Sylvio

SATURDAY, OCT. 21— THE GRANADA — 3:15 PM

(dir. Kentucker Audley, Albert Birney)
2017, USA, 80 mins, Narrative Feature

Synopsis

It’s the story of a small town gorilla, Sylvio, who is stuck in his job at a debt collection agency. Deep down he just wants to express himself with his hand puppet, Herbert Herpels, and his puppet show that highlights the quiet moments of life. He accidentally joins a local TV program and a series of on-air mishaps threaten to shatter his identity, sending him on a journey of self-discovery.

History: Sylvio was born on Vine, where he racked up over 500,000 followers and 100 million loops.

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