A Night at the Movies - The Red Balloon (1956) (34 min)

This program is presented by Theo Siegel, founder of "A Night at the Movies." 

“The Red Balloon” is a 1956 French short film directed by French filmmaker Albert Lamorisse. Filmed in the Menilmontant neighborhood of Paris, the film follows the adventures of a young boy who one day finds a sentient, mute red balloon. It was the only short film to win an Oscar for Best Writing for an Original screenplay. The film was so popular with children and educators that it was shown in high schools around the world. Mr. Siegel will talk about the making of this film from its inception to its direction, production, reception and legacy.

Location: Kershaw Auditorium
Price: Member $9 | General $12 or $7 with paid admission
TICKETS: Online or onsite.

Questions? E-mail programs@bowers.org or call 714.567.3677.

Proceeds benefit Bowers Museum Education Programs. Tickets are non-refundable.

Event details

February 4, 2016 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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