Film Series : The Puppet Master: The Complete Jiří Trnka

Trnka Shorts Program III, 1954-60

Jiří Trnka, Czechoslovakia, 76 min.

Show Times

  • Sun, Jun 24th 2:00pm
  • Mon, Jun 25th 6:00pm

All ages will delight in this program that encompasses a sleeping puppet, a wintry tale, a plea for international brotherhood commissioned by UNESCO, and a story of the Christmas eve meeting of two trains. Includes: KUŤÁSEK AND KUTILKA (1954, 18 min.); THE TWO FROSTS (1954, 12 min.); CIRCUS HURVÍNEK (1955, 23 min.); WHY UNESCO? (1958, 10 min., 35mm); THE MIDNIGHT ADVENTURE (1960, directed by Břetislav Pojar, designed by Jiří Trnka, 13 min.). In Czech with English subtitles. DCP digital and 35mm. (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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