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Jiří Brdečka Animation Shorts


Forester’s Song; Let's Go Hunting in the Woods (1966), image courtesy of the Czech National Film Archive.
Gallina Vogelbirdae; The Grotesque Chicken (1963), image courtesy of the Czech National Film Archive.
Metamorfeus (1969), image courtesy of the Czech National Film Archive.
Reason and Emotion (1962), image courtesy of the Czech National Film Archive.

Jiří Brdečka Animation Shorts

Thu, Nov 2, 2017 7 PM

See nine of Brdečka’s beautifully animated shorts in this program that includes Gallina Vogelbirdae (1963), a work that won the Grand Prix at the Annecy International Animation Festival, bringing him great acclaim in the West. (program approx. 100 mins., DCP)

Program organized by Limonádový Joe s.r.o. in partnership with Czech Centres, produced by Comeback Company. Films courtesy of the Czech National Film Archive, Krátký Film Praha a.s., and Rembrandt Films.


Tonight’s program:

The Springer and the SS-Men (Pérák a SS, 1946, 14 mins.)

Reason and Emotion (Rozum a cit, 1962, 15 mins.)

The Frozen Logger (Zmrzlý dřevař, 1962, 5 mins.)

Gallina Vogelbirdae (Špatně namalovaná slepice, 1963, 14 mins.)

The Letter M (Slóvce M, 1964, 9 mins.)

Forrester’s Song (Do lesíčka na čekanou, 1966, 10 mins.)

Metamorpheus (Metamorfeus, 1969, 13 mins.)

There Was a Miller on a River (Jsouc na řece mlynář jeden, 1971 ,11 mins.)

Prince Copperslick (Třináctá komnata prince Měděnce, 1980, 9 mins.)

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