Mementos Mori @ BAM Fisher Theatre, New York Premiere (New York, NY)

October 18, 2017 @ 7:30 PM – 8:45 PM
321 Ashland Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11217

When Death takes an unexpected holiday, an elderly film projectionist finds a new lease on life; a ghost explores the afterlife with her iPhone; and a seven-year-old girl discovers her own mortality. In Manual Cinema’s most ambitious show to date, a cast of six puppeteers use hundreds of paper puppets, seven overhead projectors, two cameras, and three screens to create a live “movie” in front of the audience. Accompanied by four musicians and live sound effects, the result is a rich mosaic of cinematic storytelling all performed live with puppets. Mementos Mori is a lively, beguiling meditation on death and dying.

Manual Cinema- Mementos Mori (Official Trailer) from Manual Cinema on Vimeo.