New York City’s largest animation event, Animation Block Party, has returned for its thirteenth edition. The event starts tonight and continues through the weekend.
Tonight’s opening night outdoor screening, in conjunction with Rooftop Films, is free, and one of the festival’s few events to take place in Manhattan. It’s at Brookfield Place (220 Vesey Street) ground level, along the water between West Street and the Hudson River. Doors open at 6:30pm, live music at 7:45pm, and films at 8:45pm. The screening is free so head on over.
In addition to six blocks of new animated shorts, the festival includes numerous other screenings and events. Among the highlights: