Attention New Yorkers! This Saturday, November 1st, master film collector Serge Bromberg returns to the Big Apple, and will present rare prints of animated shorts that he has discovered and restored, accompanying them with anecdotes and piano music, in a program created especially for the French Institute Alliance Francaise. Bromberg, the Annecy Animation Festival creative director and archivist behind Lobster Films, is one of the great champions of classic animation, silent films and world cinema. I highly recommend attending this screening to meet and greet Serge in person.
Some program highlights will include:
â€¢ Fantasmagorie, Emile Cohl, which first screened in France 100 years ago.
â€¢ Cartoon Factory (Koko the Clown) by Dave and Max Fleischer, 1924.
â€¢ The Sinking of the Lusitania, Winsor McCay, 1918.
â€¢ Egged On, Charley Bowers and H.L. Muller, 1926.
â€¢ Tulips Shall Grow, A George Pal Puppetoon, 1942.
â€¢ and more!
This special screening will be held at Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, New York, NY at 7pm. Admission: $10 ($7 for Students with ID). For more information please go to the French Institute Alliance Francaise (fiaf) website.