Saturday Morning All You Can Eat Cereal Cartoon Party!

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Saturday Morning All You Can Eat Cereal Cartoon Party!
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Saturday Morning All You Can Eat Cereal Cartoon Party! says

Saturday, May 21st @ 10:00AM to 1:00PM
3 Non-Stop Hours of Vintage Cartoons!
Eat all the cereal you can handle!



Remember Saturday mornings? Kids today may not realize the significance of the Saturday morning ritual, but once upon a time, we had to wait a whole week to get our cartoon fix, and when we got it, we tended to binge. In that gleefully gluttonous spirit, curator Kier-La Janisse presents a 3-hour trip down memory lane with a tribute to the eye-popping, brain-addling Saturday morning cartoons of yore, complete with a smorgasbord of delicious sugary cereals (and yes, we have non-dairy too!)! You’ll see both faves and obscurities spanning the 40s through the 80s, all punctuated with vintage commercials and PSAs! The lineup is always a secret, but there will be monsters, sci-fi, sleuths, superheroes and all kinds of 2D silliness, so get ready for a sugar rush and an explosion of nostalgia all wrapped up in one candy-coated package.

Curator Bio:

Kier-La Janisse is a film writer and programmer, Editor-in-Chief of Spectacular Optical Publications, founding director ofThe Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studiesand the Festival Director of Monster Fest in Melbourne, Australia. She has been a programmer for the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, co-founded Montreal microcinemaBlue Sunshine, founded the CineMuerte Horror Film Festival (1999-2005) in Vancouver and was the subject of the documentaryCelluloid Horror(2005). She has contributed to Destroy All Movies!! The Complete Guide to Punks on Film (Fantagraphics, 2011), and is the author of A Violent Professional: The Films of Luciano Rossi (FAB Press, 2007) and House of Psychotic Women: An Autobiographical Topography of Female Neurosis in Horror and Exploitation Films(FAB Press, 2012). She co-edited and published the anthology booksKID POWER!andSatanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s.
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By: The Royal Cinema - Toronto

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