More Than Entertainment: The Tradition of Czech Puppetry

talk, presentation, film

May 30, 2018 , 7:00 PM

[3rd Floor]

Vit Horejs, the Artistic Director of Czechoslovak American Marionette Theatre, will discuss subversive puppet activity over three centuries and demonstrate magic marionette manipulation. The presentation will be followed by a screening of the award-winning documentary film Faust on a String, which traces the history of the centuries old Czech marionettes--sleeping beauties that came back to life – from Jan Hus Church on Upper East Side in New York City.

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Organized by: SVU New York, BBLA