The Secret of NIMH (1982)

All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.

A certain breed of  animated film offers the best of the  horror film genre – increasingly creepy story lines and sinister atmospherics –  without the violence and gross-out images that now dominate live-action  productions.
Animated Horrors Film Series
Monday, October 18, 2010
8:30pm @ Central Library

The Secret of NIMH (1982) on October 18. A timid field mouse must summon the courage to defy man, beast, and nature in her search to cure her ailing son. Based on Robert C. O’Brien’s award-winning children’s book. Rated PG. (82 min.)

A certain breed of animated film offers the best of the horror film genre – increasingly creepy story lines and sinister atmospherics – without the violence and gross-out images that now dominate live-action productions.

Other films in the series include:

The Dark Crystal (1982) on October 25. Created by Muppet masters Jim Henson and Frank Oz and featuring designs by fantasy artist Brian Froud, THE DARK CRYSTAL is the age-old tale of good vs. evil in a magical, mystical land peopled with the most marvelous creatures. To spin this tale of myth, mystery, and adventure, astounding special effects combining electronics, puppetry, make-up, hydraulics, and craft are used to create a fantastic world. Rated PG. (94 min.)