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22 Apr 2010 00:00 - 00:00

The Light & Shadow Salon - Animation East & West

In this panorama of groundbreaking contemporary animation the Salon will consider the influence that Eastern European and Russian animation has had on the West, both technically and conceptually and investigate the relationship between animation and literature and the ancient tradition of animating matter, from the old Golem myths, to alchemy, puppetry, surrealism and animation. Featuring moving image work by Noro Držiak, Michal Žabka, Martin Earle, Václav Švankmajer and Agnieszka Woznicka. A debate featuring Michal Žabka.


Tickets on the door: £5


Five Brave Men from FAMU: A New Generation of Czech Animation

1 – 24 April 2010

The Horse Hospital, 30 Colonnade, London WC1N 1JD
Admission free
An exhibition of photographs, puppets, props, designs and story-boards presenting work by five Czech film directors, artists and animators: Michal Žabka, Václav Švankmajer, Noro Držiak, Jan Bubeníček and David Súkup. More...


Czech Animation Films at Ciné lumière

Wed 14, Sun 18, Tue 20 April, 20.30
Cine Lumiere, 17 Quensberry Place, London SW7 2DT

Box office: 020 7073 1350 / Tickets: £7, conc. £5

Celebrating the variety and dynamism of new images and multimedia creation, the season presents a selection of prize-winning works from the Royal College of Art, the French animation film festival Nemo and Michal Žabka, Václav Švankmajer, Noro Držiak, Jan Bubeníček and David Súkup, graduates from FAMU, Prague. Q&A with Noro Držiak on the 18th April and Michal Žabka on the 20th April. More...


The Animation Film Season is jointly presented by the Cine Lumiere, the Czech Centre London, RCA, the Horse Hospital and Light & Shadow Salon.



30 Kensington Palace Gardens
W8 4QY London
United Kingdom


22 Apr 2010 00:00 - 00:00


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