U.S., 1982, 114 min, Digital, Dir. Steven Spielberg, Rated PG, Universal Pictures
"A film that connects so beautifully to our sense of wonder and joy." —Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
The Saturday, May 8 screening will take place outdoors at Coral Gables Museum while the Sunday, May 9 screening will take place indoors at Coral Gables Art Cinema.
Ten year-old Elliot discovers a friendly extra-terrestrial left behind during a botanical expedition. With the help of his older brother and younger sister, Elliot tries to keep E.T. hidden from government agents looking to experiment on the poor visitor. Steven Spielberg’s timeless story of a lonely boy who befriends an extra-terrestrial and helps him find his way home is a multi-layered adventure in the classic mold and easily one of the director’s most memorable. From “E.T. phone home” to the magical bicycle ride against a full moon, experience the film that captivates audiences young and old alike year after year. This film is appropriate for ages 7+.
Family Day on Aragon is culturally rich, inexpensive family fun featuring beloved classics and new favorites for all to enjoy. Hosted on the second Saturday & Sunday of every month. Admission is pay what you can per ticket, with a suggested price of $5 per person. Each ticket includes a free small popcorn. Presented in partnership with Books & Books and Coral Gables Museum. Support for this program and pay what you can admission price are underwritten in part by a grant from the Coral Gables Community Foundation and sponsorship by Grove Bank & Trust.