Museum Exhibits | Ages 18-21+ | center
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Films and Talkback with Artist Raymond Carr

Experience a series of award-winning short films from Raymond Carr and Ninja Puppet Production. Film screenings is 18+. Check out some of the puppets from the films before the screening in The Center for Puppetry Arts’ Atrium Pop-Up display Contemporary Spotlight: Raymond Carr.

Screening includes admission to the Worlds of Puppetry Museum galleries. Museum opens at 6:00pm. 18+

Short Films included:

Hitori
In a world made entirely of puppeteers, the puppet is always alone. Hitori is the simple story of a boy who’s just trying to get back to where he came from.

Pets
A woman and her Creature Pet go on a journey to start a new life.

Wild is the Wind
A series of conversations between a beautiful but deadly woman and her grotesque inhuman best friend.

Joyriders
Three rowdy teens from the inner city stumble upon a dying alien who fuses their minds together, enabling them to fly its spacecraft. Now, they must decide between using their new discovery to help the world that’s never cared about them or escape into the unknown.

Raymond Carr
Filmmaker, Theatrical Director, Designer and Puppeteer
Raymond Carr
Raymond Carr is an African American filmmaker, theatrical director, designer and Puppeteer whose career spans more than 15 years. His award-winning films have been accepted into Oscar-qualifying film festivals all over the world. His highly stylized films specialize in the sci-fi, dark fantasy, and horror genres. He has designed, and puppeteered for The Jim Henson Company, Nick Jr’s , various projects for Cartoon Network & Adult Swim, IFC, BBC. He has produced content for Discovery Channel, Vice TV, Facebook TV, and various other commercial and theatrical studios. As a director he uses his background as a designer, builder and puppeteer of animatronic creature effects to create worlds that feel dynamic, unique and rich. While his background as a theatrical director grounds his stories in character-driven narratives.

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