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:
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.
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.
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.
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.