Program 2: Fables

Sunday, November 11, 2007, 3:00 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.

  • Abel's Island

    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.

Four short films by Michael Sporn

In the Film exhibition Michael Sporn

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