Aug 27–Oct 31
Oct 25–Oct 29
Leonardo and Sam* The Film!

School Only On Demand Streaming

Oct 31

Berkeley, CA

Jan 29–Feb 27
Mar 19
The Magic City

Chicago, IL

Manual Cinema is an Emmy Award-winning performance collective, design studio, and film production company.

Upcoming Projects

Leonardo and Sam* The Film!
Adapted from the beloved children’s books by Mo Willems, and realized through mind-bending projection, DIY cinema, music, and immersive sound by critically-acclaimed multimedia artists Manual Cinema, Leonardo & Sam tells the story of a monster who longs to be scary and the big decisions about identity and empathy that we all must make.
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Touring October, 2021
Love, loss, and creation merge in unexpected ways in this thrilling classic gothic tale conceived by Manual Cinema.
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In Theatres August 27, 2021
Nia DaCosta directs this contemporary incarnation of the cult classic featuring shadow puppetry by Manual Cinema.
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