Films in Competition 9

  • America For Americans
  • Fertile Myrtle
  • Mein Hutong
  • Notes From Buena Vista
  • Nutag - Homeland
  • The Sparrow's Flight


Main Theater - Michigan Theater Sat, Mar 25, 2017 12:45 PM
Film Info
Event Type:Shorts Program
Release Year:2017
Production Country:USA


Six short films including recent experimental, documentary, and animated works. Features the Hutongs in Beijing; a hand-painted visual poem about diaspora; one woman's absurdist struggle; a mobile home park in Silicon Valley; an essay about friendship, youth, illness and death in the form of an animated collage; and the World Premiere of America For Americans by Blair McClendon, a found footage essay film on the ecstacy and anguish of besieged black life in the United Stated of America.

Included Shorts

Mein Hutong (11min) More
Nutag - Homeland (6min) More
Fertile Myrtle (4min) More
America For Americans (33min) More
The Sparrow's Flight (14min) More
Notes From Buena Vista (9min) More

Additional Information

Sponsor: Metro Times

Community Partner: GameStart