Animation Spotlight


Saturday, November 12 at 12:30pm

As 12-year-old Adama is about to experience his boyhood rite of passage, he and his brother’s lives are changed forever. Adama lives in a remote African village, but his older teenage brother Samba gets lured outside of their community to join the ranks of the... Read more

Narrative Shorts: Animation 1

Thursday, November 10 at 9:30pm

Narrative Shorts: Animation 2

Sunday, November 13 at 8:30pm

Phantom Boy

Saturday, November 12 at 2:15pm

“Phantom Boy,” the highly anticipated new film from the Academy Award®-nominated writers and directors of “A Cat in Paris,” is a stylish noir caper, set in the shadowy streets and alleyways of New York. Leo has a secret. A mysterious illness has transformed him... Read more

The Red Turtle

Saturday, November 12 at 6:15pm

An intriguing collaboration between independent Dutch animator Michael Dudok de Wit and the famed Studio Ghibli — longtime home of the legendary Hayao Miyazaki (“Spirited Away,” “Princess Mononoke”) — the dialogue-less “The Red Turtle” chronicles the major life... Read more

SLIFF/Kids Family Shorts 1

Saturday, November 5 at 12:00pm

SLIFF/Kids Family Shorts 2

Saturday, November 12 at 12:00pm


Sunday, November 13 at 6:00pm

Fifty years ago, the nation’s innocence about gun violence was lost. On Aug. 1, 1966, a sniper rode the elevator to the top floor of the University of Texas Tower and opened fire, holding the campus hostage for 96 minutes. When the gunshots were finally silenced,... Read more