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Zagreb School Of Animation Toons Screening In Hollywood!

* Wednesday, December 13, 2000. Hollywood, California, U.S.A.

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 Duan 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:

Of the mighty ASIFA sanctioned festivals, Zagreb is perhaps the hidden gem that has survived through some terribly tough times and blows. Borivoj "Bordo" Dovnikovic supplies us with a history and look at Zagreb today.

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