Film Series : The Puppet Master: The Complete Jiří Trnka

Trnka Shorts Program IV, 1962-65

Jiří Trnka, Czechoslovakia, 84 min.

Show Times

  • Sun, Jul 1st 2:00pm
  • Mon, Jul 2nd 6:00pm

These late-career shorts reveal the animation master working with darker and more serious themes expressed with satire and surrealism. His final and most personal work THE HAND is an allegorical protest against state censorship. Includes: PASSION (1962, 9 min.); CYBERNETIC GRANDMA (1962, 28 min.); ARCHANGEL GABRIEL AND MISTRESS GOOSE (1964, 29 min.); THE HAND (1965, 18 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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