© 2015 Abigail Severance

narrative | 20 min | 2004 | 35mm

SAINT HENRY

Saint Henry updates the western coming-of-age fairytale in a gritty, contemporary context, as teenage Henry’s impulsive search for her

father turns into an eerie, transcendent night.



UCLA Spotlight Award for Directing

“A provocative and well-mounted religious parable.” Bay Area Reporter, October 2004

​CAST/CREW​​
Henry > Ashleigh Ann Wood
Twiggy > Max van Ville
Mindy > Caroleen Feeney
Writer/Director > Abigail Severance
Producers > Amy Duzinski, Aina Abiodun
Cinematography > Julie Kirkwood
Production Design > Jesse Wight
Editor > Phillip J. Bartell
Casting > Robert McGee
Costumes > Cathia Pagotto
Original Music > Ronit Kirchman

SCREENINGS
American Cinematheque at the Egyptian, Los Angeles
Spotlight Directing Award, UCLA
Los Angeles Film Festival
Women in the Director’s Chair, Chicago / National Tour
National Museum of Women in the Arts, DC
Palm Springs International Shorts Festival
Budapest Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Hartford Lesbian & Gay Festival
Los Angeles Short Film Festival
Chicago International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival