Barbican Family Film Hub: Lotte Reiniger Fairy Tales (PG)

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Barbican Family Film Hub: Lotte Reiniger Fairy Tales (PG)

The Churchyard at St John’s Leytonstone turns into a family oasis for the weekend with a programme of unusual and beloved shorts and features, from close to home and further afield. Check back for timings.

Lotte Reiniger Fairy Tale Shorts (PG)
Lotte Reiniger’s silhouette animations are renowned for their beauty and minutely detailed cut-outs and this selection of films showcases her pioneering style to perfection. If you’ve never seen any of Reiniger’s work, this is the perfect opportunity to give her screen mastery a try. 

The Frog Prince, 1954, 12min
The Three Wishes, 1954, 10min
The Golden Goose, 1944, 12min
Thumbelina, 1954, 10min
Snow White and Rose Red, 1954, 10min

Total 54 min. Age recommendation 4+

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