Dir. Jim Henson, Frank Oz
1982, UK, USA, 93 min
In another time, the Dark Crystal – a source of balance and truth in the universe – was shattered, dividing the world into two factions: the wicked Skeksis and the peaceful Mystics. Now, as the convergence of the three suns approaches, the crystal must be healed, or darkness will reign forever. It’s up to Jen – one of the last of his race – to fulfill the prophecy that a Gelfling will return the missing shard to the crystal and destroy the Skeksis’ evil empire. But will young Jen’s courage be any match for the unknown dangers that await him?
Content warning: Frightening scenes
There will be free stop motion animation workshop offered by Art City in the Artspace lobby from noon-1pm.
Cinematheque acknowledges the continued and generous support of the Assiniboine Credit Union for our Cabin Fever series.