IU CINEMA: Masterly Tales: The Animated Short Films of Jiří Trnka

  • December 9, 2018
  • IU Cinema
  • 1213 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • 812-856-CINE
  • 1:00 PM to 2:24 PM
  • Free for children age 12 and younger, $4 all others

Silly circuses, classic fairy tales, and a Western parody come to life through magical stop-motion, puppet, and hand-drawn animation in these charming, family-friendly shorts which showcase Trnka’s mastery in handling animation media throughout his career. The touring retrospective The Puppet Master: The Complete Jiří Trnkais produced by Comeback Company, originated at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Curated by Irena Kovarova. Films provided by and stills courtesy of the Czech National Film Archive. Suggested for children age 10 and older.

IU CINEMA: Masterly Tales: The Animated Short Films of Jiří Trnka