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Official Selections


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Cucalorus is excited to announce the official selections for this year’s festival!


After Sherman by Jon Sesrie-Goff
Blow Up My Life by Abigail Horton & Ryan Dickie
Body Parts by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan
Butterfly in the Sky by Bradford Thomason & Brett Whitcomb
De Humani Corporis Fabrica by Verena Paravel & Lucien Sastaing-Taylor
The Devil’s Stomping Ground by Jonathan Landau
Every Day In Kaimukī by Alika Tengan
Finding Her Beat by Dawn Mikkelson & Keri Pickett
Hard Shell, Soft Shell by Emma Benestan
I Didn’t See You There by Reid Davenport
Jack Has a Plan by Bradley Berman
Jasmine Is A Star by Jo Rochelle
Mama Bears by Daresha Kyi
Maniac Miki by Carla Forte
National Anthem by Will Goss
Our Father, The Devil (Mon père, le diable) by Ellie Foumbi
The Pez Outlaw by Amy Bandlien Storkel & Bryan Storkel
Pinball – The Man Who Saved the Game by Austin Bragg & Meredith Bragg
Razzennest Johannes by Grenzfurthner
Rise and Rebuild: A Tale of Three Cities by Asako Gladsjo & Sam Pollard
Sansón and Me by Rodrigo Reyes
Sick of Myself by Kristoffer Borgli
Sirens by Rita Baghdadi
The Smell Of Money by Shawn Bannon
Spoonful of Sugar by Mercedes Bryce Morgan
Unidentified by Jude Chun
Very Nice Day by Patrice Laliberté
Zoo Lock Down by Andreas Horvath
1st Memory / Chip Hackler
30 Second Thoughts: Volume One / David Baeumler
The Act of Coming Out / Alexandra Stergiou
alone. / sydney johnson
Alpha / Isaiah A Forte-Rose
An Imagined Violet / Russell Sheaffer
Been So Good / Annalise Lockhart
Before I Die / Mark Anders, Rush Sturges
Belle River / Guillaume Fournier, Samuel Matteau, Yannick Nolin
!blac / Yoko Murakami, Fernando Molina
Blackifier / Christian Kamaal
blk / Na Forest Lim
“Bloodbath” by Dramas / Rupert Holler
Bob Bobbin and the Christmas Stocking / Linda McCarthy
Chicks / Geena Marie Hernandez
Claudio’s Song / Andreas Nilsson
“Cowboy” by Jordan Komai / Alec Gessert
Craven Gap / Jonathan Furnell
Daddy Business / Christopher Stoudt
Danceable / Kelsey McGee
Dick Control / Shequeta L. Smith
Diiyeghan naii Taii Tr’eedaa (We Will Walk the Trail of our Ancestors) / Princess Daazhraii Johnson
Dot / Tiffany Frances
Eat Your Carrots / Laura Stewart
Everybody Don’t Electric Slide / Rodney Stringfellow
Everybody Goes to the Hospital / Tiffany Kimmel
Fathomless / Melissa Ferrari, Meilín Fernández García
Favorite Daughter / Dana Reilly
“Feels Like a Lifetime” by The Beat Index / Grant Olans
First Months of Freedom / Kriss Li
Five Cents / Aaron Hughes
The Fourth / Johnny Kirk
Free Noir Papillon / Lev Omelchenko
Freedom Hill / Resita Cox
GALOOT / Devon Leaver
Heron 1954 – 2002 / Alexis McCrimmon
High Power / Joel Boyd
Hoar / Jeanette Dilone
Hofesh Shechter’s POLITICAL MOTHER: The Final Cut / Hofesh Shechter
Home / Yasaman Baghban
How To Make Love To Yourself / Taylor Claire Kinser
“I Fell in Love With the World” / Theodore Schaefer
If You Were Me / Ingrid Veninger
In the Mountains / Wally Chung
In the Weeds / Laura Asherman, Charles Watson
Inner Wound Real / Carrie Hawks
Karen Paden Crouch In The Land of Make Believe / Christina Capra
Last Days of August / Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck, Robert Machoian
The Lick / Charlene Fisk
Lux Noctis / Damiana Acuña
Ma’s House / Jeremy Dennis
“Mammoth.” by Billy Heathen / Patrick Basquill
Meat Friend / Izzy Lee
Miss Chelove / Sara T. Gama
Miss Patti / Kate Hamilton, Grasie Mercedes
Mold of Malachi / Mtume Gant
moomin / Zach Dorn
The moon and her meal / Elizabeth Miller-Derstine
Mother(s) & Son / Kiersten Houser
Murmur / Shannon Silva
nonlinear body / Laura Asherman, Leo Ryan
One Magenta Afternoon / Vernon Jordan, III
Origin Story / Robert Cummins
The Package Thief / Carly Van Liere
Papel / Nancey Fang
Phase II / Kelly L Sears
Pigeonholed: Rising Tides Float All Boats / Annalee Decker
Pili Ka Mo’o / Justyn Ah Chong
Plantastic! / Emily Gold
Pottero / Lindsey Martin
Pretty Pickle / Jim Vendiola
Prosopagnosia / Steven Fraser
“Pussy Mask” by Peaches / Leah Shore
Rainbow Dragon / Gabby Sumney
“Realign” by Rebekah Todd / Josh Potter
Restoring Néške’emāne / Loren Kasey Waters
Revelation to the Disembodied / André Silva
The Scarlet Queen / Sali Yang
Scooter / Chelsea Lupkin
SHARK / Nash Edgerton
Sonata / Madison Crisp, Abby Davenport, Fern Singleton, Vic Sosa
Spin / Brandi Nicole, Jen West
“Stacy” by Sheme of Gold / Kristi Ray, Erika Edwards
“Stick To You” by Pinky Verde / Josh Sullivan
Suga Brown / Clarke Phillips
SŪKŪJULA TEI (Stories of My Mother) / David Hernández Palmar
“Summer 91 (Looking Back)” by Noizu / Rupert Höller
Sunset / Cameron Parker
“Support The Port” by Fat Grizz33 / Cedric Harrison
“Sweet Mango, Short-Grain Rice” by Justin Lacy / Justin Lacy
Ten & Two / Travis Wood
They Dance With Their Heads / Thomas Corriveau
Thomas / Adriano Falconi
Uncarved Block / Andrew Kornylak
Valentine / Beck Kitsis, Chris McNabb
Velvet Two Stripes: “This House Is Built On Sand” / Dave Merson Hess
Wake / Katie Leary
Waves / Natalie Gee
We Are Here / Domenica Castro, Constanza Castro
We Live in a Broken Simulation / Jamore Alexandra Brown
Weckuwapasihtit (Those Yet to Come) / Geo Neptune, Brianna Smith
Weckuwapok (The Approaching Dawn) / Jacob Bearchum, Taylor Hensel, Adam Mazo, Chris Newell, Roger Paul, Kavita Pillay, Tracy Rector, and Lauren Stevens
Wild Bitch / Rebekka Johnson, Kate Nash
wilminGton: A Historic and Modern Account of Gentrification in Downtown Wilmington / Audrey Brooke Smith
WINN / Joseph East, Erica Tanamachi
Wrought / Joel Penner, Anna Sigrithur
You Can Always Come Home / Juan Luis Matos
ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught) / Brit Hensel