SHORTS IN COMPETITION: DOCUMENTARY

DUKE AND THE BUFFALO

Directed by Josh Chertoff and Alfredo Alcantara
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 15 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE DUKE AND THE BUFFALO
Once a year, a crew of Colorado ranchers rounds up a herd of wild buffalo as part of a unique conservation effort. This film follows the story of Duke Phillips and his team of ranchers as they risk everything to preserve this endangered animal and the rich landscape it inhabits.

Screening in Shorts Program: After Words
Drama, Documentary, NY Director(s)
About the Director(s)
Born in Mexico, Alfredo Alcantara is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker and cinematographer. He was the cinematographer on American Promise (2011), a feature documentary that received the Special Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival in 2013. In 2012, he was the cinematographer on the A&E Network's series, The Unexplained (directed by Josh Chertoff). He’s currently working on a mini-series for the Biography Channel about the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama. Josh Chertoff is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker whose credits include award-winning film, television, music video, and commercial work.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Documentary
  • Year:
    2014
  • Length:
    15 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    World
Cast & Credits
  • Director:
    Alfredo Alcantara, Josh Chertoff
  • Screenwriter:
    Alfredo Alcantara, Josh Chertoff
  • Cinematographer:
    Alfredo Alcantara
  • Co-Producer:
    Alfredo Alcantara, Josh Chertoff
  • Cast:
    Duke Phillips III, Duke Phillips IV, Jeff Gossage, Paul Robertson, Janet Phillips, Tess Leach, David Leach, Cooper Hibbard, Jonathan Tullar, Kate Matheson
  • Executive Producer:
    Duke Phillips III
  • Producer:
    Duke Phillips III
  • Editor:
    Josh Chertoff
  • Composer:
    Ben Talmi

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