Western Brothers' Adventure story

7 min. experimental nonfiction, 2009

A young boy living in rural Texas constructs an adventure story incorporating family, friends, and the filmmaker. The boy is viewed through the lens of his imagined story as he both invents and enacts it. Blending elements of fiction and nonfiction, this short documentary is an unusual portrait of a 9 year old by way of his imagination.


Screenings, Awards:

 -Featured, Vimeo Video School, 2011

-Winner, Best Documentary, The Light Factory Filmmakers’ Showcase, Charlotte, NC, 2011

-Official Selection, Indie Grits Film Festival, Columbia, SC, 2011

-Showcased for education, The Young Storytellers Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, 2011  

-Official Selection, Awards Shortlist, Vimeo Festival + Awards, NYC, 2010  

-Showcased, Greek Cultural Center Independent Film Showcase, NYC, 2010       

-Honorable Mention, U.Frame International Academic Video Festival, Porto, Portugal, 2009

-Official Selection, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Missoula, MT, 2009             

-Official Selection, Dallas VideoFest, Dallas, TX, 2009             

-Showcased, UT RTF Hollywood Showcase, Los Angeles, CA, 2009   

-Showcased, UT Saddle Up NYC & Austin Shorts Showcase, NYC/Austin, TX, 2009