Petite Maman
Special Screening


Monday, June 17, 2024 | 7:00pm

Little Theatre 1 (240 East Ave.)
Doors open at 6:30pm

$10 General Admission
Little Member passes, discounts, and vouchers are not applicable to this screening. | Tickets available online in advance, at our box office during open hours, or at the door (if available).

Prepare for something awesome with the New York State Puppet Festival (NYSPF) “Puppets on Film” Short Film Program, highlighting emerging puppetry and traditional techniques to tell immersive and engaging stories. For the first time, the festival has curated a short film program to challenge the conventional wisdom of what puppeteering on film can be.

  • Emma Wiseman and Emily Zemba’s Out of Office | 26 mins
  • Sarah Finn’s Our Bodies Like Dams | 10 mins
  • Raymond Carr’s Hitori | 12 mins
  • Shayna Strype’s Our Mine | 11 mins
  • Manuel Del Valle’s El Triste | 14 mins
  • Matthias Sahli and Immanuel Esser’s The Newt Congress | 16 mins

The New York State Puppet Festival brings live puppetry to the region in a biannual theatre festival – this year June 20 to 30 in Perry, New York. Come chat with festival organizers before and after this film screening to find out more!

Support comes from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the NYS Legislature, the Conable Family Foundation, the Ralph C. Wilson Arts & Cultural Initiative, and the Mary Conable & Norm Gayford Charitable Trust.

Similar to Rated PG-13 | Approx. 80 mins | Comedy, Drama, Puppetry | Various

All shorts are in English or have English subtitles.