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January 2017

Cartoon Carnival 52: Friday the 13th

January 13, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Shoestring Press, 663 Classon Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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It’s time to sit back and cross your fingers while we inaugurate a whole new season of Cartoon Carnivals! There's another hefty batch of 16mm (no digital!) animated cartoons from the 1910s to the 1940s, straight from the Stathes Archives to the silver screen at Shoestring Press, in store for all... In celebration of the much maligned Friday the 13th, we'll be kicking 2017 off with all kinds of ancient cartoon accidents, tragedies, supestitions, bad luck, and anything else that…

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Felix the Cat & Other Vintage Toons

January 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary and Victorian Garden, 149-19 38th Ave
Flushing, NY 11354 United States
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$5

Experience the magical world of vintage animation, projected on 16mm film as it often was in homes through much of the 20th century. Film historian Tom Stathes brings us a delightful afternoon of vintage cartoons from Pat Sullivan Studios, including Felix the Cat. For children and adults of all ages. Admission: $5; children under 3 free.

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February 2017

Cartoon Carnival 53: Fairytales & Fables

February 25, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Shoestring Press, 663 Classon Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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$10

It's time to sit back and relax for another hefty batch of 16mm (no digital!) animated cartoons from the 1910s to the 1940s, straight from the Stathes Archives to the silver screen at Shoestring Press... Throughout animation history, it was immensely popular to adapt (and spoof!) classic fairytales and fables from antiquity...sometimes giving them a 'modern' spin. This was especially true in the era of theatrical shorts, and we're showcasing these whimsical animated versions of yesteryear to combat a dreary…

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