Summer Film Series: The Lion King (1994)


Summer Film Series: The Lion King (1994)

The Lion King: Walt Disney Pictures/Photofest © Walt Disney Pictures
Thursday, August 2, 2018
8:30 PM EDT
Brown/Dod Quad

This year’s selection of outdoor film screenings is inspired by the transformation of literary sources in unexpected ways, as seen in the exhibition Frank Stella Unbound: Literature and PrintmakingInspired by Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this classic Disney animation transposes the story of the melancholy Danish prince to a tale of a royal lion cub tricked by a treacherous uncle. Starring Matthew Broderick and Jeremy Irons.

All films begin at sundown. In the event of rain, films will be shown at 8 p.m. in 101 McCormick Hall.

The Lion King (1994)
88 minutes, rated G, directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff