New exhibit to open inside Palais du Cinéma alongside updated Impressions de France and Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along

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The France pavilion's Palais du Cinéma will reopen Friday January 17 with an updated Impressions de France movie and an all new “Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along” directed and produced by Don Hahn, producer of the animated and live-action “Beauty and the Beast” films.

Along with the new sing-along and upgrade of Impressions de France to 4K projection is a new exhibit inside Palais du Cinéma. “Tales as Old as Time: French Storytelling on Stage and Screen” offers six distinct gallery cases featuring a collection of costumes, music, artwork and more, all dedicated to the adaptation of French literature in cinema, theater, ballet and opera. The exhibit reinforces how French literature has inspired artists from around the globe, including those who created timeless Disney classics such as “Sleeping Beauty,” “Cinderella” and, of course, “Beauty and the Beast.” Items on display from the Walt Disney Archives include a glass slipper from the live-action “Cinderella” film and Belle’s costume from the live-action “Beauty and the Beast.” Community arts organizations from Florida also contributed pieces to the exhibit.

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Article Posted: Jan 13, 2020 / 11:17am ET