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Starry Night Cinema: “The BFG”

October 11, 2017, 10:47 AM HST · Updated October 9, 10:47 AM
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Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s free Starry Night Cinema will feature “The BFG” on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, beginning at 6:30 p.m., outdoors, at the A&B Amphitheater. Gates will open at 5 p.m.

A special outdoor screening of “The BFG,” will take place on Oct. 13, 2017 at the MACC. Photo Courtesy

“The BFG,” directed by Steven Spielberg, is a 2016 American fantasy adventure film based on the 1982 novel by Roald Dahl. In the film, ten-year-old orphan, Sophie, befriends a benevolent big friendly giant and is in for the adventure of a lifetime. Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie’s presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater, and other giants as they travel to Giant Country. Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Victoria to help them stop all the bad giants invading the human world once and for all.

Bring a low-back beach chair and/or a blanket and spread out on the lawn.

Arrive early and enjoy preshow entertainment with Anthony Pfluke, participate in an art activity for the kids, purchase food and drinks from local food trucks, and enter in a prize giveaway.

In the event of rain, the movie will be shown in the Castle Theater; seating is first come/first served.

There are no coolers or outside food/beverages allowed.

The movie is rated PG and runs for 1 hour and 57 mins.

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Nikki Schenfeld
Nikki joined the Maui Now team in 2016 as a writer/reporter. Originally from Chicago, she has had internships with CBS2 Chicago and Comcast SportsNet Chicago where she had the opportunity to interview some of Chicago's best athletes. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism. She moved to Maui in 2013.
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