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Film: The Oddsockeaters

Film: The Oddsockeaters

October 21, 2018, 1:00 PM

The Embassy of the Czech Republic, in collaboration with The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, present a special screening of the animated family adventure Oddsockeaters with director Galina Miklínová on October 21, at 1 pm. Following the screening at 3:15 pm, a limited number of children accompanied by an adult can also attend a workshop to make an Oddsockeater. Registration for both events is required.

The events are part of the Kids Euro Festival 2018.
 
ABOUT THE FILM: Oddsockeaters
Did you ever wonder where your missing socks go? The Oddsockeaters eat them. Their mantra is “Never take the entire pair,” leaving behind piles of odd socks. Only about a foot and a half large, these thieving creatures inhabit every household. Set in contemporary Prague, this adventure revolves around a small brave hero named Hugo who cares for his ailing grandfather. Following his passing, he moves in with his gangster uncle and two cousins feuding with a rival gang. Hugo draws courage from his grandfather’s teachings of love, family, and morality. This heart-warming story centers on a small Oddsockeater in a big world.  The film is recommended for ages 7 and up. (Galina Miklínová, dubbed into English, 83 minutes)
 
Register for the film by October 18: https://oddsockeaters.eventbrite.com
Please include the names of all attendees when registering.
 
Sneak peek trailer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZDkJzFLZkM

 
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: Make Your Own Oddsockeater!
Led by Illustrator and film director Galina Miklínová
October 21, 3:15 – 4:30 pm
Children (ages 7-12) can make their own oddsockeater that will come complete with a birth certificate. For the workshop, children will need to bring old odd socks (10-15), buttons (6), beads (for decorating) and wire (40 inches of 0.4-0.5mm).
 
Register for the workshop by October 18:
https://workshopoddsockeater.eventbrite.com
Please note, due to the limitation on space capacity for the workshop, each child must be accompanied by only one adult.  When registering, adults will register for one ticket which will include entry for one child to enter the workshop. If you have more than one child that would like to attend the workshop, you would have to fill out the online form again for another ticket under your name. 
 
Event Details:
Date/Time: October 21, 2018
1 pm – Film Screening | 3:15 pm – Workshop
 
Venue:
The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum
Myers Room
701 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052
 
Register for the film by October 18: https://oddsockeaters.eventbrite.com
 
Register for the workshop by October 18: https://workshopoddsockeater.eventbrite.com
 

 


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