From Book to Film

The beloved summer family film series returns for its sixth year!

Gateway Film Center has again partnered with Columbus Metropolitan Library to promote reading, family together time and appreciation of great movies with our celebrated summer series, From Book to Film.

From May 25 – August 14, the series will feature a movie inspired by a great book every day, all summer long. Daytime admission is free with a library card. (Our special 7 p.m. Monday happy hour screenings are regular ticket price.)

Bring the family to GFC this summer for movies that remind us that reading is an adventure.


Boxtrolls, The (2014)

adventure, animation, comedy, family | PG | 1hr 36min

Eggs (Isaac Hempstead-Wright), an orphan, lives with the Boxtrolls — a community of quirky, mischievous creatures ...

Opening at GFC:


  • July 23rd
  • July 24th
  • July 25th
  • July 26th
  • July 27th
A Little Princess (1995)

drama, family, fantasy | G | 1hr 37min

A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed ...

Opening at GFC:


Buy Tickets

  • July 28th
  • July 29th
  • July 30th
  • July 31st
  • August 1st
  • August 2nd
  • August 3rd
Iron Giant, The (1999) 4k Restoration

action, adventure, animation, family | PG | 1hr 30min

In this animated adaptation of Ted Hughes’ Cold War fable, a giant alien robot (Vin Diesel) crash-lands near the ...

Opening at GFC:


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  • August 4th
  • August 5th
  • August 6th
  • August 7th
  • August 8th
  • August 9th
  • August 10th
Matilda (1996)

comedy, family, fantasy | PG | 1hr 42min

Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and ...

Opening at GFC:


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  • August 11th
  • August 12th
  • August 13th
  • August 14th
  • August 15th
  • August 16th
  • August 17th