A smiling baby stands in a field
Screenings Kids

Family Flicks: Babies

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Join us for a special Mother’s Day screening of a documentary following the first year of life for four newborns around the world—in Mongolia, Japan, Namibia, and the United States. Babies is an intimate portrait of cultural differences paired with the universal themes of joy, struggle, and humor common to parents everywhere.

2010, dir: Thomas Balmès, DCP, color, 79 minutes. In English, Japanese, and Mongolian with English subtitles.

Recommend for ages 7+

The Family Flicks Film Series is copresented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive. Matinee screenings for families and film buffs, featuring new and classic films from around the world.  

Academic Programs at the Hammer Museum are supported by The Hearst Foundations and The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation. 
Hammer Kids is made possible through the generosity of the Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation, with additional funding from The Winnick Family Foundation. Hammer Kids also receives support from friends of the Hammer Museum's Kids' Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.), an annual family fundraiser.