Explore all BZN International Film Festival has to offer at its inaugural event this June 7-10. These Narrative Shorts celebrate women in film, promote environmental subjects and embody the BZN spirit to ignite passion and encourage activism. Check out our more than 55 films from around the world and plan your BZN experience!


Maggie is dealing with the aftermath of her mother’s death when her old friend Janie unexpectedly swoops in to help her process her grief.

Islands in the Shapes of Nations

What does it feel like when your home and roots may be lost to rising seas and stronger storms? This film captures what the confines of urban planning and rationalism cannot -- lived risk and loss. A film made in the field by an impromptu artistic collective.

Lady M

Hell hath no fury like an older woman scorned. An aging actress summons the spirit of Lady Macbeth in order to win the part in an upcoming production.

Sweet Blight

After eight years, Celisse confronts her assailant...once best friend... and her daughter's father. Can her daughter Maya, Celisse's SWEET BLIGHT, help her find beauty through tragedy.


Sandra, a Syrian refugee, accepts a prestigious but unpaid internship with the UN. She cannot afford to live in Geneva, so she chooses to live in a tent by the lake while trying to compete for a permanent position.

The Harpist

The Harpist details an evening in the life of young and infamous Emmie Lucas, a world renowned harpist. From the outside, she seems to glitter like gold: fame, beauty, and talent.


Helen Keller, an avid civil rights activist known for being deaf and blind, faces prejudice from the public, her family, and even herself.

Willow Creek Road

Big Sky Grant recipient 'Willow Creek Road' explores the internal world of a lonely, Montana ranch hand, Ruth. When Ruth is unexpectedly drawn into the lives of two children, she slowly assumes the role of a Mother; awakening a sense of play, femininity, protection and connection.