Lost Animation - Fri. June 8 - 8PM
Oddball Films presents an evening of Lost Animation -rarely screened classics and obscurities of world animation. Most are quite scarce despite scads of accolades and international awards. Films include: Claymation (1978), legendary clay animator Will (California Raisins) Vinton in the studio; The Romance of Transportation, whimsical Canadian animation from 1952 with a dynamic jazz soundtrack; Harold and Cynthia (1971); consumerist culture skewered; The Mole and The Rocket (1965), beautiful Czech cartoon for kids (and mid-century style-loving adults); Queer Birds (1967), bizarre and innovative metaphoric Czech animation; Closed Mondays (1974), brilliant claymation from Will Vinton; Boom (1974), more cold war jitters from Polish animator Bretislav Pojar; The Sword (1967), surprise hit from the Lost Animation Fest; Clay, or Origin of The Species (1965), the Oscar-winning claymation by Eliot Noyes, Jr.; PLUS! He Was Her Man, the banned 1937 Looney Tunes cartoon based on the old murder ballad “Frankie & Johnny”.
Date: Friday, June 8 .2012 at 8:00PM
Venue: Oddball Films, 275 Capp Street, San Francisco 94110
Admission: $10.00 - Limited Seating RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org