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Once a small girl, from Berlin, hailed from the shadows, a light from within.
Once upon a time, long before Disney or Pixar, Lotte Reiniger ignited the world of animation with shadows, light, and a pair of magical scissors.
Before Walt Disney, there was a trailblazing woman at the vanguard of animation. Influenced by folktales and legends, Lotte Reiniger was a tour de force of creativity and innovation: she invented the multiplane camera and created the oldest surviving animated feature. This stunning film explores the life and times of a woman who is finally being given her due. - Eileen Arandiga, Canadian Film Centre
With music, magic, and a stirring narration by Lotte Reiniger herself, LOTTE THAT SILHOUETTE GIRL tells the fairy tale story of one of animations’ biggest influencers.
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DIRECTORS' BIO (short): Elizabeth Beecherl and Carla Patullo make films in Los Angeles under the name Trick Studio. They started making films after watching Lotte Reiniger’s 1922 movie Cinderella and falling in love with the medium of silhouette animation. In addition to filmmaking, Carla is a composer and Elizabeth is an architect.
DIRECTORS' BIO (long): Elizabeth Beecherl and Carla Patullo make films in Los Angeles under the name Trick Studio. Elizabeth was born in Lubbock, Texas and has worked as an architect for several years on projects that have been published in The New York Times, Dwell, and many other design publications. She started making films after watching Lotte Reiniger’s 1922 movie Cinderella and falling in love with the medium of silhouette animation. Carla is a director, composer and songstress who records and performs live as White Widow. She has been developing a reputation for her musical ambition, sonic soundscapes, and stirring emotional content. Her scores have received numerous awards including Global Music Awards, a Music and Sound Award Finalist, and multiple Hollywood Music in Media Award nominations, and she is a 2018 Sundance Film Music fellow.