An Evening of Stop-Motion Puppet Films curated by Alan Louis, Director of Museum and Education Programs, Center for Puppetry Arts and co-sponsored by ASIFA-Atlanta (Association International du Film d’Animation – Atlanta, www.asifa-atlanta.com).
Come enjoy the end result of countless hours of painstaking puppet manipulation captured on film one frame at a time as we celebrate an evening of stop-motion puppet animation. The evening includes Adam Elliot’s Academy Award-winning Harvie Krumpet from Australia, Haunted Hogmanay from Ko-Lik Films of Scotland, as well as gems from Ray Harryhausen and Screen Novelties International, Barry Purves, Art Clokey and Corky Quakenbush.
Saturday, January 17, 2009
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring Street NW at 18th
Midtown-Atlanta, GA 30309
$7 ($5 Center Members)
The Center for Puppetry Arts’ Film Series is a showcase including rare and seldom seen films that explore storytelling with puppets, global puppetry traditions and biographies of puppeteers. These not-to-be-missed films provide insights into the scope and history of the art of puppetry.
The Center for Puppetry Arts’ programming is generally offered Tuesday through Saturday from 9am – 5pm and Sunday from 11am – 5pm, with extended hours during evening events. Located in Midtown Atlanta across the bridge from Atlantic Station, the Center is three blocks from the Arts Center MARTA Station and has limited free parking. For more information, call the ticket office at 404.873.3391 or visit www.puppet.org .
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