Recommended for ages 9+*
When a cruel prank leads seven-year-old Joey to believe he’s killed his older brother, he runs away to Coney Island, taking refuge in pony rides, cotton candy, and carnival games as his remorseful brother tries to make things right. (1953, 35mm, b/w, Dirs: M. Engel, R. Orkin, R. Ashley, 75 min.)
*All ages are welcome. Feel free to take a break with infants and toddlers in the theater lobby where the films are simulcast on a large monitor.
Family Flicks Film Series
UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum have teamed up for a matinee screening series of new and classic family-friendly films from around the world.
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ALL HAMMER PROGRAMS ARE FREE
Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate on weekends. Cash only.
Food and drink may not be carried into the Billy Wilder Theater. Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.
Hammer Kids is made possible through the generosity of the Anthony & Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation.
Hammer Kids has also received funding from supporters and friends of the Hammer Museum’s Kids’ Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.), an annual family fundraiser. Additional support has been provided by Resnick Foundation, The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation, and the Art4Moore Fund of the Tides Foundation.