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AIGA Charlotte presents a screening of Waking Sleeping Beauty

Posted on 25 Jan 2011 by Jessica Manner

AIGA Charlotte and UNC Charlotte’s AIGA Student Chapter presents, in collaboration with Charlotte Underground Film Festival, a screening of Waking Sleeping Beauty Friday, February 4th at 7:00pm!

By the mid-1980s, the fabled animation studios of Walt Disney had fallen on hard times. The artists were polarized between newcomers hungry to innovate and old timers not yet ready to relinquish control. These conditions produced a series of box-office flops and pessimistic forecasts: maybe the best days of animation were over. Maybe the public didn’t care. Only a miracle or a magic spell could produce a happy ending.

Waking Sleeping Beauty is no fairy tale. It’s the true story of how Disney regained its magic with a staggering output of hits — “Little Mermaid,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Aladdin,” “The Lion King,” and more — over a 10-year period. (Courtesy of The Walt Disney Company via Facebook)

Join us as we follow Tim Burton, John Lasseter, Ron Clements, John Musker, Michael Eisner, Roger Allers, Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise, Roy E. Disney, and many others on their magical journey of Waking Sleeping Beauty! Visit www.wakingsleepingbeautymovie.com to watch the trailer.

For additional information and registration, visit www.aigacharlotte.org

Friday, February 4, 2011

Ticket Pricing
AIGA Members: FREE!
General Admission: $5

UNC Charlotte’s Anne R. Belk Theater in Robinson Hall
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28262
Directions and Parking Information, here
Visitor parking at the East Deck 1 is free after 5 pm on Fridays

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