Courtesy of Photofest


Part of See It Big! (Past Programs)
Friday, November 25, 2011, 7:00 p.m.

(Eleven uncredited directors) 1940, 124 mins. Archival 35mm print of the original road-show version. Walt Disney put it all on the line for this passion project combining his love of cartoons and classical music. Though the result baffled many in its day, Fantasia went on to be one of the most beloved, influential films of all time. Set to works by Bach, Beethoven, Stravinsky, and more, the wordless, exquisitely drawn segments that make up this ambitious masterpiece constitute a high point in animation.

Free with Museum admission.