THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER TO HOST A SPECIAL SCREENING OF HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 IN 3D ON JUNE 14
DreamWorks Animation Artists in attendance for Q&A and special presentation following the screening
New York, NY (June 3, 2014) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center will host a special screening on Saturday, June 14 at 3PM of the thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy which returns to the fantastical world of the heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless five years later. The 3D action-adventure fantasy film will screen at the Walter Reade Theater (165 West 65th Street) and will also include a Q&A and special presentation by DreamWorks Animation Supervisors James Baxter and Sean Sexton. Special pricing for this family event includes $15 tickets for all. Tickets will be available for sale online (filmlinc.com) as well as in person at the Film Society’s box offices beginning Thursday, June 5 at noon.
How To Train Your Dragon 2 was written and directed by the Oscar-nominated Dean DeBlois (Lilo & Stitch), and features the voices of Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig, Djimon Hounsou, and Kit Harington. The film will open theatrically on June 13, 2014. Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox.
FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER
Founded in 1969 to celebrate American and international cinema, the Film Society of Lincoln Center works to recognize established and emerging filmmakers, support important new work, and to enhance the awareness, accessibility, and understanding of the moving image. The Film Society produces the renowned New York Film Festival, a curated selection of the year’s most significant new film work, and presents or collaborates on other annual New York City festivals including Dance on Camera, Film Comment Selects, Human Rights Watch Film Festival, LatinBeat, New Directors/New Films, NewFest, New York African Film Festival, New York Asian Film Festival, New York Jewish Film Festival, Open Roads: New Italian Cinema and Rendez-Vous with French Cinema. In addition to publishing the award-winning Film Comment magazine, The Film Society recognizes an artist's unique achievement in film with the prestigious Chaplin Award. The Film Society’s state-of-the-art Walter Reade Theater and the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, located at Lincoln Center, provide a home for year-round programs and the New York City film community.
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