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AMC Potomac Mills: Summer Sensory Friendly Films Announced!

May 30, 2012

The program provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment. The auditoriums dedicated to the program have their lights up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing!

The idea for the program began with a request from a parent with an autistic child for a special screening at AMC Columbia Mall 14 in Columbia, MD. More than 300 children and parents attended the first screening.

We are thrilled to now offer the program at many locations nationwide — please click here for a complete list of participating theatres. As a leading theatrical exhibition company, we are so proud to be making a difference in the estimated 1.5 million Americans living with an autism spectrum disorder by offering families a chance to see a movie together — often for the very first time.

June 16 – Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
June 30 – Brave
July 21 – Ice Age: Continental Drift
August 11 – Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

All shows are at 10:00 am local time.
Dates and films are subject to change.

Learn more here and here.

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