An animated version of “The Wizard of Oz” made by kids will show Nov. 9 and Nov. 16 in Snohomish. Students from Riverside Elementary School in Snohomish and Eisenhower Middle School in Everett helped make the movie in honor of the 80th anniversary of the original film. (WonderMedia)

An animated version of “The Wizard of Oz” made by kids will show Nov. 9 and Nov. 16 in Snohomish. Students from Riverside Elementary School in Snohomish and Eisenhower Middle School in Everett helped make the movie in honor of the 80th anniversary of the original film. (WonderMedia)

Schedule of special film screenings in Snohomish County

The Wizard of Oz: Local elementary and middle school students collaborated with 24 schools in 10 U.S. states to create “The WonderGrove Wizard of Oz,” the first animated movie made by kids. The feature-length movie, made in honor of the 80th anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz,” will screen at 3 p.m. Nov. 9 and 5 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Snohomish High School Performing Arts Center, 1316 Fifth St, Snohomish. Riverview Elementary School in Snohomish and Eisenhower Middle School in Everett worked with Storymaker software to create the film. Riverview band students will perform three songs at this “red carpet” event. Tickets are $5. Buy tickets at the box office or reserve tickets online at

Sno-King Meaningful Movies: Blending historical interviews and hundreds of photographs, local historian David Jepsen’s film brings early 20th century labor struggles to life in “Labor Wars of the Northwest: The Struggle that Defined the Region.” Admission is free. The screening is at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 8109 224th St. SW. The historical events it describes are the famed 1919 Seattle General Strike, the Everett and Centralia massacres, and how solidarity and song paved the way for union recognition. Featuring members of the Seattle Labor Chorus. More at

Film Cabaret Series: The series continues Nov. 14 with “Funny Girl,” at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. The movie follows the early career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice, a role that earned Barbra Streisand the 1968 Academy Award for Best Actress. The cabaret is at 6:30 p.m.; film screens at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for the cabaret and film or $10 for the film only. Purchase tickets online at or through the box office by calling 425-275-9595.

Date Night: See the last in a series of Thursday night date films at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Showing is “Murderous Trance” at 7 p.m. Nov. 14. Tickets are $15 and include a glass of wine. More at

Edmonds Diversity Film Series: The third season continues with a double feature — “Lioness” and “Charlie & Sam” — on Nov. 16 at noon at the Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St., Edmonds. Free. “Lioness” is the untold story of the first group of women soldiers in U.S. history to be sent into direct ground combat, in violation of official policy. “Charlie & Sam” follows 97-year-old World War II naval aviator Charlie Edwards as he travels to meet his old squadron mate Sam Takis for a final farewell. Additional showings will be Jan. 18, Feb. 15, Mach 21 and April 18. More at

Evergreen Cinema Society: As part of the Critical Mass Film Series, films will be presented at 1 p.m. at Everett’s main library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Following each screening there will be discussions of the critically-acclaimed film led by a film history teacher. On Nov. 20 see “Arrival,” and on Dec. 18 “There Will Be Blood.” Call 425-257-8000 or go to

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