Fairytales and Fables is a free event at GOMA from 10 January to 30 March 2014.

Ranging in tone from light-hearted romps to more disturbing accounts, the program incorporates cinematic renditions and reinterpretations of classic tales, as well as original stories that combine elements of fairytale and fable with parody, experimental film and horror.

‘Fairytales and Fables’ offers an opportunity to view Spike Jonze’s 2009 Where The Wild Things Are on 15 January at 6pm and 19 March at 7.45pm.

Where The Wild Things Are (2009) is rated PG and runs for 101 minutes:

‘This contemporary fantasy film based on the classic children’s book by Maurice Sendak follows the misunderstood, young Max as he boards a mysterious boat to a land of enormous monsters. Befriended by these wild things and made their king. Max does his best to govern the unruly creatures and learns a few lessons about cooperation and friendship before he is restored to his own world.’

UCLA Film and Television Archive

See the full list of films playing at the Fairytales and Fables event in JanuaryFebruary and March.

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