* Saturday, February 12, 2000. Ontario, Canada.
Cinematheque Ontario will present Lotte Reiniger's timeless silhouette
animation, THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED (DIE ABENTEUER DES PRINZEN
ACHMED). The story is adapted from the "Tales of the Arabian Nights." The
film, that took Reiniger two years to make, captures fantasy, romance,
adventure, and humor. The screening will begin at 2 pm. The Jackman Hall
Box Office opens 30 minutes prior to the first screening of the day. Ticket
prices are Members: CA$4.80; Non-Members: $8.00; Student Members/Seniors:
$4.25; Persons under 18 years of age (all-ages screenings only): $4.80. For
more information, consult Cinematheque Ontario's Winter 2000 Programme
Guide at (416) 968-FILM, or see the official website at
Read more about Lotte Reiniger in William Moritz's
World Magazine article.
Cartoon historian Leslie Cabarga
famous animators from beyond
the grave like Lotte Reiniger, Winsor McCay, Georges Méliès, Max Fleischer,
Walt Disney, Pat Sullivan, Otto Messmer and Tex Avery.