The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Quays in 35mm

Saturday, Sep. 12, 2015

07:00 PM – 08:15 PM

Since the late 1970s, identical twins Stephen and Timothy Quay have amassed a filmography distinguished by their innovative and mesmerizing puppet animation. Filtering visual, literary, musical, cinematic, and philosophical influences through their own utterly distinctive sensibility, each film features a hypnotic control of decor, music, and movement.

Quay is a new short by Christopher Nolan, a prominent member of their cult following. Nolan’s homage is paired in this program with several of the Quays’ iconic shorts: Street of Crocodiles, The Comb, and In Absentia.


Image: Courtesy of Zeitgeist Films

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