Skip to comments.Internet Cat Videos Now Have Their Own Film Festival
Posted on 07/20/2012 1:24:35 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows
Film festivals like Tribeca, Sundance and Cannes are widely known for debuting films that generate buzz, some of which even go on to become recognized with prized industry awards. Internet viral cat videos don't quite fall into that spectrum, but a newly debuting event is hoping to make sure that they do.
That's right: there is going to be a new film festival entirely dedicated to everyone's favorite workplace time suck, the magic that is viral cat videos.
According to the Los Angeles Times, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis is all set to host the first ever film festival dedicated to feline entertainment. Organizer Katie Czarniecki Hill will solicit the local public for nominations for their favorite cat videos. She'll then view them, decide which will be deemed winners, and display them on a big screen on the festival's date, August 30. The festival will last approximately an hour and seek to shower all its attendants with an overabundance of adorable cats.
Viewing these types of viral videos is usually done alone, but Hill is seeking to make it a social act that transcends the online medium in which the video is presented.
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Schroedinger’s cat moves in quantum steps.
I love the whole cats & dogs as buddies genre:
It’s my favorite. Nothing sweeter than a big friendly dog and a playful kitteh.
The Weeping Angels are back in cat form.
It’s one of those timey-wimey things, I guess.
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