BAMcinématek and the Jim Henson Foundation present an annual festival of the best puppetry on film, featuring innovative short films, special guests, and more. The full lineup will be announced soon.
Curated by BAMcinématek, Cheryl Henson, and Lindsey "Z." Briggs.
A singing plant becomes monstrous in this quirky adaptation of the off-Broadway hit.
Enjoy this outrageous musical with live actors performing Rocky Horror-style.
A collection of short films for audiences of all ages.
This charming puppet adventure features the voices of Steve Coogan and Jim Broadbent.
A puppeteer confronts a severe illness with humor and heart in this powerful documentary.
This cult sequel to The Wizard of Oz boasts brilliant puppetry and special effects.
An astronaut is thrust into an epic alien war in this action-packed cult favorite.
Kermit the Frog and his friends get drawn into a crazy caper in this musical comedy.
Witness a wide range of puppetry styles in this innovative selection of short films.
Discover the unsung actors behind cinema’s most legendary monsters.
This iconic film birthed an entire genre of big monster movies and hundreds of sequels.
James Cameron’s terrifying action thriller is one of the greatest sequels in film history.
Artist Laurie O’Brien leads this workshop in shadow puppet making, history, and performance.
This modern take on a 2,000-year-old performance tradition uses intricate shadow figures.