90-Second Newbery Film Festival at Symphony Space
212-864-5400 symphonyspace.org/education Ages: Young elementary, Tween $12-$15
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Kids who love videos as much as they love books will want to check out this event, hosted by the festival's hilarious co-creators James Kennedy (The Order of Odd-Fish) and Jon Scieszka (The Stinky Cheese Man) with special guest appearances by Kate DiCamillo, author of the Newbery award-winner "The Tale of Despereaux" and Rita Williams-Garcia, author of the Newbery honor book "One Crazy Summer."
The finalists from a national contest of kid-created videos based on award-winning books gets its NYC premier at Symphony Space. Get more details about the contest, and previews of the videos, at 90secondnewbery.com.
Venue Description: Located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Symphony Space offers a wide range of performing arts events ranging for literary and comedic talks to live opera and classical performances. They offer many popular series, including the Thalia Book & Film Clubs, Just Kidding, Selected Shorts, Uptown Showdown, and more.