Archived: Animated & Experimental Shorts Block
*Despite animation, these films are not suitable for children.
PLEASE NOTE: The theater at this venue is on the 2nd level (up one flight of stairs) and there is no elevator available.
Old Town Temple / 502 E Grand River, Lansing MI 48906 / Alcohol offered
Cost: $5 / Tickets: At the door only
Animation, Music Video, Short Film
Scent of Geranium
Immigration is a new chapter in one's life, a chapter with unexpected events that can take one's life down paths different from the one imagined. This film is an autobiographical account of the director's experience with immigration.
Naghmeh Farzaneh / 2016 / 5 minutes / English
Urszula Nawrot / 2015 / 30 minutes / Polish / Poland
Millions of sand grains leap into motion by the magical tone at 2,750 Hz. Patterns arise. Shapes appear. Humans emerge – creating their own unique patterns of attraction and repulsion. Do they follow some divine frequency of attraction? Shortfilm 2.57K strips down life to its basics and allows us to see and hear the extraordinary. Stunning imagery and an ethereal soundscape add to the rich viewing experience.
Eva Colmers / 2015 / 13 minutes / English / Canada
Silva De La Cruz / 2015 / 3 minutes / English / Australia
Memories are chasing us throughout our whole life. They shape us and thus make us what we are today. Baggage Man takes you on a journey through this state of mind in the form of fragmentary snapshots of a rough youth.
Matthias Gerding, Dennis Colquhoun / 2016 / 4 minutes / English / Germany
Kai Stänicke / 2015 / 17 minutes / English / Germany
Eye For An Eye
Steve Bache, Mahyar Goudarzi, Louise Peter / 2016 / 4 minutes / English / Germany
Andreas Kessler, Lea Najjar / 2015 / 5 minutes / German / Germany
Marc Zimmermann / 2015 / 5 minutes / English / Germany
Henry Bullen / 2015 / 5 minutes / English / Australia
Verena Westphal / 2015 / 3 minutes / no dialogue / Germany
The Beach Boy
Hannes Rall / 2015 / 8 minutes / English / Germany, Singapore
The Cabinet Decision
Mayan Engelman / 2014 / 4 minutes / English / Israel