01 - ButterflyModel leaves her life for the desert and meets stranger who finally brings the change she's been looking for.Watch
02 - HatshepsutPharaoh Hatshepsut, a woman, publicly appeared, and fought as a man - but loved as a woman.Watch
03 - In The BloodIn the old west, Sartana rides into town to score some cash, form a gang and settle a score.Watch
04 - Modern CowgirlQuinn embarks on a road trip from Austin to Dallas when she spies a hitchhiker on the side of the road.Watch
05 - OutlawsWatch
06 - Rhinestone BlueAn aging cowboy sets out to compete for the grand prize in a small town talent show.Watch
07 - Thistle CreekA tenacious Comanche journeys deep into enemy territory to rescue her adopted white sister.Watch
Synopsis: Short film collection with the theme of “In the Desert”
Directed by Bonnie Foster
A fashion model leaves her life for the desert…and meets a mysterious stranger who finally brings the change she’s been looking for.
Hatshepsut – (0:25:27)
Directed by Sonia Machado-Hines
To bring Egypt into a Golden Age, Pharaoh Hatshepsut, a woman, publicly appeared, and fought as a man – but loved as a woman. A true tale of love and courage despite everything.
In The Blood – (0:05:00)
Directed by Regina Banali
In the old west, Sartana rides into town to score some cash, form a gang and settle a score. His ex Dolores has been hiding out with an unwitting suitor. She has secrets and they are catching up with her. She means to skip town but her beau confronts her looking for answers and she doesn’t make it out in time before having a shootout with Sartana and his gang.
Modern Cowgirl – (0:11:13)
Directed by Katherine Hunsaker
Quinn, a 22 year-old rebellious Texan who believes she’s more grown up than she actually is, embarks on a road trip from Austin to Dallas when she spies a hitchhiker on the side of the road.
Outlaws – (0:06:45)
Directed by Julianne Donelle
In a robbery gone wrong, two women are forced to reckon with their values, livelihood, and relationship.
Rhinestone Blue (0:07:13)
Directed by Aisha Schliessler
An aging cowboy sets out to compete for the grand prize in a small town talent show. When his plan goes awry, he’s left to win something much more meaningful.
Thistle Creek – (0:19:57)
Directed by Annalee Walton
A tenacious Comanche journeys deep into enemy territory to rescue her adopted white sister, but when the
people who want her dead most derail her plans, she must decide to abandon the mission or carry on.
In a story of sisterhood, loss, and grit, Thistle Creek is inspired by the countless stories of captives on the frontier and the families who loved them.