THE SATURDAY MORNING ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT-CEREAL CARTOON PARTY!
The Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat-Cereal Cartoon Party!
Saturday, August 26th
10AM to 1PM
Tickets: $15 Adults / $8 Kids Under 14 / Under 3 free!
It returns! Another round of the wildest cartoons from yesteryear with an all-you-can-eat-cereal bar!
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!! Youll 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.
Kier-La Janisse is a film writer and programmer, Editor-in-Chief of Spectacular Optical Publications, and founder of The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies. She has been a programmer for the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, co-founded Montreal microcinema Blue Sunshine and founded the CineMuerte Horror Film Festival 1999-2005 in Vancouver. She is the author of A Violent Professional: The Films of Luciano Rossi 2007 and House of Psychotic Women: An Autobiographical Topography of Female Neurosis in Horror and Exploitation Films 2012 and contributed to Destroy All Movies!! The Complete Guide to Punks on Film 2011, Recovering 1940s Horror: Traces of a Lost Decade 2014, The Canadian Horror Film: Terror of the Soul 2015 and We Are the Martians: The Legacy of Nigel Kneale 2015. She co-edited and published the anthology books KID POWER! 2014, Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s2015, Lost Girls: The Phantasmagorical Cinema of Jean Rollin 2017 and Yuletide Terror: Christmas Horror on Film and Television forthcoming, 2017. She is currently writing the book A Song From the Heart Beats the Devil Every Time: Childrens Programming and the Counterculture, 1965-1985 and a monograph about Monte Hellmans Cockfighter. A television series based on her book House of Psychotic Women is currently in development with Rook Films.