DCTV Presents Expands Programming to Familiy and Senior Matinees This Spring


By Rachel Baron | April 23rd, 2019

Those of you true blue DCTV Presents fans may have noticed something new. We’re thrilled to announce a new programming initiative very near and dear to our hearts to serve a much larger local audience. This Spring season, we’ll be hosting matinees for seniors and families.

Hosted at noon on the third Thursday of every month during a DCTV Presents season, our senior matinees will be dedicated to those 62+ (but open to all), with closed captioning, and an invigorating conversation following the screening. Hosted at noon on the second Saturday of every month during a DCTV Present season, our family matinees will be for parents and their wee ones to enjoy documentary film together. Who says kids can’t like docs?! This season, special guests from the National Audubon Society and the American Museum of Natural History will lead hands-on discussion/activities after the family matinee screenings of some treasured nature docs.

These noontime screenings will feature classic and contemporary documentaries alike, providing open doors for our neighbors to engage with the documentary form. Tickets are only $5 general admission and free for children 12 and under, plus complimentary popcorn from BjornQorn for all! Check out the matinee lineup below:

Second Saturday Matinees for Families

5/11, 12pm
Directed by Jacques Perrin / 2003 / 89 min
with parent filmmaker Jesse Epstein + Allison I. Villegas Roman from the National Audubon Society

6/8, 12pm
Directed by Claude Nuridsany and Marie Pérennou / 1996 / 80 min
with Christine Johnson from the American Museum of Natural History + NY Entomological Society

Third Thursday Matinees for Seniors

5/16, 12pm
Directed by Mark Cousins / 2018 / 115 min
with special guest TBA

6/20, 12pm
Directed by Su Friedrich / 2018 / 42 min
with Director Su Friedrich

Get your tickets at https://dctvpresentsspring2019.eventbrite.com, and check out our weekly Monday night screenings while you’re there!