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Logan Center Family Saturday: Birds

Saturday, April 2, 3 pm | Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th | Free admission

Presented by South Side Projections and the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

Birds and other flying creatures populate this program of short animated films, many from the National Film Board of Canada. Two vain birds decide they want to change their feathers in Fine Feathers (Evelyn Lambart, 1968, 5 min.), and a greedy bluejay learns a lesson about sharing in The Hoarder (Evelyn Lambart, 1969, 7 min.). A trapped chickadee must use its wits to escape from a fox in The Fox and the Chickadee (Evan DeRushie, 2012, 7 min.). A boy nurses an injured goose back to health in The Boy and the Snow Goose (Gayle Thomas, 1984, 10 min.), and a man in a small prairie town dreams of flight in The Balgonie Birdman (Brian Duchscherer, 1991, 8 min.). Finally, How Dinosaurs Learned to Fly (Munro Ferguson, 1995, 6 min.) asks the age-old question: if everyone jumped off a cliff, would you?

Presented by South Side Projections, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, the University of Chicago Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, and the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago with generous support from a Title VI National Resource Center Grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

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