Film Series : The Puppet Master: The Complete Jiří Trnka

Trnka Shorts Program I, 1945-49

Jiří Trnka, Czechoslovakia, 79 min.

Show Times

  • Sun, Jun 3rd 2:00pm
  • Mon, Jun 4th 6:00pm

Colorful folk tales, an anti-Nazi lampoon, a foray into abstraction, and a ghost story announce Trnka as a rival to Disney in this family-friendly program of early shorts. Includes: GRANDPA PLANTED A BEET (1945, 10 min.); THE ANIMALS AND THE BRIGANDS (1946, 8 min.); SPRINGMAN AND THE SS (1946, Jiří Brdečka and Jiří Trnka, 13 min.); THE GIFT (1946, Jiří Trnka and Jiří Krejčík, 15 min.); ROMANCE WITH DOUBLE BASS (1949, 13 min.); THE DEVIL'S MILL (1949, 20 min.). In Czech with English subtitles. DCP digital. (BS)

Photo courtesy of Czech National Film Archive.

Buy a ticket at our regular prices for the first Jiri Trnka program on any applicable Sunday this month, and get a ticket for the second Trnka program that day at the discounted rate with proof of your original purchase: General Admission $7; Students $5; Members $4. (This discount rate applies to the second feature only. Discount available in person at the box office only.)

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