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

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2019 Official Selection

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Opening Night Film

Epic Yellowstone narrated by Bill Pullman
Dir Thomas Winston | 60 min | USA | Billings Premiere
Thursday, September 19

Sponsored by The Smithsonian Channel and Greater Yellowstone Coalition


Closing Night Film

Robert The Bruce
Dir Richard Gray | 124 min | USA | North America Premiere
Sunday, September 22nd


Narrative Feature Films

The Cat and the Moon
Dir Alex Wolff | 90 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Frances Ferguson
Dir Bob Byington | 74 min | USA | Montana Premiere

I’d Like To Be Alone Now
Dir Jon Dabach | 107 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Inner City Rats
Dir Sam Garcia Southern | 73 min | USA | World Premiere

Nighthawks
Dir Grant S. Johnson | 90 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Once Upon A River
Dir Haroula Rose | 90 min | USA |Montana Premiere


Documentary Feature Films

“...so good I can’t take it”
Dir Kirk LeClaire | 81 min | USA | Billings Premiere

Boom 
Dir Jordan Albertsen | 84 min | USA | Montana Premiere

California’s Forgotten Children
Dir Melody Miller | 90 min | USA | Billings Premiere

The Deported
Dir Pat McGee | 90 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Dosed
Dir Tyler Chandler | 82 min | USA | North America Premiere

Hugh Hefner’s After Dark: Speaking Out in America
Dir Brigitte Berman | 101 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Shattered Dreams: Sex Trafficking in America
Dir Bill Wisneski | 60 min | USA | Montana Premiere


Made-In-MT Films

Angela Farm
Dir Cherin Spencer-Bower | USA | 7 min | World Premiere

An Eaglet's First Flight
Dir Cherin Spencer-Bower | USA | 5 min | World Premiere

Blackfeet Flood
Dir Torsten Kjellstrand & Ben Shors | 27 min | USA | Billings Premiere

The Hive
Dir Matthew McKee | 9 min | USA | World Premiere

Movements
Dir Colin Scott | 13 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Polly/Dolly
Dir John Akre | USA | 7 min | World Premiere

Quartz
Dir Drew Danburry | USA | 5 min | World Premiere

Superfund: Tailing History
Dir Christopher Rolinson | 17 min | USA | Billings Premiere

Yellowstone Invader
Dir Ashley Siana | 7 min | USA | World Premiere

Youth Hunt Unleaded
Dir Cherin Spencer-Bower | USA | 15 min | World Premiere


Short Films USA

Churros
Dir Emilie McDonald & Bruce Smolanoff | 13 min | Mexico & USA | Montana Premiere

Detained
Dir Khushnuda Shukurova | 9 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Dishwasher
Dir Peter Lively | 7 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Dreamwisher
Dir Colin Costello | 8 min | USA | World Premiere

First Person
Michael Lang | 4 min | USA | Montana Premiere

The Hawaiian Sands Motel
Dir Frank Maldonado | 12 min | USA | World Premiere

Isabelle
Dir Justin Coupe Alvaro G. Huezo | 4 min | USA | Montana Premiere

The Jump
Dir Gabriele Di Sazio | 3 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Love Club
Dir Em Johnson | 12 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Pastalight
Dir Christopher Martini | 19 min | USA | North America Premiere

Pens
Dir Ty Minton-Small | 12 min | USA | World Premiere

Pinball
Dir Naveen Chaubal | 8 min | USA | World Premiere

Polished
Dir Joshua Overbay & Andie Morgenlander | 3 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Sergey's Fortune
Dir Peter Mackie | 16 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Shadow Puppet
Dir Daniel James McCabe | 11 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Sven
Dir Christopher Rucinski | 11 min | USA | World Premiere

White Flags
Dir Luke Harlan | 16 min | USA | Montana Premiere

White Guys Solve Sexism
Dir Christopher Guerrero | 6 min | USA | Montana Premiere


Short Films International

Boys Night
Dir James Price | 16 min | United Kingdom | North America Premiere

Bully
Dir Damien Howard | 5 min | Australia | Montana Premiere

I am Zal
Dir Hooman Naderi | 13 min | Iran | North America Premiere

Living with the NEVER-MIND™
Dir Konstantin Enste | 2 min | Germany | Montana Premiere

The Noise of the Light
Dir Germain Robin | 23 min | France | Montana Premiere

RESURRECTION
Dir Sabine Crossen | 10 min | France | Montana Premiere

Skógafoss
Dir Niels Bourgonje | 10 min | Netherlands | North America Premiere

Snor
Dir Michael Middelkoop | 14 min | Netherlands | North America Premiere

Strange Planet Theory
Dir Marco Antonio Pereira | 14 min | Brazil | North America Premiere

Theo & Celeste
Dir Hannah Dougherty | 3 min | Australia | Montana Premiere

Understanding
Dir Umit Aygul | 7 min | Turkey | North America Premiere

Zombies and Indians
Dir Keith Lawrence | 12 min | Canada | World Premiere


Documentary Short Films

The Cage
Dir Lia Smaka | 7 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Chasing Monsters
Dir Krystle Wright | 5 min | USA | North America Premiere

Climb-It Change
Dir AJ Winslow | 15 min | USA | Billings Premiere

Here to Stay
Dir Jessica Portuondo | 13 min | USA | World Premiere

History of Memory
Dir Sarah Klein & Tom Mason | 24 min | USA | Montana Premiere

The Imperfect Machine
Dir Steven Summers | 11 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Land of the Eternal Spring
Dir Boaz Dvir | 4 min | USA | Montana Premiere

My Body is Not A Weapon
Dir Platon | 39 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Ocean Stories: Michele's Magic Carpet Ride
Dir Greg Goggin & Patrick  Creadon | 7 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Reclamation: The Rise at Standing Rock
Dir Michele Noble | 23 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Still Plays with Trains
Dir Ross Kauffman | 16 min | USA | Montana Premiere

StoryBooked: Inner Worlds
Dir Shern Sharma | 21 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Thou Shall Not Tailgate
Dir Greg Hamilton | 26 min | USA | Montana Premiere

Trout Country: Fly Fishing on a Changing Yellowstone
Dir Tony Valentino | 14 min | USA | World Premiere

Warbonnet: An Odyssey of Honor
Dir John Harrington | 13 min | USA | World Premiere

The Wonder
Dir Goh Iromoto | 7 min | USA | Montana Premiere