Free Family Flicks: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

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By Ryan O’Grady

If you want an extra special film experience, come to the Central Library this Saturday, April 27 at 2pm, to watch E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. Whether you are revisiting this classic or seeing it for the first time with the kids, it's sure to be an out-of-this world experience. This showing is part of the Library’s Free Family Flicks series, the once-a-month film series for the whole family that screens in Wheeler Auditorium at the Central Library.

etphonehomeA being from outer space is accidentally stranded on Earth. In his search for refuge, E.T. wanders into a backyard where he is discovered by 10-year-old Elliott. Elliott assumes responsibility for E.T.'s safety while searching, in a race against time, for a way to reunite E.T. with his own kind in this heartwarming story of friendship and discovery.

Directed by Steven Spielberg, 1982, 115 minutes, rated PG, Universal Pictures. Featuring Dee Wallace, Henry Thomas, and Drew Barrymore.

See the movie trailer here:


We have more Free Family Flicks coming up at the Central Library:

  • Wreck-It Ralph, Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 2 p.m. in Wheeler Auditorium
  • Monsters, Inc., Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 2 p.m. in Wheeler Auditorium

Bring the whole family for some movie magic!

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