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Directed by Jacqueline Castel 

Produced by Caleb Braaten / Sacred Bones Records 2012


Set against the backdrop of the Australian Outback, Twelve Dark Noons is a character study of a lone man, lost in an unforgiving desert terrain with nothing but a suitcase and fragments of his unraveling memory. As memories unfold and reality dissolves, the film’s scenery transforms into a psychological dreamscape haunted by a mysterious woman hidden in the dunes. Equal measure horror film, music video, and homage to the psychedelic cinema of the 1970s, Twelve Dark Noons is an experiment in existential dread.


SCREENINGS (select) 

92YTribeca, NYC (PREMIERE)

Silent Movie Theater, LA (PREMIERE)

SXSW 2012

Spectacle Theater, NYC 

Roxie Theater, SF 

New Filmmakers Anthology Film Archives, NYC

Incubate Festival Shorts Program, Netherlands

Melbourne Underground Film Festival, AU 

Dendy Opera Quays, Sydney, AU 

Echo Park Film Center, LA




Hand-silk-screened packaging with film still acetate, wax seal and over an hour of special features. Hand-numbered in an edition of 200. 


Released on Sacred Bones Records 2012


PRESS (select) 

The Fader  

Impose Magazine

The Blackmail (AU)

Mess & Noise (AU)


Kickstarter "Project of the Day"







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