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Puppet is a Human too

8th International Festival of Puppet Theatres and Movie Animations for Adults



8:00 p.m.

Urashima Taro

Rouge28 Theatre

A story of a poor fisherman being seduced by mysterious turtle-woman who offers him a life full of pleasure in exchange for abandoning his home and duties

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8:00 p.m.


Malabar Hotel Theatre

Performance depicting the life and work of one of the most famous contemporary painters – Francis Bacon

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8:00 p.m.

Katastrofa / Catastrophe

Agrupación Señor Serrano

Four performers, eleven models and hundreds of gummy bears create the world of Catastrophe: a tale about modern failure marked civilization

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5:00 p.m.

Pulcinella di Mare

Gaspare Nasuto

Pulcinella is a classical character that originated in the commedia dell'arte and became a stock character in Neapolitan puppetry

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8:00 p.m.

Grandfather / Dziadek


Based on the recollections of director's grandfather in which the joy of life's simple tasks is intertwined with the difficult experiences: illness, death of loved ones, etc

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8:00 p.m.

Balladynas and Romances / Balladyny i Romanse


The clash of the gods or rather pop culture idols and humans reveals some general remarks on the human condition

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5:00 p.m.

Clown's Houses

Merlin Puppet Theatre

Action is set in one building in five apartments belonging to six characters. The spectator is watching them live their conventional lives in a dark, claustrophobic setting, with their fears, obsessions and loneliness

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6:00 p.m.

Consuming Spirits (film animowany 130 min.)

reż. Chris Sullivan

An Independent feature animation, chronicling the lives of three characters who live in a town called Magguson and, as revelead later, all have a dark past

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Shortly after animation screening, as an official end to the Puppet is a Human too Festival, the Jury verdict will be announced and awards will be granted


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All performances take place in Theatre Institute at Jazdów 1
street in Warsaw