The grandfather, whose house is guarded by seven flames, sends his three grandsons fishing. An evil witch casts a spell on two older grandsons and turns them into pigs. The youngest grandson calls the flames for help…
Irene’s mother is a seamstress who has been chosen to make a dress for the Duchess to wear to the big ball. When her mother gets sick, Irene decides to take the dress to the duchess herself. On the way there it begins to snow, but Irene is determined to reach the palace before the ball. Based on the book by William Steig.
Robert Breer’s extraordinary autobiographical film combines personal and family photos with intense colors, textures and geometric abstractions. Originally presented as part of Karlheinz Sotckhausen’s 1964 premiere of Originale.
A young boy named Max who, after dressing in his wolf costume, wreaks such havoc through his household that he is sent to bed without his supper. Max’s bedroom undergoes a mysterious transformation into a jungle environment, and he winds up sailing to an island inhabited by malicious beasts known as the “Wild Things.”
Shapes and stars, fish and boats swim, fly and sail across the screen to the music of Claude Debussy (“L’isle Joyeuse”). Paperdoll people change into birds and back again dancing, piping, running, flying. Based on the collages and line drawings of Henri Matisse.
An open-hearted exploration of several fears: of the dark, old age, obesity, monsters and global destruction. Director Joanna Priestley gets across a series of personal phobias in a refreshing and humorous fashion. We get a superb, contemporary animated film with salutes to historical cartoon figures scattered throughout.
Madeline is one of twelve little girls at a boarding school in Paris. They all act exactly alike except things are always happening to Madeline. When she gets appendicitis all of the girls visit her and are impressed by her scar. Later the other girls claim they too are sick and want an operation. The head of the school smiles because she knows all is well.
A harshly sensual world in the fiery inferno of Hell. Big-breasted tailed demoness & demons whose tails are phalluses strut, rut, reproduce, nurse, & generally show off amindst the flames. An angelic prostitute confronts God.