and the Two Strings,” 2016.

Shofuso Japanese Cultural Center and Fairmount Park Conservancy present a free and family-friendly outdoor screening of the stop-motion animation fantasy film “Kubo and the Two Strings” (2016, Rated PG) on Friday, May 31, in West Fairmount Park.

Before the movie, join Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia for a special kamishibai storytime. Kamishibai is a traditional Japanese storytelling art dating back to the early 20th century that uses a small “stage” and colorfully illustrated pages to tell unique, traditional folk stories from all across Japan.

Friday, May 31, 2024
Pre-movie activity starts at 7:30 pm
Movie begins at 8:30pm
John Welsh Memorial Fountain
West Fairmount Park, Philadelphia / Google Maps >>

Admission to this program is FREE. Advance ticket reservations are requested. Reserve Tickets >>

Grab a blanket, meet up with friends and family, and join us for an evening under the stars with our Parkside community neighbors!

Parkside Community Movie Nights

This program is one of a series of Parkside community movie screenings organized by Fairmount Park Conservancy, each in collaboration with a different West Fairmount Park partner organization. Each date focuses on the mission and work of the presenting partner, with an interactive activity organized by the partner to take place before the movie.

Movies will be screened outdoors at the John Welsh Memorial Fountain, across the street from the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia. A local food truck will be on hand each night, serving up tasty fare.

For more information about Friday Flicks at the Fountain: Parkside Community Movie Nights, please visit the Fairmount Park Conservancy website.
 

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