A story of boyhood marked by the criminal justice system and what it means to become a man in America, This film explores parental incarceration through the eyes of three boys. Hilarious, heartbreaking, uplifting and ending with tremendous hope, Tre, Maison and Dasan’s lives are stories of growing up, struggle, loss, empathy, positivity, resilience and unconditional love.
Short Before the Feature: Trump Dreams // Ruth Lingford :: Images and words taken from dreams about Donald Trump from around the world during 2016.
Denali Tiller is an artist named one of 110 “filmmakers to watch” by Variety Magazine in 2015. She has worked with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Ghana, Uganda and Tanzania. She has been a critic in the Film/Animation/Video department at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and developed and taught a course on Art+Activism for RISD’s precollege program. She has also edited, consulted on and produced short form content on various documentary and narrative projects. Tre Maison Dasan is Tiller’s feature filmmaking debut.