Bring Big Screen Magic Home with Movies For Families

Bring Big Screen Magic Home with Movies For Families

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Raise your hand if your family loves documentaries and educational films as much as mine does! All 5 of us adore them. I am beyond excited to share with you a brand new online streaming platform geared toward families like ours that LOVE big beautiful educational films. Movies for Families takes the magic of IMAX and brings it into the comfort of your own home! As a homeschool Mama I am always looking for ways to bring our homeschool lessons to life. Adding Movies For Families is such an easy way to do that. Whether you are learning about the ocean, Greece, or Vincent Van Gogh, Movies for Families has you covered! Let’s check it out!

The Minds Behind Movies For Families

Have you ever had the opportunity to visit a museum and watch an amazing documentary or educational movie on the big screen? Isn’t it amazing? I am such a visual learner, so for me, these types of movies bring learning to life. I was beyond thrilled when MacGillivray Freeman reached out to see if I would be interested in collaborating with them to share their new streaming service with you! So, before we chat all about Movies for Families, I wanted to give you a little bit of background information on MacGillivray Freeman! Huge thank you to them for providing my family with a membership to Movies for Families so that we could check it out!

MacGillivray Freeman is the World’s leading giant-screen producer and distributor. In fact, you have probably even seen one of their films on the big screen!! They have produced over 45 films and have been nominated for 2 Academy Awards. They began in the 60’s with the creation of surfing documentaries. But it was in 1976 when they created their first IMAX film that they fell in love with giant-screen film making. To Fly! was created for the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum and can still be seen there today! They are storytellers who are dedicated to inspiring the world with their films. They have now made it possible for families and educators around the world to have access to their award-winning films and educational content at home!

What is Movies For Families All About?

Whether your family is looking for an adventure through the National Parks, a journey to the top of Mt.Everest, or a travel back in time to Ancient Greece, Movies for Families will have something for you! Combining incredible storytelling with stunning cinematography, these are movies that the entire family is going to love. Movies for Families offers films in the areas of STEM, Arts, History, Geography, Science…definitely something for the whole family. The films also feature some impressive narrators such as Robert Redford and Nia Vardalos!

As a homeschool mama I am always looking for ways to jazz up our lessons. I am absolutely thrilled by what Movies for Families has to offer. Not only are the films absolutely incredible, but they have a special area just for educators. They have curated a list of films and coupled them with amazing educator guides and lesson plans!! You are truly able to take a deep dive into what you are learning about!

So I wanted to give you guys a sneak peek into what you can expect from Movies for Families…so here is a little trailer that they have created. Isn’t it gorgeous?

Video provided courtesy of MacGillivray Freeman

So How Does it Work?

As I mentioned above, Movies for Families is a brand new online streaming platform. That means that you can access your membership anywhere! Stream straight onto your phone, TV, computer, or tablet…it is so easy.

An Annual Membership is $39.99 per year or you can sign up on a monthly plan for $3.99 per month. It is so affordable! They will be continuing to add more incredible shows and films as time goes on as well.

They generously offered me a code to give you guys a chance to try out Movies for Families!!! You can save 30% off of a 1 Year Membership!!!

Use Code: BEACH30 (case sensitive so be sure to use all caps!)

Offer is valid from now until January 31, 2022.

This would make such an amazing gift this holiday season! You could create an amazing gift basket with some popcorn, special popcorn buckets, snacks, and even some books related to the topics! (I had to work books in there somewhere)

Thank You and For More Info

I would like to extend a huge thank you to MacGillivray Freeman for providing my family with a membership to Movies for Families in exchange for our honest review. As always, I will only share something here that I absolutely love…and we absolutely LOVE Movies for Families. The quality of the films, the variety, the educator guides…all of it makes this such an amazing resource for families!

For more information on Movies for Families you can click here!

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