‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ to be presented Friday, Saturday

Submitted Photo “Kubo and the Two Strings” was nominated for an Academy Award.

JAMESETOWN — The Oscar-nominated animated family film “Kubo and the Two Strings” will be shown Friday and Saturday at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts.

In “Kubo and the Two Strings,” young Kubo’s (Art Parkinson from Game of Thrones) peaceful existence comes crashing down when he accidentally summons a vengeful spirit from the past. Now on the run, Kubo joins forces with Monkey (Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Matthew McConaughey) to unlock a secret legacy. Armed with a magical instrument, Kubo must battle the Moon King (Ralph Fiennes) and other gods and monsters to save his family and solve the mystery of his fallen father, the greatest samurai warrior the world has ever known.

The movie shows Friday at 7 p.m. and again as a sensory friendly matinee Saturday, April 22 at 2 p.m. “Kubo and The Two Strings” is Rated PG and is 102 minutes long. It was nominated for Best Animated Feature in this year’s Academy Awards.

During sensory friendly screenings, the sound will be lower and lights kept up higher to help patrons with sensitivity issues. Also, patrons may move around in the seats and talk during the screening without stigma. Sensory Friendly Matinees are sponsored by Kiwanis of Jamestown and The Resource Center.

Coming up in the Movies @ The Reg series are a family-friendly Best Documentary Feature nominated film, “The Eagle Huntress” April 29 at 2 p.m, Ewan McGregor in the sequel “T2: Trainspotting” May 3 at 7 p.m., “The Lego Batman Movie” May 10 at 7 p.m. and Disney’s live-action “Beauty and the Beast” June 9 at 7 p.m. and again as a sensory friendly showing June 10 at 2 p.m.

Admission for Movies @ The Reg is $5. For more information visit reglenna.com or call (716)484-7070. The Reg Lenna Center for The Arts is located at 116 E. 3rd St. in Jamestown, NY. The box office is open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and one hour prior to showtimes.