Animation Celebration

Two screenings: The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) and Prince and Princesses (2000).

When: Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, 2:30 p.m.

Where: S.B. Museum of Art, 1130 State St., Santa Barbara

Cost: $6 - $9

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Film Screening


The shadow play became a popular entertainment in Paris during the 18th and 19th centuries, especially at Le Chat Noir where artist Henri Riviere was the designer. Film makers were also inspired by this technique, as illustrated in the following films. Suitable for all ages

The Adventures of Prince Achmed
This 1926 film uses shadow play techniques to tell a charming tale taken from 1001 Arabian Nights. (Directed by Lotte Reineger, 65 min.)

Princes and Princesses
This 2000 film combines the stories of several popular fairy tales.
(Directed by Michel Ocelot, 70 min. with subtitles)

Mary Craig Auditorium
Free for SBMA Members/Free with Museum admission (Non-Members)

Phone: 805-963-4364

Event posted Oct. 17, 2011
Last updated Oct. 17, 2011


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