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Courtesy of A24

SCREENING, SCREENING + Q&A

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 7:00 pm

Location: Redstone Theater

With post-screening discussion with Jenny Slate 

Dir. Dean Fleischer Camp. 2022, 90 mins. With Jenny Slate, Rosa Salazar, Thomas Mann, and Isabella Rossellini. Marcel is an adorable one-inch-tall shell who ekes out a colorful existence with his grandmother Connie and their pet lint, Alan. Once part of a sprawling community of shells, they now live alone as the sole survivors of a mysterious tragedy. But when a documentary filmmaker discovers them amongst the clutter of his Airbnb, the short film he posts online brings Marcel millions of passionate fans, as well as unprecedented dangers and a new hope at finding his long-lost family. A beloved character, created by Dean Fleischer Camp and Jenny Slate and previously featured in three award-winning stop-motion animated short films, gets his big-screen debut in this hilarious and heartwarming story about finding connection in the smallest corners. An A24 Film. The film opens in theaters June 24.

This event is at capacity.