The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

NEA Big Read Programming: Fantasy Film


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Join us on Saturday, March 4 from 2-4 pm in the Matthews Theater for a special screening of the classic film, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad.

The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad is the 1958 adventure story of Sinbad and his dangerous journey to break the spell cast over his beloved princess. Featuring the stop-motion artistry of Ray Harryhausen, fans of the film will recall thrilling scenes such as the Cyclops…

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On the way to their wedding, Sinbad and his fiancé Princess Parisa, come across the island of Colossa with their crew. While on Colossa, they encounter a magician who owns a magic lamp, but he loses it while escaping a Cyclops.

The magician is desperate to get it back, and when Sinbad refuses to help, the magician concocts a potion to shrink Princess Parisa to the size of a mouse.

With the only known antidote being on Colossa, Sinbad has no choice but to go back in order to save his fiancé.


About the NEA Big Read

The National Endowment for the Arts Big Read, a partnership with Arts Midwest, broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Since 2006, the National Endowment for the Arts has funded more than 1,700 NEA Big Read programs, providing more than $24 million to organizations nationwide. In addition, NEA Big Read activities have reached every Congressional district in the country. Over the past 16 years, grantees have leveraged more than $56 million in local funding to support their NEA Big Read programs. More than 5.9 million Americans have attended an NEA Big Read event, over 97,000 volunteers have participated at the local level, and over 40,000 community organizations have partnered to make NEA Big Read activities possible.

Visit for more information about the NEA Big Read. Organizations interested in applying for an NEA Big Read grant in the future should visit Arts Midwest’s website for more information.


NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
El proyecto NEA Big Read es una iniciativa del National Endowment for the Arts (el Fondo Nacional para las Artes de Estados Unidos) en cooperación con Arts Midwest



Date and Time:


Saturday, March 4, 2023


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm





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