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Tips for Thursday

Tips for Thursday

A refreshing citrus duo 4:30 p.m. at Roháč – ČT Hall

Some of you may have seen the captivating Estonian puppet opera Lisa Limone and Maroc Orange: A Rapid Love Story a few years ago in our international competition. Now the citruses return to Anifilm to represent this year’s theme Where is My Home. The feature-length film combines elaborate comic situations and video sequences with charming hand animation as it critically deals with the topics of racism, xenophobia and refugees fleeing to Europe.


Anifilm and the VAF: Works in Progress 3 p.m. at the Puppet Theatre

What animated feature films can we look forward to? The story of the eaters of odd socks is nearing the finish line and will premier in half a year (The Odd-Sock Eaters, dir. G. Miklínová). On the contrary, the puppet animated fairy tale Tonda, Slávka and the Genius (dir. B. Valecká and F. Pošivač) is just in the first stages of development. Foreign projects are represented by the Estonian film Morten (dir. K. Jancis and R. Unt) and the Hungarian film White Plastic Sky (dir. T. Bánóczki and S. Szabó).


A sailor’s world premier 8:30 p.m. at the J. K. Tyl Theatre

Fans of Paul Fierlinger are in for a treat tonight – a world premiere of his extraordinary 120-minute feature film, which combines animation with comics. The film is an adaptation of an autobiography by the American sailor Joshua Slocum, who was the first man to single-handedly circumnavigate the world and who described his experience in the bestseller Sailing Alone Around the World (1900).