Melika Bass, born in North Carolina, studied literature, philosophy and later art at the Art Institute of Chicago. She lives in Chicago. Exhibitions included Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit; Segal Center for the Performing Arts, Montreal. Solo exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 2011.
(USA 2011, 16mm, 34 Min., enOF)
In a house in a primeval wood, a mysterious family of misfits prepares a seasonal feast for a visiting party of strangers. As they shuffle through ritualistic preparations, shadows reveal the true character of each individual: one menacing, one wounded and one worn. They are the stewards of an old tradition, blood for blood.