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Crosstown Arthouse presents: The Adventures of Prince Achmed with a Live Score Performed by General Labor

18 August 2022 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 pm

The Crosstown Arthouse Film Series presents THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED w/ a live score performed by GENERAL LABOR at Crosstown Theater.

Lotte Reiniger & Carl Koch / 1926 / 65 minutes / Rated M

Tickets: $5 at the door
Films begin at 7:30 pm (sharp!) at Crosstown Theater

When THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED premiered to German audiences in 1926, it was hailed as the first full-length animated film. Taken from the tales known as the Arabian Nights, the film tells the story of a young prince tricked by a wicked sorcerer into mounting a magical, flying horse for a direct course to his own demise. Soaring headlong into a series of wondrous adventures, and joining forces with the likes of Aladdin and a fabled witch, the prince evades his fate by saving a beautiful princess and doing battle with the sorcerer’s army of monsters. This presentation of THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE ACHMED will feature a new score written and performed by Memphis based new wave, no wave, post punk band GENERAL LABOR!

The Crosstown Arthouse Film Series showcases a diverse collection of independent, international, historically significant, artistic, experimental, cult, underground and documentary features.


18 August 2022
7:30 am - 10:30 pm


Crosstown Theater

1350 CONCOURSE AVE • MEMPHIS, TN • 38104 • 901.203.8300