SCREENING, SCREENING + INTRO
Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas: 45th Anniversary Screening
Friday, Dec 2 at 3:00 pm
Location: Redstone Theater
Dir. Jim Henson. 1977, 60 mins. (plus additional clips). Digital projection. With Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Marilyn Sokol, Dave Goelz, Richard Hunt, Eren Ozker. Featuring original songs by Paul Williams. 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. On November 26 and December 3, Jim Henson Legacy President Craig Shemin will appear in person and present outtakes from the special and excerpts from the award-winning documentary Behind the Scenes in Frogtown Hollow, which he produced.