Every Friday Night in July! Gather in the amphitheater near Wangechi Mutu’s sculpture Water Woman to watch a selection of films about powerful women and girls living near and under the water. Pack a picnic to enjoy with friends and explore the park at sunset.
Thank you to our community partner, the Mermaid Society of Texas, and to our sponsors Austin Monthly and Richard’s Rainwater and Spiked Seltzer, who will be giving away refreshments. Cold Ones Pops also available for purchase!
Based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, Song of the Sea tells the story of the last seal-child, Saoirse, and her brother Ben, who go on an epic journey to save the world of magic and discover the secrets of their past. Pursued by mythical creatures, they race against time to awaken Saoirse’s powers and keep the spirit world from disappearing forever.
Enthralling for all ages, this breathtaking animated film from the Academy Award–nominated director of The Secret of Kells is a wonder of storytelling and a hand-drawn masterpiece. Music is by composer Bruno Coulais and Irish band Kíla, both of whom previously collaborated on The Secret of Kells.
Directed by Tomm Moore, 2014, 93 min., PG. Free for kids 12 and younger.