Festival Schedule

Official Selections


Stay Up To Date.

Our monsters need your email! Then you can be a know-it-all.

My Life as a Zucchini (Ma Vie De Courgette)

Claude Barras
Kidsalorus :: Narrative Features
Running Time:75:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
10:45 AM EST
Saturday, November 11
Thalian Main

Icare is a 9-year-old only living with his alcoholic mother, who calls him Zucchini. After an accident, he’s sent to a group home. He slowly becomes comfortable there and through friendships with a young girl named Camille and Raymond, a well-meaning policeman, Zucchini finds the strength to overcome his own personal tragedy and embrace life. Based on a book by Gilles Paris, this is the director’s first feature-length, stop-motion animated film. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Short Before the Feature: Match // Danny Muñoz :: Alone and dejected lost sock in a laundromat meets an unlikely pair.