Program 2: Fables
Saturday, November 10, 2007, 3:30 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
Includes the following films:
Doctor De Soto
1984. USA. An Oscar-nominated adaptation of William Steig's classic story about a clever mouse-dentist who outwits a conniving fox. 10 min.
1988. USA. With the voice of Tim Curry. A sudden storm whisks Steig's Edwardian mouse, Abelard Hassam di Chirico Flint, away from his wife and home, depositing him on a primitive, deserted island. 26 min.
The Red Shoes
1990. USA. Narrated by Ossie Davis. Using a vibrant palette, Sporn transposes Hans Christian Andersen's touching tale to contemporary Harlem. 26 min.
The Hunting of the Snark
1989. USA. Lewis Carroll's wondrously nonsensical poem, narrated by James Earl Jones, is brought to life through a range of visual conceits and animation techniques. 19 min.