Village Screen touring cinema
The Adventures of Prince Achmed

The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Age Certificate

Directed by Lotte Reiniger


WITH LIVE MUSIC ACCOMPANIMENT BY CHRIS DAVIES

A wicked sorcerer tricks Prince Achmed into riding a magical flying horse. The heroic prince is able to subdue the magical horse, which he uses to fly off to many adventures. While travelling, he falls in love with the beautiful Princess Peri Banu, and must defeat an army of demons to win her heart.
Based on stories from ‘The Arabian Nights’, the entire film is animated using the silhouette technique, which employs movable cardboard and metal cutouts posed in front of illuminated sheets of glass.
First shown in 1926 in Germany by Lotte Reinigerm, it is the oldest surviving animated feature film and still stands as one of the great classics of animation

Released: 1926




Part of BFI Hub - Village Screen Extra 2017

Part of BFI Hub - Village Screen Extra 2017
Hilgay Village Hall
High Street
Hilgay
Downham Market
PE38 0LH

Promoting Group:

Hilgay Village Hall

Date

27/10/2017

Start Time

19:30 (Doors open 19:00)

Website

www.hilgayvillagehall.co.uk

Ticket Booking

01366 387555 or 01366 388909 or from Ali's Shop Hilgay

Ticket Prices

all tickets - £7.50

Additional Information

Ticket price includes a complimentary glass of wine. Live score provied by multi-instrumentalist Chris Davis.