Award of Merit – “Thistles and Thorns” (USA)

Title: Thistles and Thorns
Runtime: 12 min
Country: USA 
Director: Kalie Acheson
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: June, 2018

Synopsis: Thistles and Thorns follows the symbolic trials and tribulations of a young woman named Assata. In order to find her way, she must venture through foreign landscapes, meeting a series of characters, both malicious and benevolent.