Below is information regarding the 2016 St. Louis International Film Festival. The 2017 festival will take place Nov. 2-12, 2017.

Narrative Shorts: New Faces of French Animation

80 min.

Schedule

Saturday, Nov. 12 at 6:45pm

Animation with a French twist.

Alison

Adrien Calle, Leïla Courtillon, Martin Hurmane, Nathan Otaño & Jules Rigolle

Alison gives birth to a creature that runs away when faced with the oppressive stares of huge statues surrounding it.

2015
2 min.
French

In Deep Waters

Sarah Van Den Boom

Three characters share a secret and intimate experience that makes an indelible mark on their lives.

2015
12 min.
French

My Home

Phuong Mai

The day after Hugo’s mother comes home, he wakes up to find black feathers scattered all over the house.

2015
12 min.
French

Rhizome

Boris Labbé

From the infinitely small to the infinitely big, everything in the universe is closely linked and made up of a combination of movements in perpetual metamorphosis.

2015
12 min.
French

A Slice of the Country

Hanna Letaïf

A family of animals finds a nice spot for a picnic, but the tranquil atmosphere of this luncheon on the grass rapidly degenerates.

2015
7 min.
French

Sunday Lunch

Céline Devaux

At a typical Sunday lunch, Jean’s family members ask him questions but don’t listen to his answers, give him advice that they don’t follow, and kindly stroke and then slap him.

2015
14 min.
French

Tigers Tied Up in One Rope

Benoit Chieux

After a scolding by his mother, an extremely lazy boy finally decides to get a job and reveals unanticipated amounts of imagination, creativity, and perseverance.

2015
8 min.
French

Yul and the Snake

Gabriel Harel

When Yùl goes with his big brother Dino to make a deal with thuggish Mike, a mysterious snake appears when things go wrong.

2015
13 min.
French