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Animation: The Little Mole in the City (Krtek ve městě) and other cartoons

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March 17, 2012, 3:30 pm - Enjoy an evening with the family at the Embassy of the Czech Republic watching the Czech classic films of Zdeněk Miler, a renowned Czech animator. The event is part of the Environmental Film Festival!

The Little Mole in the City (Krtek ve městě) and other animations                                           
Created by: Zdeněk Miler, Czech Republic, 1982, animations  
Time length: The screenings will run about 45 minutes..                          

Synopsis: Enjoy an evening with the family at the Embassy of the Czech Republic watching the Czech classic films of Zdeněk Miler, a renowned Czech animator. The Little Mole in the City follows the adventures of the famous Czech mole Krtek and his sidekicks hedgehog and rabbit, as the head to the city after their home – the forest–has been taken over by industrialization. The Embassy will also screen Miler's short films Little Mole and the Ducklings (Krtek a kachničky) and Little Mole and the Robot (Krtek a robot) to round out the evening.  

The event is part of the Washington, DC, Environmental Film Festival 2012!

Note: Czech animator Zdeněk Miler made approximately 50 films featuring his famous creation - Krtek (little mole). The idea for Krtek's creation came when Miler was commissioned to make an educational film for children in 1956. Since he was strongly influenced by the films of Walt Disney, he looked for an animal as the main character. Today, Krtek can be seen in over 80 countries.

R.S.V.P. to czech_events@yahoo.com and put "Krtek" in the subject line
Location: Embassy of the Czech Republic, 3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

Audience: All ages

Language: Music plays an important role in the cartoons, since the characters almost never utter more than emotional sounds; therefore, the film speaks a universal language.