Muppet Fest – BAMcinématek series Puppets on Film

The Muppets are making a comeback with the November 23, 2011 release of  the Disney ‘s “The Muppets” movie but you can introduce your kids to Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog and the rest of the Muppet gang of our youth. The BAMcinematek is running a series devoted to Puppets on Film. The Muppet Movie from 1976 and Muppet Treasure Island will be featured as part of the series.  My favorite Muppet is Miss Piggy for all her sass and outrageous comments. Who is your favorite Muppet?

The Muppet Movie (1979)
Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 2pm
Introduction by Cheryl Henson
Synopsis: After a fateful meeting with a major talent agent, Kermit heads for Hollywood dreaming of showbiz. Fozzie Bear, the Great Gonzo, Miss Piggy, and some fabulous famous friends join him as merry Muppet hijinks ensue. See how their meteoric rise to fame and fortune began: with a rainbow, a song…and a frog.Running time: 95 minutes.   Ages 4+ Click here to purchase tickets for The Muppet Movie.
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Sun, Nov, 20, 2011 at 12pm<
Introduction by Muppet stunt supervisor Fred Buchholz
Synopsis: Yo-ho-ho! The Muppet ensemble embarks on their grandest adventure yet, encountering pirates, buried treasure, and an angry warthog called “Spa-am,” in this rollicking version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale. Starring Tim Curry as Long John Silver, this music-filled, high-seas swashbuckler is one the entire family will enjoy.  Running time: 85 minutes. Ages 5+ Click here to buy tickets for Muppet Treasure Island.

BAM Rose Cinemas
30 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Adult General Admission: $12
Children (13 & under): $9
BAM Cinema Club Members: $7
Movie Moguls: Free
Seniors: $9
Students: $9 (25 and under with a valid ID, Mon—Thu)

 

Visit  BAMcinématek series Puppets on Film to check out the entire series as there are Puppet films that range from kid – friendly  more adult fare.

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