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Outdoor film — The Iron Giant

June 22 @ 8:45 pm - 10:45 pm

A boy meets a 50-foot metal creature on the coast of Maine in The Iron Giant. Press image courtesy of the Clark Art Institute.
The Iron Giant

The Clark will screen The Iron Giant (1999) free outdoors on the lawn, telling the story of a boy Hogarth who is fascinated by the extra-terrestrial.

In a small town in Maine in 1957 (in the time of the Cold War, in the year of the Sputnik launch), he is the only one to take seriously a fisherman’s frantic reports of the landing of a metal giant, and his search is rewarded by the sighting of a metal crunching, electricity-immune 50-footer in the forest. The fim is based on Ted Hughes’ children’s book, from director Brad Bird, who is now known also for later films like The Incredibles.

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Event Details

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Date:
June 22
Time:
8:45 pm - 10:45 pm
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Event Location

Clark Art Institute
225 South Street
Williamstown, MA
413 458 2303

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