The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

“Based on Bailey’s award-winning natural history memoir of the same name, this gorgeous movie features Ariela Kuh as the ill woman and narration by Daryl Hannah. But the real star is the white-lipped forest snail (Neohelix albolabris).” —The San Francisco Examiner

When a woman is bedridden by a mysterious pathogen, a forest snail unexpectedly takes up residence on her nightstand. Together, the woman and snail share an intimate journey of survival and resilience. Their captivating and graceful explorations expand the boundaries of the bedroom. An intimate and surprising live action story. Adapted from the award-winning nonfiction memoir of the same title.

VOICE DARYL HANNAH   WOMAN ARIELA KUH   FOREST SNAIL NEOHELIX ALBOLABRIS   WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY ELISABETH_TOVA_BAILEY

Upcoming Film Festival Screenings

Dec. 5-12, 2020 ~ Leuven International Short Film Festival ~ Leuven, Belgium. Screens in the ASMR/Relax program. ASMR stands for Auto Sensory Meridian Response. This online screening is available only for Belgium residents.

March 10-21, 2021 ~ Tampere Film Festival, Tampere, Finland. Screens in the ANYMAL special shorts program. Live theater screenings March 10-14 and online platform March 10-21, for professional guests March 10-31.

March 16-21, 2021 ~ Discover Film Awards ~ London, UK

April 18-25, 2021Julien Dubuque International Film Festival ~ Dubuque, Iowa, USA

Additional screenings will be posted as available. Please find below festivals that have been delayed due to the pandemic. You can also subscribe below for updates. Please stay safe.

Kinofilm 16th Manchester International Short Film & Animation Festival ~ “Women in Film 2 (INT)” shorts block, Manchester, UK (Festival postponed due to Covid-19)

Albany FilmFest ~ “Environmental Shorts Block” Albany, California, USA (Festival postponed due to Covid-19)

BreakThroughs: The Tulane Public Health and Social Justice Film Festival ~ New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (Festival postponed due to Covid-19)

Austrian Film Festival, Austria
Brattleboro Film Festival, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA
Brisbane International Film Festival, Brisbane, Australia
Chagrin Documentary Film Festival, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA
Crested Butte Film Festival, Crested Butte, Colorado, USA
ECU—The European Independent Film Festival, Paris, France
Edmonton International Film Festival, Alberta, Canada
Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, Rhode Island, Massachusetts USA
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA
Kendal Mountain Festival, Kendal, UK
Kerry International Film Festival Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Leuven International Short Film Festival, Leuven, Belgium
Maine International Film Festival, Maine, USA
MIFF-BY-THE-SEA, Bar Harbor, Maine
Oldenburg International Film Festival, Oldenburg, Germany
Olympia Film Society (Portland EcoFilm Touring), Olympia, Washington, USA
Portland International Film Festival, Portland, Oregon, USA
Revelation Perth International Film Festival, Perth, Australia
Santa Cruz Film Festival, Santa Cruz, California, USA
Santa Monica International Film Festival, Santa Cruz, California, USA
St. Louis International Film Festival, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Superfest Disability Film Festival, San Francisco, California, USA
Tacoma Film Festival, Tacoma, Washington, USA
Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival (traveling),West Orange, New Jersey, USA
USA Film Festival, Dallas, Texas, USA
Vermont International Film Festival/Made Here Showcase, Burlington, Vermont, USA
Victoria Film Festival, British Columbia, Canada
White River Indie Films & VIFF/Made Here Showcase, White River Junction, Vermont, USA
Woods Hole Film Festival, Massachusetts, USA

American Conservation Film Festival,Shepherdstown, West Virginia, USA
CinemAmbiente, Turin, Italy
Environmental Film Festival at Yale, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (live screening cancelled due to Covid)
Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, Carnegie Institution of Science, Washington DC, USA
Eugene Environmental Film Festival, Eugene, Oregon, USA
International Wildlife Film Festival, Missoula, Montana, USA
Jackson Wild Media Awards, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA
Krakow International Green Film Festival, Krakow, Poland
Life After Oil International Film Festival, Sardegna, Italy
Portland EcoFilm Festival, Portland, Oregon, USA
San Francisco Green Film Festival, San Francisco, California, USA
San Francisco Green Film Festival ENCORE, 9th Street Independent Film Center, San Francisco, California, USA
Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Nevada City, California, USA