Live Action Puppets Shorts Program, featuring Rocket Monkey directed by Gwendolyn Warnock & Kirjan Waage, is a part of the BAMcinématek series Puppets on Film. Introduction by Moonfishing director David Michael Friend & Handmade Puppet Dreams artistic director Heather Henson. The program takes place at BAM in Brooklyn on Saturday Nov 12, at 4:30pm.
This fascinating selection of handcrafted puppet films features an amusing and arresting array of characters that will haunt your dreams and feed you brain candy. Throw in mom issues, worms, and some raspberry shortbread and you’ve got yourself a seriously good time. Ages 8+
Directed by David Michael Friend
A lonely soul goes searching for the perfect spot to catch the moon’s shimmering sister.
Can't Buy My Love
Directed by Alissa Hunnicutt & Frankie Cordero
A heroic tale from a vending machine told through found objects including Raspberry Shortbread.
Directed by Anthony Seck
A seafaring tale about a fisherman's obsession for the big catch, the Gods' hand in fate, and the heartbreak of lost love. This video for Feist's song "Honey Honey" won the 2009 Juno Award for Best Video.
Directed by Paul Andrejco
A boy and his mother discover a worm that brings them closer together.
Directed by Daniel Fickle
Pily, a small crustacean, devises an innovative escape plan when his underwater home is threatened by an invasive element.
Directed by Gwendolyn Warnock & Kirjan Waage
Based on rocket launchings of animals in the 1930's and 1940's comes a story about our first space explorers.
Directed by Muppets Studio LLC
Queen’s Anthem gets the Muppet royal treatment in a spot-on parody of the song and iconic music video.
Alien Cow Puppet Show
Directed by Ronald Binion
A live action short about the uncelebrated life of a Texas cattle rancher on one auspicious evening.
Directed by Richard Mansfield
Konrad is a bright young boy with a terrible addiction that can only end in one bloody and painful way!
Directed by Sam Hale
A patchwork girl chases a falling star and meets a tortoise warrior; together they journey through a fantastic world to the star’s resting place.
Note: Too Loud a Solitude is now part of Live Action Puppets Shorts Program B.
BAM Rose Cinemas
General Admission: $12
BAM Cinema Club Members: $7
Movie Moguls: Free
Students: $9 (25 and under with a valid ID, Mon—Thu)