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Peter Paltridge

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The cancellation of mass gatherings in 2020 has resulted in a lot of creative solutions for those who don’t want to give up. Usually this means a “virtual” convention where the events are streamed live to a captive home-bound audience. The upside to this is that it means a lot of people who couldn’t otherwise attend these events, due to living far away from where they’re held, can now experience them from anywhere in the world.
So it is with the Tommy Stathes Cartoon Carnival, a monthly New York City film festival with ninety installments to its record. Those screenings have been on hold for the last few months as New York remains under heavy lockdown and Tommy had to figure out an alternate solution. He’s announced the Carnival is back — and streaming online!
For our May program, your head Cartoon Carnie must rely on whatever 16mm prints are laying around at home, since traveling out to off-site storage is much too risky! Thankfully, there are lots of goodies readily on hand...
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