The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

“Based on Bailey’s award-winning 2010 natural history memoir of the same name, the 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 2020 Film Festival Screenings

Oct. 3 & Oct. 4 ~ Crested Butte Film Festival ~ Crested Butte, Colorado, USA

Oct. (1st week) ~ Discover Film Awards ~ London, UK

Oct. 18 (afternoon) ~ Superfest Disability Film Festival ~ San Francisco, California, USA. This special film screening includes an audio description narration by Kiki Samko for viewers with sight limitations and is fully captioned for narration and soundscape for hearing limitations.

Additional screenings will be added as available. Please find below, festivals that have been postponed. 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 until autumn 2020, 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 until fall 2020, due to Covid-19)

Julien Dubuque International Film Festival ~ Dubuque, Iowa, USA (Festival postponed to 2021 due to Covid-19.)

General Festivals Brattleboro Film Festival, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA Brisbane International Film Festival, Brisbane, Australia Chagrin Documentary Film Festival, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, 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 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 Revelation Perth International Film Festival, Perth, Australia Santa Cruz Film Festival, Santa Cruz, California, USA St. Louis International Film Festival, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Tacoma Film Festival, Tacoma, Washington, USA Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival (traveling), West Orange, New Jersey, 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

Environmental/Green Festivals 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

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