Glory at Sea


Benh Zeitlin


Dan Janvey, Josh Penn, Executive Producer: Michael Gottwald




A group of mourners and a man spat from the depths of Hades build a boat from the debris of New Orleans to rescue their lost loved ones trapped beneath the sea. Best Short Film, New Orleans Film Festival 2008; winner of the Wholphin Award, SXSW film festival 2008.

This was the short film by Court 13, directed by Benh Zeitlin, created in 2007 and birthed in 2008, that directly preceded the development and production of “BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD” –winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize (2012), and the Cannes Film Festival’s Camera d’Or (2012).