Sunday, September 17 at 2:00 pm
DIRECTOR KIRK WISE & ACTOR HEIDI MOLLENHAUER IN PERSON
An animated Disney adventure follows disfigured Quasimodo (Tom Hulce), the bell-ringer of Notre Dame Cathedral, who bides his time locked away in a tower. With only gargoyles to keep him company, Quasimodo longs to be with other people, leading to his chance encounter with the enchanting Gypsy Esmeralda (Demi Moore). When the beautiful young woman catches the attention of Quasimodo’s guardian, sinister Frollo (Tony Jay), Quasimodo must help to keep her out of his clutches.
Directors: Kirk Wise and Gary Trousdale
Cast: Tom Hulce, Demi Moore, Tony Jay, Jason Alexander
1996 | USA | 91 min
SCREENING SPONSORED BY MICHAEL & SUSANNAH LEWIS
Hailing from San Francisco, Kirk Wise is a graduate of CalArts and was accepted. Wise (born August 24, 1963) is an American film director, animator and screenwriter best known for his work at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Wise has directed such Disney animated films as “Beauty and the Beast,” “Atlantis: The Lost Empire,” and “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” He also directed the English language translation of Hayao Miyazaki’s “Spirited Away.”
For more than two and a half decades, starting from the age of 14, Heidi Mollenhauer worked as a professional singer in musical theater and as a solo cabaret performer in various clubs and theaters throughout her home town of New York City. She has performed throughout the country and abroad at venues including Goodspeed Opera House, Lincoln Center, Starlight in Indianapolis and The Hollywood Bowl.
While taking a break from performing, Heidi fell in love with the potter’s wheel, and for the last ten years has been happily making and exhibiting her work as well as teaching ceramics. She recently joined Act Underground Theater in her newly adopted home of Narrowsburg NY for a staged reading of “Motherhood Out Loud” and will be part of the cast of their production of “Other People’s Money” at the Tusten Theatre in early October 2017.