Published on June 23, 2024

Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! A town on the borderlands of Texas. A place out of time. A desert where strange lights dance in the night sky. A mecca for lovers of minimalist art. A landscape of lost horses, freaks and food trucks. And then there’s the giant lemon. An award winning film by The Brothers McLeod.

Nominated for BAFTA Film Award, British Short Animation, 2019
Winner of Best of British Award (Animation), Encounters Film Festival, 2018
Winner of the WTF Award at Flatpack Film Festival 2018
Best Animation Short Film, Short to the Point August 2018
Short Pick of the Day, Cartoon Brew, September 2018
Honorable Mention, Documentary Short, Oak Cliff Film Festival 2018
Sundance Film Festival. Nominee for Short Film Grand Jury Prize, 2018
Nominated for the McLaren Award (Edinburgh Int’l Film Festival), 2018
Queen Palm International Film Festival, Gold Winner, October 2018 Ed.
Staff Pick, Vimeo
Best of the Month selection, Vimeo
Best of the Year nominee, Travel category, Vimeo
Winer of Best Sound, Canterbury Anifest

Screening at:
Sundance Film Festival 2018
Tampere Film Festival 2018
Go Short International Short Film Festival Nijmegen 2018
Internationales Trickfilm Festival Stuttgart, 2018
Animation Dingle 2018
Glas Animation 2018
Cardiff Animation Festival 2018
Filmfest Dresden 2018
Flatpack Film Festival 2018
Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2018
Sundance Film Festival: London, 2018
Animation Day in Cannes, 2018
Marfa Film Festival, 2018
The Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2018
Rooftop Films, Brooklyn, 2018
Animation Block Party, 2018
Southside Film Festival, 2018
Oak Cliff Film Festival, 2018
Encounters Short Film Festival, 2018
Message to Man International Film Festival, 2018
New Orleans Film Festival, 2018
Quebec City Film Festival, 2018
KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival, 2018
Manchester Animation Festival, 2018
Aesthetica Film Festival, 2018
Short to the Point (August), 2018
Queen Palm International Film Festival (October), 2018
London International Animation Festival, 2018
St. Louis International Film Festival, 2018
PÖFF, 2018
Kerry Film Festival, 2018
Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival, 2019
London Short Film Festival, 2019
Bucharest Short Film Festival, 2018
Rising of Lusitania Festival, 2019
31st Minimalen Short Film Festival, 2019
Athens International Film and Video Festival, 2019
Animafest Zagreb, 2019
Canterbury Anifest, 2019
Festival Regard, 2019
Festival Cinema du Monde de Sherbrooke, 2019
Melbourne International Animation Festival, 2019
Ulju Mountain Film Festival, South Korea, 2019

A Film by The Brothers McLeod

Animated by Greg McLeod

Poem by Myles McLeod

Poem read by Stephanie Hunt

Interviews by Greg McLeod

Sound Design by Tom Angell

Music by Tom Angell, Adam Cross, Chris Cataleana and the Native Americans, Christian Bland and the Revelators, Barolo

Contributors: Alex Hannaford, Scout Hannaford, Jon Johnson, Aase, Alannah Campion, Robin Lambaria

Footage Stabilization by Kieran Baxter

French subtitles by Lise Morel

Kickstarter supporters: Tom Angell, Gaia Banks, Rob Blackham, Jen Campbell, Greg Childs, Sean Connolly, Laura-Beth Cowley, Sarah Cox, Ludovic Dachet, M Dadela, Hanne Dale, Erica Darby, Ian Deeming, Mark Dennis, Dan Efergan, Sue Elliott, Gareth Evans, Tom Evans, Edwin Falker, Ben Foster, Steven Fraser, Tim Frost, Michael Fukushima, Rozi Fuller, Beth Gardiner, Andrew Haines, Brian Hartley, Peter Howell, Seph Itz, Alex Joliffe, Darren Jones, Jim Le Fevre, Andrew Lees, Ben Lynch, Hugh MacLeod. Sam Morrison, Meghan Oretsky, Sai Pathmanathan, Joanna Quinn, Chris Randall, Ian Ravenscroft, Janet Record, Melanie Reed, Thomas Roberts, Jilli Rose, Will Rose, Cindy Scroggins, Olesya Shchukina, Carol Sobral-Kilmister, Jez Stewart, Yamination Studios, Kate Sullivan, Heather Tilert, Sam Tipper, Sharon Walpole, Abigail White, Nathan Wilkes, Ben Wood, Gary Yershon, Carol Younghusband, Tieg Zaharia

Thanks to: Erica Darby, Amy Nicholson, Flavia Kropf, Kim Stuart, Harry Goodfellow, Our Families

Special thanks: Catherine Webber, Dave Webber

Copyright The Brothers McLeod 2017

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