Special needs-welcoming Zootopia showing
Sycamore Cinema — Saturday, Mar. 5 at 10:30 a.m.
Beginning next Saturday, Mar. 5, the spring portion of a film series specifically for children with autism and special needs will launch at Sycamore Cinema (1602 Sycamore St., Iowa City).
Part of a Marcus Theatres initiative called “Reel Movies for Real Needs,” the screenings of popular family-friendly new releases feature lower volume sound and brighter lighting.
A press release from Marcus Theatres called the screenings “opportunities for families to enjoy first-run films in low-stress, safe, welcoming and inclusive environments.”
The first screening, on Saturday, is Zootopia. Subsequent screenings will include Batman vs. Superman (Mar. 26), The Jungle Book (Apr. 16), Captain America: Civil War (May 7), Angry Birds (May 21) and Alice Through The Looking Glass (May 28).
All screenings are at 10:30 a.m. Tickets are regular matinee prices ($7.75 for adults; $6.75 for children aged 11 and under).