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When

Mon 7 March 2011
[1hr no interval]

Price

Standard: $26.50

Great Southern Funding Partner

Great Southern Development Commission

Royalties for Regions

Government of Western Australia

Supported By
Skywest

City of Albany

Amazing Albany


Animagica
(ICELAND/GERMANY)
Amiina with the films of Lotte Reiniger

Lotte Reiniger is one of the greatest creators in animation history. Inspired by Chinese silhouette puppetry, she made 60 beautiful and mesmerising films, 40 of which still survive today. These delicately wrought black and white marvels revolutionised the film industry in the 1920s–1940s and brought timeless faerie tales to life for children and adults to enjoy like never before.

Three members of Icelandic group Amiina create a delicate and ethereal score for Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Aladdin and the Magic Lamp. Well known for their work with Sigur Rós, Amiina utilise an assortment of instruments -– including violin, glassophone, musical saw and water-filled glasses - to evoke magical soundscapes of wonder and possibility.

The magic of Lotte Reiniger's deceptively simple silhouette-style animation finds its perfect home in Animagica ... the show captivated audiences. INTERNATIONAL FILM GUIDE

ORIGINALLY COMMISSIONED BY JERSEY BRANCHAGE FILM FESTIVAL

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When
  • Mon 7 Mar, 6.30PM

Where

Albany Entertainment Centre, Albany


Address: 2 Toll Place, Albany WA 6330
Box Office: (08) 9844 5005
Main Office: (08) 9844 5000
Website: http://www.albanyentertainment.com.au/

The Albany Entertainment Centre (AEC) is a defining architectural landmark on the foreshore of Albany with its breathtaking views of Princess Royal Harbour.

The centre piece of the Albany Entertainment Centre is the Princess Royal Theatre with a raked auditorium seating 620, a large stage, full fly tower, orchestra pit lift and equipped with cutting edge stage lighting and audio systems.

Also housed in the centre is The Kalyenup Studio, a flexible space accommodating 200 people. An ideal venue for intimate productions or a breakout space for conferences and more.

View, the centre's cafe also has unique sweeping harbour views and is a popular place to enjoy coffee and fine food in Albany.

Parking for 135 vehicles is available in the AEC car park on Toll Place, which can be accessed from Princess Royal Drive. Additional parking is available north of the railway line where people may utilise the footbridge to access the AEC.

The AEC endeavours to accommodate people with disabilities and special needs. Facilities include wheelchair access, a lift from the ground floor, wheelchair accessible toilets, special allocated seating and a hearing induction loop in the main auditorium. Two ACROD parking bays are located in the car park adjacent to the main foyer entrance.




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