Sunnyside Family Festival to Showcase Rare Classic Cartoons

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SUNNYSIDE — In a rare opportunity for both kids and film connoisseurs alike, several rarely-seen cartoons from the 1930s and 40s will be shown this Saturday during the second Flicks in the Garden festival in Sunnyside Gardens Park.
Last year, the festival presented short narrative films, some of which were made by local filmmakers. “But this time we wanted to do a family event,” said Emilie McDonald, 43, a Sunnyside-based filmmaker and one of the festival’s organizers.
The organizers got in touch with Tommy Jose Stathes, a Queens-based archivist and historian of early animated and silent films who also runs the website … Full Story

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