Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas
Dir. Jim Henson. 1978, 60 mins. (plus additional clips). Digital projection. One of Jim Henson’s most beloved television specials tells the story of Ma Otter and her son Emmet, who both secretly enter a talent contest to win money for each other’s Christmas presents. This presentation includes Kermit the Frog’s segments. As an added bonus, Jim Henson Legacy President Craig Shemin, producer of the award-winning documentary Behind the Scenes in Frogtown Hollow, will present outtakes from the special and excerpts from the documentary.
Tickets: $12 ($9 for senior citizens and students / free for members at the Film Lover level and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact [email protected] with any questions regarding online reservations.)