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The LAGP Shadow Fest:
A Tribute to Lotte Reiniger

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The LAGP Shadow Fest: A Tribute to Lotte Reiniger presents its inagural event! We’re pleased to present a four part series inspired by the artistry of Lotte Reiniger. Reiniger (1899 - 1981) was a film director and foremost trailblazer of silhouette puppetry and animation. Through these events, the LAGP will highlight the creative legacy of Lotte Reiniger and celebrate her groundbreaking innovations in these fields.

Looking into the future please mark your calendars for the next events!

Conversations on Lotte (online)

August 07, 4:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time
On Zoom

Please join us as we kick off our series of events with this impressive group of puppetry folks:

Whitney Grace: writer and Lotte Reiniger scholar

Linda Wingerter: third generation puppet artist

Richard Bradshaw: whose shadow puppetry is renowned around the world.

The Zoom Link will be sent out on August 6th.

An Evening with Lotte

August 13th, 7 pm
@ Bob Baker Marionette Theater
(4949 York Blvd, Los Angeles)

An evening of fantastic films by Lotte Reiniger. Co-hosted with The Bob Baker Marionette Theater in-person. Come see them on the big screen!!

LAGP Shadow Puppetry Workshop

August 27th & 28th, 2 - 5pm
@ Automata (504 Chung King Rd, Los Angeles)

Moira Lael MacDonald and Jesse Kingsley will facilitate a two day workshop in-person at Automata investigating storytelling through shadow puppetry techniques. Spaces are limited. Grab yours!!

Puppetzilla Puppet Slam

September 11th, 2022 @7pm PDT
The Mayflower Club (11110 Victory Blvd, North Hollywood, CA)

Our celebration will culminate with Puppetzilla Shadow Slam in September in-person!!!

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