Film Series

Puppets on Film

 
 
Nov 9—Nov 11, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
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Back by popular demand, The Jim Henson Foundation and BAMcinématek present the best of puppets on film. Explore worlds of fantasy, myth, and magic, as well as several special family programs. Curated by BAMcinematek, Cheryl Henson, and Lindsey "Z." Briggs.

 


 
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PAST EVENTS
Film
Labyrinth
 

A wild-haired David Bowie and a young Jennifer Connelly star in this fantasy cult classic.

Fri, Nov 9, 2012
 
 
Film
The NeverEnding Story
 

A young boy saves a mythical world in peril in this perennial children's favorite.

Fri, Nov 9, 2012
 
 
Film
Labyrinth Sing-Along
 

Join Jim Henson’s youngest daughter as she leads this song-filled extravaganza.

Fri, Nov 9, 2012
 
 
Film
Shortstack! Family Films
 

A host of zany characters converge in this collection of short films for all ages.

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
 
 
Film
Babe
 

The charming Oscar-winning film about a small pig with big dreams.

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
 
 
Film
Strings
 

A dramatic tale of adventure, bondage, and liberation told with marionettes.

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
 
 
Film
Her Master's Voice
 

A ventriloquist mourns her mentor and deconstructs herself in this quirky documentary.

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
 
 
Film
The Beaver
 

Mel Gibson stars as a family man who rediscovers himself with the help of a stuffed beaver.

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
 
 
Film
The Muppets Take Manhattan
 

In this delightful musical, the Muppets hope to make their Broadway dreams come true.

Sun, Nov 11, 2012
 
 
Film
Live Action Puppet Shorts
 

This selection of beautiful and humorous short films will delight and amaze.

Sun, Nov 11, 2012
 
 
Film
Jurassic Park
 

Relive Steven Spielberg’s record-breaking, cutting-edge blockbuster on the big screen.

Sun, Nov 11, 2012
 
 
Film
Beauty Is Embarrassing
 

An inspiring documentary portrait of one of the masterminds behind Pee-wee’s Playhouse.

Sun, Nov 11, 2012
 
 
Film
Dante's Inferno
 

A toy-theater-style adaptation of one of 2004’s best graphic novels.

Sun, Nov 11, 2012
 
 
Kids
Father Goose's Tales: Nappy's Puppets Performance
 

A funny, modern retelling of nursery rhymes and stories through shadow puppetry.

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
 
 
Kids
Shadow Puppet Family Workshop: Nappy's Puppets
 

Make your own shadow puppet with puppeteer Jim Napolitano after Father Goose’s Tales.

Sat, Nov 10, 2012
 
 
Kids
The Sweatshirt Sheep Puppetmaking Workshop
 

Make a puppet and perform with Sesame Street puppeteer and filmmaker John Kennedy.

Sun, Nov 11, 2012