This screening is part of the Sensory Friendly Sundays series.
Live Action, Ask Hasselbalch, Denmark, 2013
After jumping in a bush to escape schoolyard bullies, 12-year old Pelle is bitten by a very special ant and transformed into an extraordinary superhero. Antboy, as he comes to be known, along with his new friend and sidekick, comic-loving Wilhelm, are a headline-grabbing duo! But even hero face many challenges and things change when super-villain "The Flea" begins to terrorize the town. Antboy, Wilhelm, and their friend Ida-- who won't take no for an answer-- must take on the villain, rescue the damsel in distress, save the town, and be home in time for dinner.
This film is rated PG for mild language, mild violence, and bullying.
Sensory Friendly Sundays is an inclusionary screening series thoughtfully designed to consider children with developmental and behavioral disabilities. Films are presented in a sensory friendly environment with the lights turned up, the sound turned down, and the customary social expectations relaxed. Gluten-free snacks are available.