Festival Schedule

Official Selections


Stay Up To Date.

Our monsters need your email! Then you can be a know-it-all.

Tre Maison Dasan

Denali Tiller
Documentary Features :: Voices
Running Time:90:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
1:00 PM EST
Thursday, November 8
Station Main

Director/Producer: Denali Tiller
Producer: Rebecca Stern
Cinematographer: Jon Gourlay
Editor: Carlos Rojas Felice
Composer: Gil Talmi

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 FeatureTrump 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.