20th March 2024

Wish Cinema Treat

The Arc Cinema in Beeston generously provided a full cinema screening, 155 seats, on Sunday 17th March to When You Wish Upon a Star families of Universal Pictures - Migration. The families were greeted by When You Wish Upon a Star mascot Wish Bear and a host of superheroes including Batman, Spiderman and more. It was a wonderful fun filled event with bountiful popcorn and drinks, goodie bags and tombola as well as a screening.

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Migration, an animated adventure comedy film distributed by Universal Pictures. Directed by Benjamin Renner, with co-direction by Guylo Homsy, and produced by Chris Meledandri, the screenplay, crafted by Mike White, unfolds a captivating story created by White and Renner. The stellar voice cast includes Kumail Nanjiani, Elizabeth Banks, Keegan-Michael Key, Awkwafina, and Danny DeVito.

Migration is a whimsical journey following a family of mallards, determined to persuade their overly protective father to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime vacation. Their ambitious migration takes them from New England, through the bustling streets of New York City, all the way to the vibrant landscapes of Jamaica.

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Anita Cleugh, CEO of the charity, expressed her joy, stating, 

"We are thrilled about the opportunity presented by The Arc Cinema Beeston for our Wish families. As a non-government funded charity, our ability to fulfil our mission hinges on the kindness of fundraising efforts and generous donations. We eagerly anticipate welcoming families from across the county and beyond to this wonderful event."  

We would like to extend our thanks to The Arc Cinema for their generous donation. If you would like to donate and help When You Wish Upon a Star continue our mission to bring joy to children facing life threatening and terminal illnesses donate here.

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