Big Sky Documentary Film Festival: Shorts Block 8

Mon Feb 19 2018, 01:15 PM - 02:45 PM

Deighties: Having lost his wife 18 months earlier, octogenarian Phil decides that he no longer wishes to be alone anymore and embarks on a quest to find new love. With the changing times, Phil needs to navigate the complexities of the modern tools at his disposal for finding a mate. Heart-warming and nostalgic, DEIGHTIES explores the ever-changing world of courting, the difficulties of growing old single and highlights the simple, undeniable truth that in one way or another everyone is searching for companionship. (8 min)

In Place: Where is the line between positive and negative? How do we know when we have crossed it? Is it even a line? An exploration of the places we go and the things we do to find comfort, no matter the costs (12 min)

Mickey's Pets: The National Taxidermy Championships is an annual event that looks for taxidermists that are the best at their craft. Mickey is a young taxidermist participating in her first year at the event. With her trusty peacock, Mickey must overcome her insecurities in order to win first place at the world-renowned competition. (13 min)

Consumed: Following the landscapes, mines, factories, and shipyards of Chinese production, CONSUMED offers a stunning look into the interconnectedness of what we buy, sell, and trade and brings to light the global impact behind our consumption habits. (19 min)

Beneath The Trees: With the help of an old still camera, a Mexican immigrant diagnosed with memory loss retraces his journey across the Arizona border with his granddaughter. (21 min)

Location: MCT 425 E. Broadway Missoula, MT