Animation Spotlight

Salvador Simó

In 1930 Paris, surrealist filmmaker Luis Buñuel is left penniless after the scandalous release of “L’Age d’Or” leads to a falling out with…

Ayumu Watanabe

Ayumu Watanabe’s “Children of the Sea” — the latest feature from Japan’s Studio 4°C, whose films include “Tekkonkinkreet,” “MFKZ,” and “Batman:…

Michel Ocelot

This charming new film from master animator Michel Ocelot (“Kirikou and the Sorceress,” “Azur & Asmar”) travels to the upper reaches and lower…

A collection of real-life stories told through a variety of animated techniques.

Chris Butler

“Missing Link” — the globe-trotting family adventure from the Oscar-nominated LAIKA Studios (“ParaNorman,” “Kubo and the Two Strings”) — stars the…

This impressively diverse program of animation features drugs, dogs, motorcycles, and much, much more.

These hilarious shorts will leave your sides aching.

Performers you recognize, and performances you won't forget.

A selection of tales from different countries that speak to our universal connections.

Vibrant imaginations and fascinating colors combine in this program of animation from around the world.

This collection proves that laughter truly is a universal language.

Worldly stories that test your mettle and tug at your heart.

As a bookend to our opening-night film, SLIFF offers a closing-night collection of shorts that explore the good and the bad of married life.

A potpourri of brain-warping comedies, animated films, and experimental shorts.

An evening of shorts with a musical theme is capped by a performance by the Opera Bell Band, creators of the film "Green Lemon Buggy."

Timeless fables and otherworldly adventures highlight this compilation for children ages 4 to 8.

Embracing your differences and following your dreams are just two of the messages in this program for children ages 8 to 13.