2012 Program Guide
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Welcome to the International Festival of Animated Objects
March 9 – 17, 2013
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Mexican cultural icon Astrid Hadad whose stunning stage presence and outrageous costumes make for a colourful, surrealistic audience experience.
The always popular Dolly Wiggler Cabaret returns for two nights of unbelievable skill and hilarity featuring festival artists and Cabaret Headliner Phillip Huber (Renowned marionette artist best known for Being John Malkovich, and his upcoming work in Disney’s Oz, The Great and Powerful). Bringing the comedy is grand compére Mooky Cornish, fresh from touring the world with Cirque Du Soleil and La Soirée as a comedienne and clown. Ages 14+
This show asks you to extract your dreams to help an oddball little girl explore dark Danish fairy tales. All ages.
A satirical exploration of the archetypal Caucasian via tiny toy theatre. Ages 14+
Play out a small-scale fresco of grandiose buffoonery on a kitchen table. Ages 14+
Don’t miss this imaginative and meticulously rendered tale of a birthday party and a dirty potato, and find out what the 3-5 year-old set is raving about. Age 3-5 + families.
A poetic performance without words, plastic bags creatures dance to Debussy and the physics of turbines. All ages.
A rollicking musical for two goats and a troll, co-written by Mercedes Bátiz-Benét (Puente Theatre - BC) and local favourite Judd Palmer (Old Trout Puppet Workshop- AB) All ages.
Catch Saskatchewan films from Regina’s Underground Puppet Lab. All ages.
Canadian Animation Rocks – Various artists
Show #1 – Wapos Bay films 1 & 2
Show #2 – Wapos bay films 3 & 4
Show #3 – Co Hoedeman
FREE National Film Board screenings of children’s show Wapos Bay, and a retrospective of Oscar winning animator Co Hoedeman. All ages.
Always a festival favourite – showcases international animated object shorts. Ages 14+
Another festival favourite returns with a beautiful new batch of curated puppet films. All ages.
Scary Secret Cinema – Various Artists