IMPASSE (1978), directed by Caroline and Frank Mouris, preserved in 2020 thanks to a collaborative effort between the Academy Film Archive and the Yale Film Archive. Watch a conversation recorded in November, 2020, in which the Mourises speak with Yale film archivist Brian Meacham about the origin of the film, their connection with Avery through designer Saul Bass, and how the painstaking work was performed by their small “animation studio.“