‘Josep,’ ‘Prince Achmed’ and ‘Rabbi’s Cat’ Part of OVID’s March Animation Festival

Arthouse video-on-demand service OVID.tv is offering a special animation festival featuring ten acclaimed features from around the world in March. The celebration kicks off with the seminal 1926 feature The Adventures of Prince Achmed and continues with modern animated classics such as Aurel’s award-winning 2021 feature Josep (streaming premiere), Joann Sfar’s The Rabbi’s Cat, Marc James Roels and Emma De Swaef’s This Magnificent Cake!, Michel Ocelot’s Tales of the Night, Sebastian Laudenbach’s The Girl Without Hands and Ignacio Ferreras Wrinkles.

Monday, March 7

  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed – Directed by Lotte Reiniger; Milestone Films, Germany (1926)
  • Tales of the Night – Directed by Michel Ocelot; GKIDS, France (2011)

Tuesday, March 8

  • This Magnificent Cake! – Directed by Marc James Roels and Emma De Swaef; GKIDS, Belgium, France, Netherlands (2018)
  • The Rabbi’s Cat – OVID Exclusive – Directed by Joann Sfar and Antoine Delesvaux; GKIDS, France (2011)

Wednesday, March 9

  • Josep – OVID Exclusive, Streaming Premiere – Directed by Aurel; Distrib Films, France,(2020)
  • A Town Called Panic – Directed by Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Patar; Zeitgeist Films, Belgiu (2009)

Thursday, March 10

  • Adama – Directed by Simon Rouby; Distrib Films, France, (2020)
  • Aya of Yop City – OVID Exclusive – Directed by Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie; GKIDS,  France (2013)

Friday, March 11

  • Wrinkles – OVID Exclusive – Directed by Ignacio Ferreras; GKIDS, Spain (2011)
  • The Girl Without Hands – OVID Exclusive – Directed by Sébastian Laudenbach; GKIDS, France (2016)

The complete list of the films premiering on OVID this month:

A Town Called Panic, Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Patar (2009)
Adama, Simon Rouby (2020)
The Adventures of Price Achmed, Lotte Reiniger (1926)
Aya of Yop City, Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie (2013)
Becoming Traviata, Philippe Béziat (2012)
Chinese Portrait, Wang Xiaoshuai (2018)
El Mar La Mar, Joshua Bonnetta and J.P. Sniadecki (2017)
The Girl Without Hands, Sébastian Laudenbach (2016)
Into the Night, Helen Whitney (2021)
Jealousy, Philippe Garrel (2013)
Josep, Aurel (2020)
Kékszakállú, Gastón Solnicki (2016)
Kent State: The Day the War Came Home, Chris Triffo (2000)
Le Chant de Styrene, Alain Resnais (1958)
Les Enfants Terrible, Ahmet Necdet Çupur (2021)
Linefork, Jeff Silva and Vic Rawlings (2016)
Lourdes, Thierry Demaizière and Alban Teurlai (2021)
Maborosi, Hirokazu Koreeda (1995)
The Modern Jungle, Charles Fairbanks and Saul Kak (2016)
On the Way to School, Pascal Plisson (2013)
Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune, Kenneth Bowser (2010)
The Rabbi’s Cat, Joann Sfar and Antoine Delesvaux (2011)
Rocco and His Brothers, Luchino Visconti (1960)
The Salt of Tears, Philippe Garrel (2020)
Step Up To The Plate, Paul Lacoste (2012)
Suburban Birds, Qiu Sheng (2018)
Tales of the Night, Michel Ocelot (2011)
This Magnificent Cake! Marc James Roels and Emma De Swaef (2018)
The Wandering Soap Opera, Raúl Ruiz and Valeria Sarmiento (2017)
Winter Soldier, The Winterfilm Collective (1972)
Wrinkles, Ignacio Ferreras (2011)

OVID is available in the U.S. and Canada. New subscribers can sign-up for a free seven-day trial. Afterwards, subscriptions are just $6.99/month or $69.99 for an annual subscription.  For more info, visit OVID.tv.

 

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