2018 Film Guide


Runtime: 10

Directed by: Daniel Bergeson

Location: Sioux Falls, SD

A mother must come to terms with her guilt after committing a heinous crime of vengeance.

Unexpected Company

Runtime: 16

Directed by: Kerry Vaughn Miller

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Dysfunctional sisters Angela and Ellen are forced to endure a dreary reclusive existence due to the dark secret they share. An unexpected visit from Ellen’s handsome co-worker may prove to be their salvation or their undoing. Delicious and haunting, this fractured fairytale serves up dark comedy with a real bite.


Runtime: 5

Directed by: Martin Lisius

Location: Arlington, TX

Wakinyan describes one of the few things that still exists on the Plains unaltered by man. It has always existed, and will—hopefully—remain unchanged. Wakinyan offers a glimpse into a pristine, natural world displayed on a canvas as big as the sky.

Water Lily

Runtime: 8

Directed by: Sierra Obioha

Location: Moorhead, MN

To the oblivious eye, Lily has lived a seemingly happy and healthy life with her mother and father. Unfortunately, this idealized version of her family was never the one she experienced. Her father, Samuel, is an abusive drunk who takes out his problems and insecurities on Lily’s mother, Alice. The abuse grows more frequent and […]


Runtime: 15

Directed by: Trevor Jimenez

Location: San Francisco, CA

“Weekends” is the story of a young boy shuffling between the homes of his recently divorced parents. Surreal, dream-like moments mix with the domestic realities of a broken up family in this hand-animated film set in 1980’s Toronto.

Willow Creek Road

Runtime: 16

Directed by: Francesca Mirabella

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Big Sky Grant recipient ‘Willow Creek Road’ explores the internal world of a lonely Montana ranch hand, Ruth. When Ruth is unexpectedly drawn into the lives of two children, she slowly assumes the role of a Mother, awakening a sense of play, femininity, protection, and connection. Ruth must face reality, and ultimately herself, when the […]

Witches of Wonder

Runtime: 7

Directed by: John Gigrich

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Two young witches must figure out how to rescue their younger sister after they accidentally send her back in time.

You Are The Captain

Runtime: 11

Directed by: Dan Samiljan

Location: Los Angeles, CA

A young woman looking for direction in life signs herself up for a mysterious self-help guru’s method to enhance her life. But when she tries to opt out, she finds out that she may have signed up for more than she bargained for.

Your Community Theatre

Runtime: 10

Directed by: Charlotte Grandpre

Location: Aberdeen, SD

Your Community Theatre touches on the beginnings of the Aberdeen Community Theatre and gives a brief behind-the-scenes look into what it’s like to be a part of productions, on and off stage.