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Poster for Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) opening night

Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) opening night

Opens on September 27

Run Time: 120 min.

Kick off the festival with our CXC Opening Night reception! Celebrate Cartoon Crossroads Columbus 2023 at the Gateway Film Center. Gather with old friends and meet new ones over a Gateway/CXC signature cocktail. Volunteers will be available to help you make your plans to experience CXC’s panels, expo and afterparties. Reception at 6:00 PM followed by a welcome from CXC staff at 7:15 PM and the first presentation, Ohio Animation Showcase screening at 7:30 PM.

Curated by Vincent Alexander and Rafael Rosado, this screening will showcase a variety of Ohio animated films to help kick off CXC 2023!

Admission is free.

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Ohio Arts Council
Greater Columbus Arts Council
The Columbus Foundation
Campus Partners
National Endowment for the Arts
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WOSU Public Media
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