National Adoption Awareness Month: Free Screening of ‘Martian Child’ Offered at McSwain

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

“Martian Child,” starring John Cusack, will be screened at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 16 at the McSwain Theatre.

Presented by the Chickasaw Nation, the free screening is offered in conjunction with Adoption Awareness Month.

Tribal foster care and adoption staff will be in attendance with information about their programs.

Free popcorn and drink will be available for the first 100 attendees.

Doors open at 6 p.m.

The 2007 movie stars Cusack as David Gordon a science-fiction writer who adopts a 10-year-old boy who believes himself to be from Mars.

Gordon and his wife were pursuing adoption until her death. He decides to resume his pursuit of adoption and is matched with Dennis a boy who lives at a group home.

As Gordon teaches Dennis how to be an "Earthling," father and son earn each other's trust and eventually find someone who will love them unequivocally.

The McSwain Theatre is located at 130 W. Main in Ada.

For more information, contact Kendra Lowden at (580) 272-5550 or