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Dive Into the Magic of Books at Gateway Film Center’s “From Book to Film 2024” Series

Ready to travel from the cozy corners of a library straight into the thrilling landscapes of the silver screen?

This summer, Gateway Film Center, in partnership with the Columbus Metropolitan Library, is bringing your favorite stories to life with the “From Book to Film 2024” series. And yes, itโ€™s as magical as it sounds!

Whatโ€™s the Buzz About?

Celebrating its 14th year, this series has become a staple for book and film lovers alike in Columbus, thanks to the generous support of Larry and Donna James. From roaring dinosaurs to magical chocolatiers, there’s a story for everyone to dive into.

Movie Lineup That Packs a Punch

Grab your library card and mark your calendars for these unmissable dates:

  • Jurassic Park (1993) – 4K Restoration – May 24, 25, 27 ๐Ÿฆ–
    Experience the awe and thrill as dinosaurs roam larger-than-life in a special Memorial Day screening.
  • Shrek (2001) – May 31 & June 1 ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐ŸŒพ
    Get ready to revisit the swamp with the worldโ€™s most beloved ogre.
  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971) – June 7 & 8 ๐Ÿซ
    Dive into a world of pure imagination with the timeless Willy Wonka.
  • The Bad Guys (2022) – June 14 & 15 ๐Ÿ•ถ๏ธ
    Join the most mischievous outlaws on their journey to become good.
  • Matilda (1996) – June 21 & 22 ๐Ÿ“š
    Explore the world of a little girl with extraordinary powers and a big heart.
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) – June 28 & 29 ๐Ÿ•ท๏ธ
    Swing into action with a groundbreaking animated adventure.
  • Where the Wild Things Are (2009) – July 5 & 6 ๐Ÿพ
    Sail away to where the wild things are in this enchanting adventure.
  • The Hunger Games (2012) – July 12 & 13 ๐Ÿน
    May the odds be ever in your favor in this dystopian thriller.
  • Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (2022) – July 19 & 20 ๐Ÿฑ
    Follow the legendary cat on a quest for his ninth life.
  • Paddington 2 (2018) – July 26 & 27 ๐Ÿป
    Join Paddington on a delightful adventure full of mishaps and marmalade.
  • The Iron Giant (1999) – August 2 & 3 ๐Ÿค–
    Discover a giant robot with a giant heart in this animated classic.
  • Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. (2023) – August 9 & 10 ๐Ÿ“–
    A touching story of growing up and finding yourself.
  • How to Train Your Dragon (2010) – August 16 & 17 ๐Ÿ‰
    Soar the skies with Toothless and Hiccup in this heartwarming tale of friendship and bravery.
  • Little Women (2019) – August 23 & 24 ๐Ÿ‘ญ
    Relive the cherished story of the March sisters as they navigate life’s challenges and joys.
  • The Neverending Story (1984) – August 30 & 31 ๐Ÿ“œ
    Embark on a fantastic journey through the world of Fantasia.
  • Why You Canโ€™t Miss This:

    Free Tickets! ๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ
    Yes, you read that right! Show your library card at the ticket center for up to four free admissions. Want more? Additional tickets are just $5.

    A Mix of Classics and New Hits ๐ŸŒŸ

    Whether youโ€™re a fan of classics or looking for something fresh, this series has it all. Relive the magic of old favorites or discover new ones with your family and friends.

    The Perfect Summer Plan

    Whether you’re a bookworm, a movie buff, or just looking for a cool plan to beat the summer heat, Gateway Film Centerโ€™s “From Book to Film 2024” is your go-to destination.

    ๐ŸŒŸ Donโ€™t forget: The magic starts on May 24th. Be there to catch it all from the first roar to the last credits rolling!

    Got your popcorn ready? Because these stories are about to get real! ๐Ÿฟ๐ŸŽฅ