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(Císařův slavík, Jiří Trnka and Miloš Makovec, 1949)
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$3 per film; $15 any six tickets
$4 per film; $20 any six tickets
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Adapted from the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, The Emperor’s Nightingale tells the story of a Chinese emperor who becomes enchanted by a nightingale’s song, and then that of the bird’s mechanical replacement. Dialogue-free but bursting with imagery and imagination, it’s simply one of the most dazzling stop-motion animated films ever made! (72 mins., DCP)
“Czech master animator created magical worlds amid stifling communist censorship,” Chicago Reader
The Emperor’s Nightingale, image courtesy of the Czech National Film Archive.
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Greater Columbus Arts Council
Ohio Arts Council
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The Emperor’s Nightingale