Valley of the Lanterns
CGI Animated Feature

An old woman's hold on the past puts her family’s future in jeopardy.

Olistene has been crafting the valley’s celebratory paper lanterns every year, since her grandfather taught her how. Although the New Year’s celebration is fast approaching, and her shaking sickness gets worse by the day, she still doesn’t want to apprentice her own young grandson Porter. Desperate, she sees an ancient stone gateway, and a whispered legend, as her only chance to keep from becoming old and useless. When the legend turns out to be true, and the entire valley is forced to relive the same year over and over again, Olistene considers the choice of her lifetime: to accept her own future, or to allow no one else to have one!

Valley of the Lanterns (2018)