September 26, 2012
A still shot from the short film "Catnip: Egress to Oblivion?"
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It must take some kind of perfect storm to nab an online people’s choice award at the Sundance Film Festival, Jason Willis surmises. In his case, it was a twister of cats, drugs, classroom films and the Internet. By Sara Shepherd.
Lawrence native's short film among those at festival
Everyone’s favorite Internet meme — the cat video — has hit the big time.
A Lawrence native's 7-minute, 1970s-classroom-documentary-style film — featuring narration of catnip research, pans of newspaper articles about it, psychedelic music and scads of wild-eyed, crazy-acting cats — was selected for the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. By Sara Shepherd.