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Film Programs
The Puppet Master: The Complete Jiří Trnka
Shorts Program 1

December 23 at 4:00
East Building Auditorium

This program of four shorts, made in the 1960s, includes Trnka’s legendary Hand, his once-banned allegory on censorship: Obsession (1962, 9 minutes); Cybernetic Grandma (1962, 28 minutes); The Hand (1965, 18 minutes); Archangel Gabriel and Mistress Goose (1964, 29 minutes). (Subtitles, total running time 84 minutes)

still from The Hand
courtesy the Czech National Film Archive

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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