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Jiří Trnka: Five Animated Shorts (1946–65)

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Spanning his 20-year career, this program focuses on Trnka’s early work, including the anti-Nazi satire Springman and the SS (1946), the dystopian space-age tale Cybernetic Grandma (1962), and Trnka’s masterpiece, The Hand (1965). Visit wexarts.org for a complete lineup closer to the screening. (100 mins., DCP)

"Czech master animator created magical worlds amid stifling communist censorship."
Jiri Trinka animation

The Hand, image courtesy Czech National Film Archive

Jiri Trinka animation

Cybernetic Grandma, image courtesy Czech National Film Archive

Jiri Trinka animation

Archangel Gabriel and Mistress Goose, image courtesy Czech National Film Archive

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Rohauer Collection Foundation

 

SUPPORT FOR THE FILM/VIDEO STUDIO PROGRAM

Institute of Museum and Library Services

National Endowment for the Arts

 

GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT FOR THE WEXNER CENTER

Greater Columbus Arts Council

Ohio Arts Council

The Columbus Foundation

Nationwide Foundation

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Jiří Trnka: Five Animated Shorts (1946–65)