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ANIMATED ALCHEMY: AN EVENING OF DARK SURREAL ANIMATION FROM SMOKEHOUSE FILMS

Saturday, August 26 at 8 PM     

Doors 7:30 PM; $5 admission                                                        

Come out to the Echo Park Film Center and enter a strange, dream like world of guinea pigs, puppets, pinboards, and body parts – all projected on glorious 16mm film.  Curator, John Cannizzaro, has chosen the best of some unusual, wild, and magical treats to mix together in the alchemical laboratory of Surreal Cinema.  Films include Jan Svankmajer’s “RAKVICKARNA” (1966 – Also known as The Coffin Factory and The Lych House), Jiri Trnka’s “THE HAND” (1965), Jan Lenica’s “A” (1965), and Alexander Alexeieff and Claire Parker’s – “LE NEZ”  (1963 – The Nose).  Curator and refreshments will be present.

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