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Academy, Metrograph Present Experimental Animation in NYC

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Academy, Metrograph Present Experimental Animation in NYC

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science and New York City’s Metrograph Theater will be presenting ”Restored Animation Rarities,” a mesmerizing program of experimental animation shorts next Wednesday, November 8 starting at 7 p.m. — many presented in 35mm film!

Restored Animation Rarities: The Academy’s year-long residency at Metrograph continues in November with a night of experimental animation shorts from the ‘60s to the ‘80s, in 16mm, 35mm, and newly restored DCP. Filmmakers Frank Mouris and Nick Doob will be in person. The screening will be hosted by Brian Meacham of the Yale Film Study Center.

(35mm films courtesy of the Academy Film Archive; 16mm films courtesy of the Yale Film Study Center.)

Pianissimo — Dir. Carmen D’Avino. 1963 / 6 mins. / 35mm

Plastic Saints — Dir. Nick Doob. 1968 / 6 mins. / 16mm

You’re Not Real Pretty but You’re Mine… — Dir. Frank Mouris. 1968 / 5 mins. / 16mm

Frank Film — Dir. Frank Mouris. 1973 / 9 mins. / DCP

Pencil Booklings — Dir. Kathy Rose. 1978 / 14 mins. / 35mm

Moon Breath Beat — Dir. Lisze Bechtold. 1980 / 5 mins. / 35mm

Furies — Dir. Sara Petty. 1977 / 3 mins. / 35mm

Odalisque — Dir. Maureen Selwood. 1980 / 12 mins. / 35mm

Ace of Light — Dir. Sky David. 1984 / 8 mins. / 35mm

Asparagus — Dir. Suzan Pitt. 1979 / 19 mins. / 35mm

The Metrograph is located at No. 7 Ludlow Street. Order tickets for this screening and see more of the theater’s programming at metrograph.com.

Plastic Saints

Plastic Saints

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You’re Not Real Pretty but You’re Mine…

You’re Not Real Pretty but You’re Mine…

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