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Jiří Brdečka Animation Shorts

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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.)

Film still of an animated person dressed in ancient Greek-Roman clothing in a lightning storm.

Metamorfeus (1969), image courtesy of the Czech National Film Archive.

Film still of an animated group of young students being led by their teacher.

Gallina Vogelbirdae; The Grotesque Chicken (1963), image courtesy of the Czech National Film Archive.

SEASON SUPPORT FOR FILM/VIDEO
Rohauer Collection Foundation

SUPPORT FOR THE FILM/VIDEO STUDIO PROGRAM
Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
National Endowment for the Arts


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Greater Columbus Arts Council
Ohio Arts Council
Columbus Foundation
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Jiří Brdečka Animation Shorts