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Cinema – PUPPET

Cinema 3

Sat 4 Feb

This event has
now ended

Barbican Cinema 3
Beech Street
London EC2Y 8AE
Tel: 0845 120 7511
74 mins / no interval
Age Guidance: 14+

70p transaction fee for
phone cinema bookings.
60p online. No charge in person
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A fascinating study of American puppetry’s fraught history, from marginalisation as children’s theatre to sudden explosion in popularity as high art.

David Soll’s film tracks the making of New York puppeteer Dan Hurlin’s production Disfarmer, based on the life of eccentric, Depression-era Arkansas photographer, Mike Disfarmer whose stunning body of work was very nearly lost forever. A must-see for puppeteers and fans of puppetry, "If you are or have ever been a fan of Jim Henson, Being John Malkovich, the Coen brothers, Julie Taymor’s The Lion King, Paul Giamatti or really any kind of puppets made for children or adults, you must see this documentary" Moviefone Cinematical

Charleroi Danses perform Kiss and Cry
Barbican Theatre at 7.45pm

"One of the most touching and emotional experiences you’ll have in a theatre" Metro
Why not combine the two? book now >

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"Elegant...a rewarding exploration of creation"


Presented in partnership
with Barbican