Belle & Sebastian
With stunning cinematography and the majestic Alps as a backdrop, this heartfelt drama centers on the courage of a young orphan and his dog, a Great Pyrenees. Living in a small village with César, an adoptive “grandfather,” the boy stumbles upon the town’s secret—despite the Nazi occupation, many of the town’s citizens are secretly organizing the passage of Jewish refugees into Switzerland. Suitable for grades 7–Adult.
Co-sponsor: Consulat Général de France à San Francisco.
Underwritten by Helene and Ross Gordon; Margaret and Stuart Winter.