Two upcoming John Canemaker events in the New York area:
The Tribeca Film Festival will salute the animator with The Animated World of John Canemaker, a program of shorts and documentaries spanning his career as a filmmaker, author, teacher and historian. Films in the program include: Confessions of a Stardreamer; Bridgehampton; The Wizard’s Son; Bottom’s Dream; Otto Messmer and Felix the Cat and the Academy Award-winning The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation. Monday, April 30, 6:15 p.m. and Sunday, May 6, 10:30 a.m. at AMC Kips Bay Theater 14, 570 Second Avenue (at 32nd St.) and Thursday, May 3, at midnight at the Tribeca Cinemas, Theater 2, 54 Varick Street (Below Canal Street, at Laight Street).
From April 16th through May 23rd a display of hand-drawn, original animation art from CanemakerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Academy Award-winning film The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation, will be on display in the Hewitt Gallery of Art at Marymount Manhattan College, located at 221 East 71st Street. On Thursday, April 19, 2007, at 7:00 P.M. there will be a reception for the artist at the Hewitt Gallery. It is preceded at 5:30 P.M. by a screening of THE MOON AND THE SON at the Beekman Theatre, which is located at 1271 Second Avenue between 66th and 67th Streets. This event is free of charge for all attendees.