Shorts Block 2

Shorts Block 2

DEEP (FROM 6: AN UNBIRTH)

Dir. Natalita and Riley Teahan

5 min

Woman, descending into madness, surrenders to darkness instead of blindly worshiping the Gods of light. She enters the black waters of nature — swamps, wetlands, womb — to cocoon, to heal.

Director in attendance. Montana Made.


GAME

Dir. Joy Webster

14 min

A young boy struggles to accept the death of his mother while his sister copes through violence.

HAIR WOLF

Dir. Mariama Diallo

12 min

The staff of a black hair salon fend off a strange new monster: white women intent on sucking the lifeblood from black culture.


PUNCH ME
Dir. Jeanne Jo

6 min

A relationship is challenged when three hired goons interrupt dinner.

MEDIOCRITY FOR MICAH DAHL ANDERSON (WHO IS AMAZING AND NOT MEDIOCRE)

Dir. Drew Danburry

4 min
A hand drawn animated music video by Drew Danburry that’s perhaps a bit weird and maybe even experimental.

Director in attendance. Montana Made.


ALL MANKIND

Dir. Marshall Granger
10 min

An unexpecgted letter sends Benjamin through a long day's journey into night, inebriated by heartbreak and struck with wonder. Montana Made.

MY EX-GIRLFRIEND IS A SHOVEL

Dir. Dezi Gallegos

14 min

After her girlfriend of three years breaks up with her, Coral realizes that her ex wasn’t actually a person, but was in fact a shovel. Ultimately, Coral must confront her shovel ex-girlfriend to be able to move on.

HEROINES
Dir. Katia Badalian
7 min

A young girl with blooming awareness, Nina, interacts with her crass neighbor who explains the tangled world of intimacy and love. Drawing from her own experiences, Nina understands more than she thought. Montana Made.

E-I-E-I-O
Dir. Dash Metcalf
2 min
Pairing found film footage on the Library of Congress's website, and audio recordings of his 1 year old son Dash, Jack Metcalf re-contextualizes a sincere classic scene with contemporary humor. Director in attendance. Montana Made.


MUD

Dir. Shaandiin Tome

10 min

A women’s craving for a connection with her son is hindered by alcoholism. Director in attendance.

WHAT IS DONE

Dir. Michael Murphy

26 min

A woman confronts past family abuse and the pain she carries with her as she, her father, and her brother’s best friend navigate the birthday anniversary of that deceased brother, a casualty of the War in Vietnam. Director and crew in attendance.






















Screening Times

Film Info

Natalita, Riley Teahan, Joy Webster, Mariama Diallo, Jeanne Jo, Drew Danburry, Marshall Granger, Dez, 113 minutes