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The Becoming Box

Project information

Talent Monique Walton
Role of participant Director
Director Monique Walton
Screenwriter Paavo Hanninen/Monique Walton
Status finished

Production details

Running time 16 min
Year of production 2011
Country of Production United States
Production Company
Becoming Box Films
Website http://www.thebecomingbox.com

still / picture for The Becoming Box
still / picture for The Becoming Box


The Becoming Box is a sci-fi short film that follows a family of three siblings dealing with the appearance of a mysterious box in their backyard in the aftermath of a storm. One sister’s pursuit of the truth about the box will facilitate a paradigm shift that will change their world forever. Inspired by Octavia Butler, the Becoming Box deals with recovery, rebirth, and reinvention.

Participation in international festivals / awards

2012 State of Black Science Fiction Film Festival

2012 Best of the Fest, International Black Film Festival of Nashville

2012 Official Selection Texas Black Film Festival

2011 New Voices in Black Cinema Film Festival


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