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.)
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
The Family Flicks Film Series is copresented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive. Matinee screenings for families and film buffs, featuring new and classic films from around the world.
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.