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‘Luca’ Makes a Splash as the Perfect Family Movie Night Pick for Memorial Day Weekend

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Memorial Day Weekend in the United States is often celebrated as a time marking the official return of warm-weather activities. These often include spending more time outdoors for a much-needed reprieve, getting back to backyard cookouts with friends and family, and the welcome reprisal of everyone’s favorite summer pastime—swimming. If you and your family have plans this Memorial Day Weekend, ...

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Disney’s ‘Zootopia’ Remains a Family-Film Favorite That Tackles Age-Old Sentiments About Overcoming Life’s Challenges, Beating the Odds, and Breaking Down Stereotypes

Zootopia

Can you believe it’s already been seven years since Walt Disney Animation Studios released its CGI anthropomorphic animal hit Zootopia? A true motion picture marvel in so many ways, Zootopia keeps with a forever-current theme focused on overcoming life’s challenges, beating the odds, and breaking down stereotypes. What’s more, it may very well be the most universally-relevant movie for all ...

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New World Discoveries, an Appreciation for Nature, and Forbidden Romance: Why Watching Disney’s ‘Pocahontas’ This Weekend Is the Ultimate Family-Friendly Way to Reignite Appreciation for Bucolic Beauty and Respect for Cultural Diversity

Pocahontas

There’s a lot going on this Earth Day Weekend. With springtime blooming into abundance across North America, many families are also feeling a renewed, invigorating desire to get back to nature and rediscover the unbridled wild wonders of the world. But with the season still being young, schools still being in session, and weather patterns still throwing out unpredictable curve ...

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Why Pixar’s Cultural Trusts Excel at Establishing Such Authentic Representations

Pixar Cultural Trust

Pixar Animation Studios, longtime co-partner and subsidiary to the Walt Disney Company, has an ongoing commitment to celebrating diversity and fostering respect and appreciation for all kinds of people. By successfully representing different cultures and ethnicities and honing in on those specific, personal characteristics and stories that speak to every person’s own unique yet relatable experiences, Pixar has made watching ...

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