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Film Programs
Animals in Animation I: Kōji Yamamura and Image Forum

July 13 at 12:30
East Building Auditorium

A program of recent and classic animated shorts from Kōji Yamamura — a celebrated illustrator of children’s literature and independent creator of music videos and delicate animated drawings — includes The Old Crocodile, Natural History, Short Happy Life of a Goldfish, Zodiac One Third, Amefuri Kumanoko, and Anthology with Cranes (Kōji Yamamura, 1985 – 2016). Yama-mura’s films are followed by A Place Where There Are Moths (Mika Seike, 2001) and The Mechanism of Spring (Wada Atsushi, 2010) — selected from the famed Image Forum, the largest art film festival in Japan. (Total running time approximately 50 minutes)

courtesy Yamamura Animation

Film programs

The National Gallery of Art’s film program provides many opportunities throughout the year to view classic and contemporary cinema from around the world.

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