watch the films

Carlin – My Aunt Carlin moved in with us when I was a kid- she had diabetes and really wanted to die. Carlin was shot stop-motion, with life-sized wooden characters and stuffed chickens, in the farmhouse where Brent Green grew up.

Hadacol Christmas – Claus invents Christmas with a belly full of cough syrup and a head full of dying crows.

Paulina Hollers – A religious zealot mother kills herself to try and find her dead son and escape with him from Hell. Music by Brent Green and Jim Becker.

Francis – Francis lived in the row of houses with my grandmother’s sisters down the block from us. Written and narrated by Califone‘s Tim Rutili.

Susa’s red ears – A little girl with a firetruck in her head on the day the sun explodes saves herself, and very little else.