Film Series: A Visit from John Canemaker April 19-20

| April 18, 2013

John Canemaker

Webster University Film Series presents A Visit from John Canemaker: Selected Films, as part of Kinematifest 6, Webster University’s International Animation and Interactive Media Festival:

Friday, April 19, 7 p.m.
John Canemaker presents a selection of his celebrated films, including his Academy Award-winning short The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation,

Saturday, April 20, 7 p.m.
Canemaker will present a special discussion and screening of films by legendary animator Windsor McKay. Perhaps best known for his seminal comic strip Little Nemo in Slumberland, Mckay was a brilliant artist whose painstaking and richly detailed films, such as Gertie the Dinasaur (1914), and The Sinking of the Lusitania (1918), which pioneered early animation.

Both programs take place in the Moore Auditorium. Admission is $6 for the general public, $5 for senior adults (60 +), students from other schools and Webster alumni, $4 for WU faculty and staff, and free to WU students with valid ID.

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The Webster University Film Series receives funding from the Regional Arts Commission and the Missouri Arts Council – a state agency.

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