Set in Kansas in the months following the 2016 presidential election, The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals follows three characters as they try to figure out what it means to be family.
Animal lover Mona’s animal sanctuary is in serious financial trouble. The last thing she needs is a barn fire. When her estranged daughter Ariel reads about the fire and who set it, she returns home after six years. Ariel’s fiancé Dex follows her, forcing everyone to confront the hard realities of their relationships, both human and non-human.