Friday, June 26, 2015

July 29: Bill Plympton in Silver Spring

Public · Film · Hosted by AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
Widely considered the "King of Indie Animation", Bill Plympton is the only person to hand draw an entire animated feature film. Twice nominated for Oscars® for his animated short films, his work as also won the prestigious Cannes Palme d'Or.

After producing many shorts that appeared on MTV and Spike and Mike's, Plympton turned his talent to feature films. The subject of his 7th animated feature film Cheatin' (film), is a newlywed wife who proves the depth of her love by becoming her cheating husband's mistresses.

"Strife and sexual humor reign in this energetic romp, one of Bill Plympton's best long form animated works." --Dennis Harvey, Variety

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