Reel Mendo

Directed by: Multiple Local Directors

Special Program

Total Runtime: 77 min

Country of Origin: United States

Festival Tent
Sunday June - 4 - 5:30 PM





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(Q&A with filmmakers after the screening)

Join us as we conclude the 12th Annual Mendocino Film Festival with a showcase of our finest local filmmakers. Enjoy a taste of Mendocino’s homegrown talent with this sampling of the latest projects from our artistic and creative community. Following the program, stay for a Q&A with the filmmakers.

Dear Death

Directed by Kate Isenberg

Stewball, a bipedal horse, sees Death following him everywhere: in his dreams, on his commute, even at work. Pushed to his limit, Stewball writes a letter to Death demanding to know why. Death replies with an invitation, and Stewball must decide whether to accept. 7 min.

Best of Show, UCLA Animation Festival.

Through Jasmine’s Eyes

Directed by Carmen Goodyear and Laurie York

Take a trip through a lush garden with Jasmine, a sleek tabby cat, as she explores. Watch the world through her eyes and revel in the sights and sounds of a beautiful day. 3 min.

World Premiere.


Directed by Tiarra Rogers

A young woman suffering from social anxiety encounters the predatory male gaze. Discomfited, she reflects on how that gaze affects her sense of personhood and identity. 5 min.

World Premiere.

Women’s March: A Story of Democracy and Human Rights

Directed by Mischa Hedges

On Saturday, January 21, hundreds of thousands of women and their allies marched on Washington, and hundreds of marches took place in solidarity across America and around the world, bringing millions together for a common cause. 29 min.

No Reception

Directed by Justin Lewis

Adventure is the name of the game as we travel from coast to countryside to coast again in this upbeat and exhilarating celebration of the great outdoors. 3 min.


Directed by Pierce Berolzheimer

Radioactive crabs. Small-town secrets. Prom. What could go wrong? This exclusive sneak preview clip of filmmaker Pierce Berolzheimer’s upcoming feature will have you on the edge of your seat, as a horde of murderous mutant horseshoe crabs descends on Mendocino. 15 min.

Sneak Preview.