'Mythical Creatures' Is An Animated Holocaust Film Unlike Anything You've Ever Seen

July 31, 2014 2:53 PM

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'Mythical Creatures' Is An Animated Holocaust Film Unlike Anything You've Ever Seen

Los Angeles artist Gary Baseman is currently raising funds for his upcoming film project, "Mythical Creatures," based on the heartbreaking story of his father's narrow escape from Poland during the Holocaust. Yet Baseman is plotting a film experience like no other, combining his father's narrative with animation, theater and other fantastical storytelling devices to create a creative space somewhere between life, art and a beautiful dream.

"My parents were holocaust survivors, all of their friends were holocaust survivors," Baseman explained in an email to the Huffington Post Arts. "That was the world that I knew. Holocaust survivors looked at me as the new generation, and so shielded me from the horror that they went through. They ki...

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