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Song of the Cicada

Song of the Cicada
Documentary | 2022 | NR. 1hr 14min
Closed Captioning DIRECTOR: Aaron Weiss, Robert Weiss TACOMA FILM FESTIVAL 2023

United States | 73 | Aaron Weiss, Robert Weiss | A documentary about an eccentric mortician grappling with his legacy while making life a little stranger than death in Galveston, Texas.
In the coastal town of Galveston, Texas, Dale Carter lives as a mortician in his Victorian home with his protege and friend. Over the course of a decade, this observational documentary chronicles his daily life with friends, family and strangers alike, as he navigates the mortuary profession and his attempts to realize his dream of renovating a historic home in Beaumont, Texas. Song of the Cicada explores the philosophies and motives behind the macabre obsessions that define this eccentric mortician.

Plays with the short films Welcome to 8th Street & You Can't Shrink Love

You Can't Shrink Love  | United States | 6 | Veena Rao | An artist gives life to the memories of our most beloved companions.

Welcome to 8th Street | United States | 7 | Yoo Lee | As newcomers attempt to settle into their New Jersey neighborhood on 8th Street, some odd encounters make them question their decision to move. However, that changes when a wild turkey shows up on their block.

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