Cucalorus Film Festival Announces 2021 Film Selections


Get ready for an extra dose of weird, wild, and wonderful – check out the full lineup of films below! Stay tuned next week for the full festival schedule, but don’t wait to make your travel plans to visit Wilmington in November!

A Sexplanation by Alexander Liu
Any Given Day by Margaret Byrne
Firestarter – The Story of Bangarra by Wayne Blair and Nel Minchin
Negra by Medhin Tewolde Serrano
Quaranteened by rodrigo dorfman
RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World by Catherine Bainbridge
Sound for the Future by Matt Hulse
Stay Prayed Up by D.L. Anderson and Matt Durning
The Neutral Ground by CJ Hunt
The Oxy Kingpins by Brendan FitzGerald and Nick August-Perna
The Rest of Us by Florencia Krochik
Theirs is the Kingdom by Christopher Zaluski
Wuhan Wuhan by Yung Chang

ACTORS by Betsey Brown
Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn by Radu Jude
Convulsions Secret Screening by ???
Giving Birth to a Butterfly by Theodore Schaefer
Have a Nice Life by Prashanth Kamalakanthan
HELLBENDER by Toby Poser, Zelda Adams, and John Adams
Hotel on the Koppies by Charlie Vundla
HYSTERIA by Carla Forte
Karmalink by Jake Wachtel
Le Bruit Des Moteurs (The Noise of Engines) by Philippe Grégoire
Masking Threshold by Johannes Grenzfurthner
Memoirs of a Black Girl by Thato Rantao Mwosa
Moon Manor by Erin Granat and Machete Bang Bang
ONE (NINE) by Ingrid Veninger, Mina Shum, Isa Benn, Dorothee Wenner, Shengze Zhu, Jennifer Podemski, Slater Jewell-Kemker, Carmen Sangion, and Lydia Zimmermann
Porcupine by M. Cahill
The Scary of Sixty-First by Dasha Nekrasova
We’re All Going to the World’s Fair by Jane Schoenbrun
We’re All In This Together by Katie Boland
Wicked Games by Teddy Grennan

A Chair is a Chair by Roxana Barba
A Hand To Hold by Stacey Davis and Ali Clark
A Puff Before Dying by Michal Reich and Mike Pinkney
Águilas/Eagles by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan and Maite Zubiaurre
ALL THESE MEN THAT I’VE DONE by Lorraine Nolan and Mark Daly
Aquarian Devils by Kamara Thomas
At Dawn by Fany de la Chica
Authentic Artistry by Emily Peele
Bea At Rehab by Kerry O’Neill
Bear Your Bias by Manasi Prasad
BEAUTIFUL ARTIST by Joseph Rucker Jr.
Beside The Still Waters by Regina McCleod
Birthday Cake by Erika Edwards
Blewish by Ezra Edmond
Brontosaurus by Jack Dunphy
Carrousel by Jasmine ELSEN
Charlotte by zach dorn
Cloud Song (For Evelyn) by Justin Lacy and Sarah Royal
Comida Pa’ Los Pobres (Food For the Poor) by Arleen Cruz-Alicea
Coming Full Circle by Aine Phillips
Death is Our Business by Jacqueline Olive
Deflated by Steve Collins
Diamond in the Rough by Kim Henry
Disaster Panties by Alisha Bhowmik
DỌLÁP IS FINE by Ethosheia Hylton
Downstage by Stephanie Owens
Hand by Tsz Wing Ho
Harana (Serenade) by Marie Jamora
How I Say My Name by Sarah Royal and Kyle Sullivan
Hunting by Hauazkena Taldea – Begoña Vicario (Coordinator)
HUSTLE by Xavier Cousens
In The Future by Kelly Gallagher
“Incomplete” (2021) by Dalena Tran
JAZMIN by Jo Hatcher
Kalamiti by Glenn Pack
LAUNCH by Leah Shore
Little Sparks by Denali Schmidt
LIZARD by Kayana Waller
Los Mundos: “Frutos Rojos” by Dave Merson Hess
Los Perros del Barrio Colosal by Omar Román De Jesús
Loss Of Innocence by William Becker
Luv U Cuz by Eric Pumphrey
MeTube: August sings ‘Una furtiva lagrima’ by Daniel Moshel
Mi Casa by Kristina Arjona
Mine by Randall Dottin and Luisa Dantas
Missing Magic by Anissa Simone Latham-Brown
Mixed Head by Isaiah Forte-Rose
Money Chase by Christian Haynes and Jeffrey Jordan
My First Native American Boyfriend by Joey Clift
NASIR by Jackson Kroopf and Nasir Bailey
Now Let Us Sing by Dilsey Davis
Nuevo Rico by Kristian Mercado
Objects of Heartbreak by Grace Kim
Our Mine by Shayna Strype
Pine and Genesee by Kelly Gallagher
Polished by Colleen Dodge
Proscenium by Allyson Packer and Jesse Fisher
Pulso:/Impulse by Niurca Marquez
Pure by Natalie Jasmine Harris
PUSS by Leah Shore
REBYRTH by Cydney Tucker
Skin to Skin by Mel Arranz
Smile Little Ladybug (Rough Cut) by Laura Asherman
Snowy by Kaitlyn Schwalje by Alexander Lewis
Somewhere Between by Lucas Boger
STUFFED: A Puppet Porno by Rae Red and Thea Cohen
Succor by Hannah Cheesman
SUNDAY by Ani Taj
Ten Leaves Dilated by Kate Hinshaw
The Beauty of Being Deaf by Chella Man
The Beckoning by DeMar Walker
The Boys Outside by A.J. Riggins
The Criminals by Serhat Karaaslan
The Death Of My Father by Lex Kimbrough
The Little Beach by Sonia
The Road to Justice by Kaliya Warren, Brendan Hall
The Seeds We Keep by Gabrielle E.W. Carter and D.L. Anderson
The Wind and The Kite by Robert Machoian and Keely Song
These Sight-Altering Spells Sometimes Speak by Georg Koszulinski
This Body by Zac Manuel
Tiger Blanket by Caro Knight
Time and Fury by Russell Sheaffer
To Live and Die in the Shadows: Ferns, Survival, and Horizontal Gene Transfer by Shannon Silva
Trouble by Naledi Jackson
Two Ways to the League by Taylor Sharp
Udaan (Soar) by Amman Abassi
Unity Mosque by Nicole Teeny
We Stay in the House by Kiyoko McCrae
Welcome to the Dollhouse by Elizabeth Miller-Derstine
What Remains by Paavo Hanninen
You Know His Name by Clarke Phillips