It’s no secret that
There’s also been a growing local demand to see more aesthetic cinema rather than just the traditional
That’s where the Cane Fire Film Series comes in with its one-night-only screenings of critically-acclaimed documentaries and movie masterpieces. The screenings come once a month, usually the very first Saturday, and are screened at a venue that’s just as underrated as the films themselves, LITE Center’s Blanco Theater.
|“Independent, foreign, animated and documentary film is basically gone from the
For December, the Cane Fire Film Series has chosen the animated film Tales of the Night from French writer/director Michel Ocelot, whose other animated works include Kirikou and the Sorceress and Azur & Asmar.
Tales of the Night features six very distinct fables told through Ocelot’s signature visual style, which features characters in black silhouettes set against dazzling Day-Glo backdrops brimming with colorful kaleidoscopic patterns.
|Each of the stories blends together history and myth to deliver striking fairy tales complete with sorcerers, dragons, captive princesses, werewolves and giant talking bees taking place in exotic lands including Tibet, medieval Europe and even the Land of the Dead.|
According to Myers, the film’s appeal stretches to a wide range of audience members including anyone who likes animation along with those who fancy colorful folk and fairy tales. “Kids as young as five could probably enjoy it, all the way up to adults,” he adds.
For more information, call 356-5153 or visit Facebook.com/CaneFireFilmSeries.