BAMcinématek and the Jim Henson Foundation present an annual festival of the best puppetry on film, featuring innovative short films, special guests, and more.
This one-night-only event celebrates Jim Henson and Frank Oz’s cult classic The Dark Crystal.
John Carpenter’s spine-tingling, nightmarish revision of Howard Hawks’ sci-fi thriller.
Ingenious puppet shorts for kids young and old.
Kermit and the gang get mixed up in international intrigue in this madcap Muppet farce.
This soul-stirring documentary delves into the life and art of the man behind Big Bird.
Luke Skywalker reckons once and for all with Darth Vader in the third Star Wars film.
A south London teen gang is pitted against an invasion of savage alien monsters.
The exquisite marionettes of legendary puppeteer Bil Baird star in this musical adventure.
Witness the highest standards of craft reflected in many different styles of puppetry.
This stirring documentary offers a rare glimpse into a vibrant Indian artists’ community.
A deeply moving elegy to Lee Nagrin screens with a tale about two mischievous sisters.
Join Heather Henson and IBEX Puppetry in this unique forum on puppet filmmaking.
Master puppeteer Noel MacNeal leads this creative, interactive workshop.
Kids build and perform with their own animal marionettes.
Participants learn the basics of film, puppetry, and object theater with PuppetCinema.
A puppet flees a military coup through a desert made of salt in this work from Zvi Sahar.