A group of mourners and a man spat from the depths of Hades build a boat from the debris of New Orleans to rescue their lost loved ones trapped beneath the sea. Winner Best Short Film, New Orleans Film Festival 2008;
winner of the Wholphin Award, SXSW Film Festival 2008.
This was the short film by Court 13, directed by Benh Zeitlin, created in 2007 and birthed in 2008, that directly preceded the development and production of "BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD" -- winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize (2012), and the Cannes Film Festival's Camera d'Or (2012).
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For more on "BEASTS" -- where it's coming when, and how to get involved:
And for a look inside the Bathtub, as featured in "BEASTS":