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SRP: $19.95 | TRT: 85 minutes
Street date: 9/25/12
Bill Plympton Day
UPC: 881394116320 | Catalog: CLS 1163
"The Toonist"
Genre: Documentary, Animation
Deleted Scenes
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Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Annecy, France, June, 2011
Museum of Moving Image, Astoria, NY, June, 2011
Solyanka State Gallery, Moscow, Russia, June, 2011
Burbank Film Festival, Burbank CA, Sept. 15-18, 2011
Woodstock Film Festival, Woodstock, NY, Sept. 21-25, 2011
Indie Ani-Fest, Seoul, Korea, Sep. 22-27, 2011
George Eastman House, Rochester NY, Sept. 29, 2011
Bend Film Festival, Bend OR, Oct. 6-9, 2011
Friars Club Comedy Film Festival, NYC, Oct. 14, 2011
San Francisco Documentary Film Festival, CA Oct. 13-16, 2011
Flyway Film Festival, Pepin & Stockholm, WI, Oct. 20-23, 2011
SoDok Animation Film Festival, South Dakota State University, Oct. 20, 2011
DokLeipzig, Leipzig, Germany, Oct. 17-23, 2011
Flip Animation Festival, Wolverhampton, UK, Oct. 27-30, 2011
PISAF, Gyeonggi Province, Korea, Nov. 4-8, 2011
Valley Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, Nov.11-13, 2011
St. Louis International Film Festival, MI, Nov. 10-20, 2011
Fredrikstad Animation Festival, Fredrikstad, Norway, Nov. 9-13, 2011
Waterloo Festival for Animated Cinema, November 17-20, 2011 in Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada
Cape Ann Community Cinema, December 3, 2011 in Gloucester, MA
Spokane International Film Festival, Spokane, WA, February 3-5, 2012
Boulder International Film Festival, Boulder, CO, February 18, 2012
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Missoula, MT, February 20, 2012
Fantosporto, Portugal, February 22 & 25th, 2012
Fargo Film Festival, Fargo, ND, March 8, 2012
Cinema Arts Centre, Huntington, NY, March 8, 2012
Los Angeles Animation Festival, LA, CA, March 10, 2012
Sony Animation - Ray Harryhausen Theater, LA, CA, March 12, 2012
Dreamworks Animation - Studio screening, LA, CA, March, 13, 2012
Northwest Film Forum - Theatrical week, Seattle, WA, March 16-22, 2012
Holland Animation Film Festival - Utrecht, Holland, March 31, 2012
The Art Theater, Documentary Festival, Champaign, IL, April 8-10, 2012
Savannah International Animation Festival, Savannah, GA, April 13-15, 2012
Hot Docs Market, Toronto, Canada, April 26-May 6, 2012
The Art Theater, Documentary Festival, Champaign, IL, April 8-10, 2012
Sarasota Film Festival, Sarasota, FL, April 14 -15, 2012
Newport Beach Film Festival, April 29, 2012
60 N Os International Film Festival, Os, Norway, April 22, 2012
McMenamins, Oregon & Washington - Theatrical Week, May 19-27, 2012
Union Docs, Brooklyn, NY, May 27, 2012
MoMA The Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY, June 21, 2012
Tri-State Film Festival, Matamora, PA September 28-29, 2012