Pre-Walt Disney cinema: TIFF Cinematheque presents a dazzling collection of fantasy and fairy tale films from the silent era, including rare and recently restored works alongside such classics as Fritz Lang’s epic Die Nibelungen and animation pioneer Lotte Reiniger's stunning The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926), the earliest surviving feature-length animated film.
Featuring live accompaniment by Marilyn Lerner, William O'Meara, Jordan Klapman, Tania Gill, and Jeff Rapsis🎹
Programmed by Alicia Fletcher (of Silent Revue).
Running Friday & weekend afternoons from Aug 5 – Sep 3
Saturday August 5, 1:00pm DESTINY (4K Digital)
Saturday August 12, 12:45pm PETER PAN (35mm)
Saturday August 19, 1:45pm SNOW WHITE (35mm)
Sunday August 20, 1:00pm THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED (35mm)
Saturday August 26, 4:00pm THE BLUE BIRD (35mm)
Friday September 1, 8:15pm DIE NIBELUNGEN: SIEGFRIED (4K Digital)
Saturday September 2, 3:00pm DIE NIBELUNGER: KRIEMHILD'S REVENGE (4K Digital)
Sunday September 3, 1:00pm ELLA CINDERS (Digital)