The discovery of fire not only banished the darkness and provided warmth to our ancestors, it also allowed them to shape their imagination by projecting shadows.
Relive the origins of the moving image by casting your own shadow as it bends, towers and twists to craft imagined worlds, wonderous characters and incredible tales in this interactive experience that unites ancient storytelling techniques with modern technology.
How to watch
In ACMI's collection
On display until
16 February 2031
ACMI: Gallery 1
The Story of the Moving Image → Moving Pictures → MI-01. Light and Shadow → MI-01-AV01