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Celebrate the Life of Lotte Reiniger, Film Director and Pioneer of Silhouette Animation

| June 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

achmedreinigerBorn June 2, 1899 in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin, Lotte Reiniger became the creator of silhouette animation. She made over 40 films in her career, all using the unique technique. Her most well-known film, The Adventures of Prince Achmed  from 1926, is the oldest surviving feature-length animated film. It precedes Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by over ten years. Reiniger died in Dettenhausen, Germany, on  June 19, 1981, at the age of 82. Enjoy her beautiful legacy.

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