Families looking for a fun, free entertainment in Cedar Rapids, Iowa can take in a free movie at the Wehrenberg Theatre Galaxy 16 Cinema. The movies will be shown at 10:00 am on Wednesdays and Thursdays from June 3, 2009 through August 6, 2009.
The 2009 Family Summer Series features ten great family films at no cost. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis so plan to arrive a few minutes early to grab a seat for your entire family.
The theater located on the North-East side of Cedar Rapids just off Collins Road on Council Street.
The free 2009 Family Summer Series schedule is as follows:
Open Season 2 (Wednesday, June 3rd – Thursday, June 4th)
This family film features the original Open Season cast along with some new friends. The characters work togeter to help liberate a helpless dog who was dog napped by a group of spoiled pets.
Kung Fu Panda (Wednesday, June 10th – Thursday, June 11th)
This lighthearted family film features Po the panda who discovers his destiny to become a kung fu hero. An Oscar nominated film for Best Animated Feature featuring the voices of Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, David Cross, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu and Jackie Chan.
The Tale of Despereaux (Wednesday, June 17th – Thursday, June 18th)
The voice of Matthew Broderick brings the main character, Despereaux to life. Despereaux stands out from other mice as he makes friends with both rats and humans. Dustin Hoffman, Emma Watson, Sigourney Weaver, William Macy and Kevin Kline also lend their voices to this wonderful family film.
Madagascar Escape 2 Africa (Wednesday, June 24th – Thursday, June 25th)
Stranded in the African wild, Alex the lion and friends discover they have little in common with the locals. This is a hysterical family film that adults and children will love.
Stuart Little 3 (Wednesday, July 1st – Thursday, July 2nd)
This animated adventure features Stuart and the Littles vacationing by the lake. The adventure continues when Snowbell is captured and Stuart and friends must rescue him.
Marley and Me (Wednesday, July 8th – Thursday, July 9th)
A heartwarming family film based on the best-selling memoir on the ups and downs of family life with a dog.
Space Chimps (Wednesday, July 15th – Thursday, July 16th)
An action-packed animated feature showcasing a chimp astronaut on an intergalactic adventure, Space Chimps will keep the family entertained.
Hotel For Dogs (Wednesday, July 22nd – Thursday, July 23rd)
A pair of foster children and their friends set up a haven for orphaned dogs. This is a fun light-hearted film that young and old dog lovers will appreciate.
Bee Movie (Wednesday, July 29th – Thursday, July 30th)
Jerry Seinfeld stars as a bee in this animated comedy. Other vocal talent in the movie include Renee Zellweger, John Goodman, Matthew Broderick and Chris Rock.
Coraline (Wednesday, August 5th – Thursday, August 6th)
Dakota Fanning provides the voice of Coraline in this animated film based on a best-seller by Neil Gaiman.
Families in Cedar Rapids, Iowa can escape the summer heat and enjoy a free family film thanks to the 2009 Family Film Series at Weherenberg Theatres Galaxy 16 Cinema. Weherenberg Theatres also features the 2009 Family Film Series at other locations found throughout the United States. For additional information visit their web site www.wehrenberg.com.