The Nest at Big Sky Documentary Film Fest

The 20th annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival took place from February 17 through February 26 in Montana. We were proud to see four Nest-supported films and seven AlumNest films in the line-up, as well as a retrospective dedicated to 2017 Chicken & Egg Award recipient Penny Lane. 

Black Mothers Love & Resist

dir. & prod. Débora Souza Silva

prod. David Felix Sutcliffe, Adina Luo

Still from Black Mothers Love & Resist

Black Mothers Love & Resist is a 2020 (Egg)celerator Lab grantee.

graphic of a film reel

The Hamlet Syndrome

dirs. Elwira Niewiera, Piotr Rosolowski

prod. Magdalena Kaminska

Still from The Hamlet Syndrome
Still from The Hamlet Syndrome

The Hamlet Syndrome was supported through Elwira Niewira’s 2021 Chicken & Egg Award.

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From the AlumNest

Penny Lane 2017 Breakthrough Filmmaker Award

Nest-supported filmmaker Penny Lane was selected as the 2023 Retrospective artist. The retrospective includes six films directed by Lane from 2010 to today, including Nest-supported Hail Satan?, The Pain of Others; and Nuts!, Our Nixon, and The Voyagers. 

  • For the Record
    dir. & prod. Heather Courtney
    prod. Paul Stekler

  • Sealed in Blood
    dir. Sofian Khan
    prod. J. Motts

  • Lily Gladstone: Far Out There
    dir. & prod. Brooke Pepion Swaney
    prod. Jeri Rafter

Lily Gladstone: Far Out There will being having its World Premiere

Post written by Spring intern Tess Caldwell

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