Blackroot, set in 1967, tells the story of an American Indian teen named RT who struggles with her gender identity, the death of her grandmother, and now, the sudden appearance of four white teenagers who enlist her help in the search for a hallucinogenic mushroom.
The short was filmed over five days in Seattle. Film school roomates Ben Kadie and Jack Flynn co-wrote and directed. They managed pre production from LA. The crew of 13 met up in March to make the movie. https://www.facebook.com/blackrootfilm