The Gruffalo’s Child and Stick Man

 (The Gruffalo's Child, 2011 - directed by Johannes Weiland and Uwe Heidschötter)

(Stick Man, 2015 - directed by Jeroen Jaspaert, co-directed by Daniel Snaddon)

Embrace winter with Magic Light Pictures, an Academy Award-winning production company, on the big screen. Transforming the beloved picture books written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, these two charmingly animated shorts will delight the whole family. Follow a young Gruffalo as she wanders a snowy forest in search of the Big Bad Mouse of her father’s stories and Stick Man on his epic journey to make it home in time for Christmas. (54min) 

Admission is free and registration is required.



The DIA is striving to be a gathering place for everyone. In that effort, we will be presenting our family performances with ASL interpretation, and family films with open captioning when available, to better include our community members who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.


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The Detroit Film Theatre is generously supported by Buddy's Pizza and your tri-county millage investment in the DIA.