Film Series : The Puppet Master: The Complete Jiří Trnka

Trnka Shorts Program II, 1949-53

Jiří Trnka, Czechoslovakia, 74 min.

Show Times

  • Sun, Jun 10th 2:15pm
  • Mon, Jun 11th 6:00pm

Hand-drawn, cut-paper, and stop-motion puppet animation techniques enliven this captivating family-friendly program with themes ranging from circuses to trains and folk tales. Includes: SONG OF THE PRAIRIE (1949, 20 min.); MERRY CIRCUS (1951, 12 min.); THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE (1951, directed by Břetislav Pojar, designed by Jiří Trnka, 18 min.); THE GOLDEN FISH (1951, 15 min.); HOW THE OLD MAN TRADED IT ALL AWAY (1953, 9 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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