Salida Film Festival: Scripted Shorts Package

Salida Film Festival: Scripted Shorts Package

See More Than…Scripted Shorts presents: Sometimes memories and heartache compel us forward, making new connections and strengthening old ones, and often brings a smile. THE MOVE (dir. Eric Kissack; 9 min) – A couple moving in together for the first time...
Salida Film Festival: THELMA

Salida Film Festival: THELMA

Inspired by a real-life experience of filmmaker Joshn Margolin’s own grandmother, Thelma shines a spotlight on an elderly grandmother as an unlikely action hero. Featuring veteran Oscar nominee June Squibb (Nebraska) in her first leading role and features the...
SALIDA FILM FESTIVAL Late Night Looks: TRUE STORIES

SALIDA FILM FESTIVAL Late Night Looks: TRUE STORIES

The Late Night Looks section revisits a visual and musical gem! Talking Heads’ David Byrne uses a fictional Texas town called Virgil as a device to satirize the eccentricities of America in TRUE STORIES (dir. David Byrne). Starring John Goodman, Swoosie Kurtz...
SALIDA FILM FESTIVAL: The Arc of Oblivion

SALIDA FILM FESTIVAL: The Arc of Oblivion

THE ARC OF OBLIVION (dir. Ian Cheney) explores a quirk of humankind: in a universe that erases its tracks, we humans are hellbent on leaving a trace. Set against the backdrop of the filmmaker’s quixotic quest to build an ark in a field in Maine, the film heads...
SALIDA FILM FESTIVAL Opening Night: American Fiction

SALIDA FILM FESTIVAL Opening Night: American Fiction

Thelonious “Monk” Ellison’s writing career has stalled because his work isn’t deemed “Black enough.” Monk, a writer and English professor, writes a satirical novel under a pseudonym, aiming to expose the publishing world’s hypocrisies. The...