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

Programmed by Barbican Cinema

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

SUNDAY 29 SEPTEMBER, 14.45, ST JOHN'S CHURCHYARD

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. 

Lotte Reiniger Fairy Tale Shorts (U)
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 Three Wishes (U), 1954, 10 min
The Frog Prince (U), 1954, 12 min
Jack and the Beanstalk (U), 1955, 12 min
The Golden Goose (U), 1944, 12 min

Total 54 min. Age recommendation 4+

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