3rd San Joaquin International Film Festival
Celtic Family Festival

Presented by The Haggin Museum

Saturday, February 13, 2010
1:30PM - 4:00PM

The Secret of Kells

Celtic Family Festival featured music, dance, hands-on activities, celebrating the Irish culture: Family event to celebrate the 3rd San Joaquin International Film Festiva's opening night film - "The Secret of Kells"

In conjunction with SJIFF3, The Haggin Museum hosted Celtic Family Festival on Saturday, February 13th, 1:30-4:00 p.m. as part of its 2nd Saturdays for Families series. (Museum is located within Victory Park at 1201 N. Pershing Ave., Stockton, 95203)

Celebrating SJIFF3's Opening Night film, the 2010 Academy Award-nominated animated feature film "The Secret of Kells" from Ireland: This Saturday afternoon event at the museum featured storytelling, games, dance, "manuscript" illumination and other hands-on art activities focusing on Celtic arts and culture.

Music was performed by members of the Black Irish Band.

Sophoan Sorn, creator of SJIFF, gave a special preview of the film festival and officially launched the Program Guide of SJIFF3.

For more information, contact Curator of Education Lisa Cooperman at (209) 940-6315 or education@hagginmuseum.org.

The Haggin Museum

The Haggin Museum, Stockton's "Cultural Gem" and the oldest museum in San Joaquin County, is located in Victory Park at 1201 N. Pershing Ave., and is open Wednesday-Sunday, 1:30-5 p.m. and 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 1:30-9 p.m. For disabled access, please call the museum ahead of time at (209) 940-6300 or 940-6317. Official site: www.hagginmuseum.org.

Family Films

The Secret of Kells They Came to Play

Feature Films appropriate for the whole family!
Dancing Across Borders
Walt & El Grupo
The Secret of Kells - Opening Night Film
They Came to Play

 

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