Montana International Film Festival | Billings, MT Sept 19-23, 2018

made-in-montana films

This block is made up of 5 short films shot and produced in Montana.
There are three short narrative films and two short documentary films.

Only one ticket is necessary to see all 5 films.

Art House Cinema, Sept 15 | 6:30 pm

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All Mankind
directed by Marshall Granger | USA, 10 minutes

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



directed by Kristen Hester | USA, 18 minutes

Big Sky Film Grant Recipient

A young mother struggles with the demon of her eating disorder and the implication that it holds for her six-year-old daughter.


Willow Creek Road
directed by Francesca Mirabella | USA, 15 minutes

Big Sky Film Grant Recipient

An isolated ranch hand is forced to confront herself, when she unexpectedly picks up two children along a rural Montana road.



The Battered Wife
directed by Jessica Portuondo | USA, 5 minutes

A Battered Wife tells the story of Montana and its tormented relationship with industrial mining. The essay “The Battered Wife,” published in Unearthing Paradise: Montana Writers in Defense of Greater Yellowstone, is part of a community effort to stop Lucky Minerals from mining for gold in parts of Paradise Valley.


directed by Colter Olmstead | USA, 8 minutes

The story of a young bowhunter as she journey's out on her first hunting experience in the Montana wilderness.