Big Sky Documentary Film Fest 2021

For the fifth year in a row, Soft Landing is proud to sponsor films for the incredible Big Sky Documentary Film Fest (BSDFF).

BSDFF put together a wonderful production of diverse films that bring light to issues that matter. We are always so excited to participate in this marvelous community event that showcases diversity and the arts!

This year, the BSDFF will take place in the comfort of your own home, which means you can stream the films in your PJ’s on your own time! Join us in enjoying a jam packed week of non-fiction films that provide us a deeper understanding on the world.

Our four sponsored films are:


Director: Nele Dehnenkamp
Producer: Christine Duttlinger, Nele Dehnenkamp
2020, Germany — 16 minutes


Against the prosaic backdrop of a community pool, a young Yezidi girl wrestles quietly with her traumatic memories of the Mediterranean Sea.

Available to stream on demand February 20-28


Director: Jonathan Schienberg, Joshua Echevarria
Producer: Joshua Echevarria, Jonathan Schienberg
2020, United States, Mexico — 14 minutes


A young pregnant woman, fleeing for safety, finds herself trapped in dire conditions in a dangerous Mexico-US border town, just weeks before she will give birth.

Available to stream on demand February 20-28

Ale Libre

Director: Maya Cueva
Producer: Mayra Amaya, Melissa Bueno-Woerner, Daniel Tantalean
2020, USA — 17 minutes


Alejandra is a criminalized organizer and unapologetic immigrant. While she prepares for one of the biggest events of her life — her deportation case — Alejandra is forced to reckon with a past mistake and a system that could tear her apart from her family and the only home she has ever known.

Available to stream on demand February 20-28

Aguilas (Eagles)

Director: Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, Maite Zubiaurre
Producer: Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, Maite Zubiaurre
2021, Canada, USA — 14 minutes


Along the scorching southern border in Arizona, only an estimated one out of every five missing migrants is ever found. ÁGUILAS is the story of one group of searchers, the Águilas del Desierto. Comprised largely of immigrant Latinos, once a month these volunteers — construction workers, gardeners and domestic laborers by day — set out to recover the missing, reported to them by loved ones often thousands of miles away.

Available to stream on demand February 20-28

For more information on BSDFF, a full schedule of events, and to purchase tickets and passes, please visit their website here.