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Saturday Morning Cartoon: Song of the Sea

September 12, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Continuing our family-friendly Saturday Morning Cartoons series, we encourage you to come in pajamas, grab some pancakes, and snuggle up on the Donaghy Theatre stage to enjoy the best feature films, TV shows and short films from some of the leading Irish animation companies.

Song of the Sea

Saturday, September 12
Doors Open at 11 am
Film Screening Begins at 11:30 am

From the creators of the Academy Award-nominated The Secret of Kells comes a breathtakingly gorgeous, hand-drawn masterpiece. Based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, the Oscar-nominated Song of the Sea tells the story of the last seal-child, Saoirse, and her brother Ben, who go on an epic journey to save the world of magic and discover the secrets of their past. Pursued by the owl witch Macha and a host of ancient and mythical creatures, Saoirse and Ben race against time to awaken Saoirse’s powers and keep the spirit world from disappearing forever. As enthralling for adults as it is for children young and old, Song of the Sea is a wonder of magical storytelling and visual splendor that is destined to become a classic.

2014 | 93 minutes | Tomm Moore, Ireland/Luxembourg/Belgium/France/Denmark

For all ages!


September 12, 2015
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Irish Arts Center
553 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019 United States