What Cheer?

What Cheer?

Category: Competition, Short.

Age limitations : 12+

Michael Slavens

What Cheer?(2014)

Country: USA

Duration: 18 min

Director: Michael Slavens

Genre:  Short, Family, Music

Screenplay: Matthew E. Goldenberg, Michael Slavens

Producers: Ethan A. Brosowsky, Jason Goldman

Operators: Jeanne Vienne

Editor: Nick Stone

Cast: Larry Gevirtz, Norm Golden, Richard Kind 

Category: Competition, Short

Age limitations : 12+


After the sudden passing of his wife, Stan (Richard Kind) finds himself in a state of shock. He tries to ignore his pain but finds himself followed by inescapable grief, or rather, followed by the inescapable What Cheer? Brigade, a 20-piece brass and percussion band drowning out his world with boisterous, ear-numbing song.

Rewards and nominations

  • New York VisionFest, USA, 2014 - Nominated: Best Lead Actor (Male)
  • Tacoma Film Festival, USA, 2014 - Won: Best Narrative Short