Big Sky Documentary Film Festival: Shorts Block 18

Fri Feb 23 2018, 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM

All That We Carry: A Guatemalan woman tries to make a new home for herself in Oakland, California. But can a new beginning erase a painful past?(9 min)

Inhale: Through horses, a man feels an irrepressible duty to move in harmony with his pain. INHALE explores the infinite momentum of a man’s life who’s relationship with pain and grief transforms with time. (16 min)

Last Dance At Johnson's Barn: Since 1952, generations of North Dakota families have attended dances at Johnson’s Barn. The barn is an icon on the prairie - so integral to the community fabric that scarcely a family in the region can’t trace a courtship or marriage back to the barn. But when the farm’s owner, Brian Johnson, falls ill, he and his family face a heartbreaking decision. (17 min)

Koka, The Butcher: Koka’s world revolves around one simple and well-known bird: the pigeon. As a respected figure in Cairo’s pigeon fighting world, Koka devotes his time to training and caring for hundreds of pigeons in his self-built wooden tower. Under immense pressure from his conservative community to quit his passion, Koka is faced with the possibility that his pigeon fighting days may be coming to an end. (38 min)

Location: The Wilma 131 S Higgins Ave Missoula, MT