Film Series: Beasts of the Southern Wild

2012. USA. Dir: Benh Zeitlin. With Quvenzhane? Wallis. 93 min.


Fierce, uninhibited six-year-old Hushpuppy grows up in a ramshackle bayou habitat, learning survival skills from her mercurial father in anticipation of an incoming flood. A commune of proud Wes alumni shaped this emotionally delicate and spiritually powerful indie jewel.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free