Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Watch us on Youtube Join the Archive Mailing List Read our Blog

UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum present

Nim’s Island

A girl spreading her arms near a fire.
August 27, 2023 - 11:00 am

All Family Flicks screenings are free admission. Seating is first come, first served. The Billy Wilder Theater opens 15 minutes before each Family Flicks program.

Nim’s Island

U.S., 2008

Young Nim (Abigail Breslin) and her scientist dad, Jack (Gerard Butler), live on an island in a Swiss Family Robinson-like treehouse. When Jack gets caught in a nasty storm, Nim reaches out to her hero, adventure writer Alex Rover. Little does Nim know that Alex (Jodie Foster) is actually scared to leave her own house. In order to save Jack, both Alex and Nim must overcome their fears as they set out on a real adventure.

DCP, color, 96 min. Director: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin. Screenwriter: Joseph Kwong, Paula Mazur, Mark Levin, Jennifer Flackett. With: Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler.

Recommend for ages 7+

Part of: