The Prophet

September 3, 2015 all-day
The Prophet

September 4 to 16

Show Times

Fri (9/4) 5:45PM
Sat (9/5) 4:00PM, 8:45PM
Sun (9/6) 2:30PM
Wed (9/9) 6:00PM
Thu (9/10) 8:45PM
Fri (9/11) 8:30PM
Sat (9/12) 6:00PM
Sun (9/13) 4:30PM
Tue (9/15) 8:00PM
Wed (9/16) 6:00PM

“A work of essential spiritual enlightenment, elegantly interpreted by nine of the world’s leading independent animators, all tied up and wrapped in a family-friendly bow by ‘The Lion King’ director Roger Allers.” – Roger Debruge, Variety

The Prophet, by celebrated Lebanese author Kahlil Gibran, is among the most popular volumes of poetry ever written, selling over 100 million copies in forty languages since its publication in 1923. Gibran’s timeless verses have been given enchanting new form in this painterly cinematic adventure about freedom and the power of human expression.

This breathtaking animated feature, produced and spearheaded by Salma Hayek, was an official selection at Cannes and made its North American premiere at Toronto International Film Festival. Written and directed by Roger Allers (The Lion King), the film intersperses Gibran’s elegant poetry within stunning animated sequences by filmmakers Tomm Moore (The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea), Nina Paley (Sita Sings the Blues), Bill Plympton (Guide Dog), and a host of award-winning animators from around the world. Set in a Mediterranean sea-side village, Kamila (Salma Hayek) cleans house for exiled artist and poet Mustafa (Liam Neeson), but the more difficult job is keeping her free-spirited young daughter, Almitra, (Quvenzhané Wallis) out of trouble. The three embark on a journey meant to end with Mustafa’s return home – but first they must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in his words will incite rebellion. Featuring music from Damien Rice, Glen Hansard and Yo-Yo Ma. © GKids

PG | 1 hr. 25 min. | English

Directed by: Roger Allers
Featuring: Salma Hayek, Liam Neeson, Quvenzhané Wallis

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