This year Ellen Noël Art Museum is collaborating with the Odessa College Mass Media Department and the West Texas Film Festival to show film shorts submitted to the festival at 6 p.m. Thursday at the museum.
Far From the Tree: (2017), directed by Dave Thomas, produced by Cheryl Allison & Carina Rush, written by David B. Kear, TRT 16 minutes.
Abbie is a good mom, strong and a survivor, but Abbie is struggling. She struggles in her daily routine and in her relationship with her teenage son Evan. The effect of a sexual assault years earlier weighs heavy on her. As these deep embedded feelings work their way out like a splinter, Abbie and her son reach a pivotal moment in both of their lives.
Mini Maestro: (2016), Directed, Produced and Written by Cheryl Allison, TRT 8 minutes. The power of imagination as seen through the eyes of a three year old boy.
The event is free and open to the public.