2022 Festival

Father the Flame


REACH Studio Art Center / 1804 S Washington Ave, Lansing MI 48910 /    Alcohol offered

Cost: $5 / Tickets: At the door only

Documentary Feature, Drama

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Father the Flame

Father the Flame follows Lee Erck, a world-renowned pipemaker from far Northern Michigan, as he travels the globe to explore the nearly forgotten art of tobacco pipe making.

Featuring a charming cast of characters—from the royal family of Danish pipemakers, to the Italian briar cutter known as the world’s greatest, to a fourth-generation Native American peace pipe maker—

Chad Terpstra / 2018 / 78 minutes / English / USA

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Mrs. Saltzman Goes to Jail

Meet Delores Saltzman. She’s an 80 year old great grandmother who enjoys quilling and weekend barbecues with her family. She uses cannabis to treat a host of ailments, including chronic pain and arthritis. In June of 2018 Delores was arrested for marijuana possession because her medical marijuana card had expired. This is the true story of the absurdity of her experience – and the deep empathy it inspires.

Rebecca Richman Cohen / 2018 / 7 minutes / English / USA