Family Flicks Film Series: The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Family Flicks Film Series: The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Co-presented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive

Recommended for ages 7+

In this enchanting fairy tale based on The Arabian Nights, a flying horse takes Prince Achmed on a magical adventure to faraway lands, where he befriends a witch, falls in love with a beautiful princess, and defeats a scheming sorcerer. (Germany, 1926. DIR: L. Reiniger 35mm, b/w with color tinting, silent w/ Eng subtitles, 65 min.)

Preceded by:
Lotte Reiniger’s fanciful animated adaptation of Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute. (Germany, 1935, DIR: L. Reiniger, 16mm, b/w, 11 min.)

Clip from The Adventures of Prince Achmed


Family Flicks Film Series

UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum have teamed up for a matinee screening series of new and classic family-friendly films from around the world.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking:  Under the museum, $3 flat rate on weekends (cash only)

Food and drink may not be carried into the Billy Wilder Theater. Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.

Hammer Kids and Family Flicks are made possible, in part, through the generosity of supporters and friends of the Hammer Museum’s Kids’ Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.), a family fundraiser. Additional support is provided by the Westwood Neighborhood Council.