Friday, March 22 | 1:30 p.m. | King Hall 110
Award winning animator and Fargo Film Festival guest, Randall Christopher will visit MSUM (King Hall 110) at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 22. Randall Christopher will screen his award-winning short, The Driver is Red, and will also give a presentation about the making of the film. This same presentation has been given at Pixar Studios, and will cover the artist’s process, behind the scenes, and the history behind the film.
The Driver is Red:
Set in Argentina 1960, this true crime animated documentary follows the story of secret agent Zvi Aharoni as he hunted down one of the highest ranking Nazi war criminals on the run.
Written, directed, drawn, and animated by Randall Christopher, the film was hailed “an artistic triumph” by Kurt Brokaw of The Independent. It has been officially selected to 97 film festivals including the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, along with numerous special screenings at places such as The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust and Pixar Animation Studios. It was won 35 awards.