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My Dog Tulip

October 25, 2010

Screen from animated film of a man talking to his dogMy Dog Tulip is the critically acclaimed animated film about a man’s relationship with his dog now playing in movie theaters across the country. InThe Philadelphia Inquirer, Steven Rea’s review of the film said, “OK, first off, anyone who shares his or her life with a dog, or has done so in the past, go see My Dog Tulip. Second off, anyone with a passion for animation, and an appreciation of how "cartooning" can frequently take the viewer to emotional and psychological realms with greater facility than live action, go see My Dog Tulip. Thirdly, fans of J.R. Ackerley, the British editor and man of letters whose memoir about his decade-plus relationship with a German shepherd is the matter at hand . . . well, go see My Dog Tulip.”

John Avarese, Film & Video Professor, is bringing  Paul and Sandra Fierlinger, writers, directors and animators of the film to campus. He will screen the film on Monday, October 25th at 3 PM in University Crossings room UC028 (Large Screening Room). Avarese wrote the music for the feature-length animation and John’s music was highlighted in the The New York Times' review.