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ASIFA-East presents an evening with former Disney animator Mario Menjivar!

Tuesday, December 21
7 PM
Admission: FREE!
School of Visual Arts
209 E. 23rd Street
3rd floor Amphitheater

Join us for an enlightening conversation with an animator who worked on Disney features from Aladdin to Treasure Planet, in both the Florida and California studio. See rare pencil tests and hear insider stories on what it was like to work at the House of Mouse during their second renaissance. Q and A to follow.

ASIFA-East presents an evening of animation by Irra Verbitsky and Don Duga of Polestar Films!

Thursday, January 27th
209 East 23rd Street
3rd Floor, Amphitheatre
Admission is free!

Film list:
Independent Films by Irra Verbitsky:
Flashbacks From My Past:
Starry Night – 2003
Departure   –  2005
The Portrait-  2009

Independent films by Don Duga:
Beat Images – 1999
Love            –  2007

Polestar Animation Award Winners:

NBC – 1976
The Face of Violence

Sesame Street – 1976
Fruta Mansana

AT&T – 1980
Reach Out America

Learning Corporation of America
How To Dig a Hole to The Other Side of the World – 1981  (Print not available)

Victim Services – 1994
Far Away From The Storm

Scholastic – Weston Woods – 1996

AT&T – 1997?
Reimbursement Account

CTW a Special on drugs – 1998

Towers Perrin – 2000

Feature Films and TV Specials
The Last Unicorn – Opening Title by Irra Verbitsky
Mad Monster Party – (clip) – by Don Duga
Frosty The Snowman – (clip) – by Don Duga

And lastly… our Post-Holiday Party!!!  January 5.  Hold the date.  Details are coming!!!