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Sunday, December 04, 2022

This Saturday: 30th Anniversary KFJC Psychotronix Film Festival

The KFJC Psychotronix Film Festival returns to Foothill College this Saturday. Against all odds, we are back for our 30th Anniversary Show!

As fate would have it, the guys who produce this extravaganza, curators du jour Sci Fi Bob Ekman, Paul F. Etcheverry and Scott Moon, will be on KFJC plugging the heck out of it from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday evening!

On hand: our distinctive hallucinatory excursion through the irritated bowels of popular culture.

This includes 1950's commercials, phantasmagorical and forgotten animated cartoons, Z-movie trailers, Pre-Code musical excerpts, monster movie clips, oddball TV shows and, of course, bloopers.

Also on the bill: whatever unintentionally funny educational or advertising films and the campiest of uber-campy musical shorts (Soundies, Snader Telescriptions and especially Scopitones).

It's that time of year, so we'll run whatever cheesy Christmas films we can find.

In other words, we proudly present yet another freewheeling improvised program of questionable entertainment, a veritable winter harvest of pop culture mayhem.

When: Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 7:00 PM
Where: Room 5015, Foothill College campus
12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills (El Monte exit off 280)
Why: We like cheesy movies.
How Much? $5 Donation Benefits KFJC.
Parking: Lot #5 and Rumor has it that there will be Free Parking!
Public Transit: Cal Train and VTA
Info: Foothill College Transportation & Parking.

Arrive early, as the shows often sell out. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Be seeing you!

KFJC "listen & obey" poster by Judy Zillen. "Greetings from the Psychotronix Film Festival" postcard by Scott Moon. KFJC Psychotronix Film Festival "Evolution" graphic by Sci Fi Bob Ekman.


Buddy Hale said...

I'm depressed you started a topic with my boy Dick Grayson getting slapped. Not cool, Paul!

Paul F. Etcheverry said...

Well, after all, Mr. Wayne caught Dick being impertinent, insouciant and impetuous!

The cartoon that got a particularly rousing audience response in the show was the Max Fleischer Color Classic PLAY SAFE (1936). As is the case with POPEYE THE SAILOR MEETS SINDBAD THE SAILOR and the MGM cartoon TO SPRING, the 16mm prints of this are quite good. I'm assuming UCLA Film and TV Archives has a 35mm nitrate of it.

Buddy Hale said...

Cool! I'd someday like to host a cartoon showing binge in Florida, where I live. I'd probably do a Golden Age history, from Plane Crazy to Bye Bye Blackboard, with at least twenty or so "good representations".

Paul F. Etcheverry said...

Buddy, my suggestion is to get a group of classic movie/animation enthusiasts who reside not far from where you live and start meeting informally. If you know any 16mm projection geeks and film collectors, by all means enlist them. Our Psychotronix Film Fest group has been at it since the early 1980's, as has Jerry Beck. Tommy Stathes is presenting a 16mm cartoon show in Brooklyn on 12/18 and has been doing great work for quite a few years now.