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AWN Presents: Zagreb School Of Animation Toons Screening In Hollywood!

On Wednesday, December 13, 2000 at 7:00 PM, the American Cinematheque and CAMEO are presenting a retrospective of animation from the Zagreb School. Directors Vatroslav Mimica and Zdenko Gaparovic will be on hand at the screening. The Zagreb School, which reached its peak in the 1960s, is considered one of the most modernist European animated film schools and produced some of the most important animated short films of its time. The screening will include: "Opening Night" by Nikola Kostelac; "The Fly" by Aleksandar Marks and Vladimir Jutria; "Small Chronicle" by Vatroslav Mimica; "Satiemania" by Zdenko Gaparovic; "Fisheye" by Joko Maruic; "The Cat" by Zlatko Bourek; Academy Award winner "The Ersatz" by Dusan Vukotic; and "Learning To Walk" by Borivij Dovnikovic. For more information contact the Egyptian Theatre at: 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, California 90028, U.S.A.; Tel.: (323) 466-FILM; or Web:

AWN readers are entitled to a discount! Instead of $7.00, our readers will qualify for the member price of only $5.00. But you must present a printout of this news item at the theater box office. Don't miss this mini Zagreb festival!

Read more about Zagreb Film and other European Animation Studios in the December 1999 issue of Animation World Magazine. In "Legendary Eastern European Animation Studios Struggle to Survive," Adam Snyder reports on the survival techniques of these studios shifting from a communist to capitalist market system.