Jan Lenica and His Films

11/1/1974 - 11/2/1974

Location: Theatre Vanguard
9014 Melrose Avenue , Los Angeles, California 90069

Time: 20:00:00

Day: Monday


Jan Lenica was born on January 4, 1928 in Pozan, Poland. He studied music and architecture before turning to graphic art. He began drawing cartoons in 1945, posters in 1950, and animated films in 1957. His posters won a first prize at the International Poster Biennale in 1966. His films have also won many prizes, among them DOM (The House) received the Grad Prix at the International Experimental Film Festival in Brussels in 1958; MR. TETE (Mr. Head) won first prize at Oberhausen in 1961; LABYRINTH (1962) won first prize at Annecy and Cracow; and ADAM 2 won the German State Film Prize in 1966 [Source: Theatre Vanguard Program Notes, 1974]