Children age 3-12 and their families can embark on an enchanting adventure when Belmont World Film presents its 21st Family Festival, a four-day celebration of international culture from January 13-21, 2024 that guarantees an immersive and culturally rich experience for young audiences. The festival features films from around the world in English and multiple languages, including Chinese, Czech, French, Dutch, Norwegian—even sign language. Most films cannot be seen anywhere else in New England.


The festival kicks off Saturday, January 13, at Apple Cinemas in Cambridge, followed by screenings at West Newton Cinema on Sunday, January 14, the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge on Monday, January 15, in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Day, and the Regent Theatre in Arlington on Sunday, January 21.

Five shorts programs will also be available online from January 20-21.