Screening: Saturday, May 5th, 2018, 3pm
Directed by Jeremiah Zagar
Starring Evan Rosado, Raúl Castillo, and Sheila Vand
Running Time: 94 mins
Synopsis: Manny, Joel and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah embraces an imagined world all his own.
“In every scene, We the Animals evokes not only the specificity of that world but the deep-seated challenges of escaping it.” – Eric Kohn, indieWire
“A complicated coming-of-age tale that not only brings refreshing insights but gives us beautifully rendered images that have the power to haunt you for days.” – Jordan Ruimy, The Playlist