In a secret battle that cost thousands of lives but was never revealed to the American public, the Japanese army invaded Alaska in June 1942.
Combining humor, insight, and brevity, six short films explore love, basketball, bicycles, and what it means to be a man.
Tom Putnam has been named one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine and is a recipient of over a dozen screenwriting and short film awards, including the IFP Fast Track Award. His previous short films include Broadcast 23 (Sundance 2005) and Tom Hits His Head,… an official selection of more than 200 film festivals and one of the most widely seen short films of all-time. In addition to Tom Hits His Head, he produced and directed the award-winning ITVS documentary Red White Black & Blue, and produced the upcoming feature Marwencol, which will have its broadcast premiere on Independent Lens in early 2011.
Combining humor, insight, and brevity, six short films explore love, basketball, bicycles, and what it means to be a man. Compulsory Breathing by David Munro; Sergi, produced by Paul Francis Sullivan and Dan Cronin; Don't Nobody Love the Game More Than Me produced by Martha Pinson; Tom Hits His Head by Tom Putnam; Bike Ride by independent filmmaker Tom Schroeder and Excerpt From Dilly Dally produced by Josh Blum.