2022 Festival

Friday Shorts @ 8


Hotwater Works Warehouse / 2116 E Michigan Ave, Lansing MI 48912 /    Alcohol offered

Cost: $5 / Tickets: At the door only

Drama, Short Film, Thriller

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Two sisters struggle to support their ailing mother during a devastating drought after the monthly water rations are unexpectedly delayed.

Alexander Rhodes-Wilmere / 2018 / 7 minutes / English / United States

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When a young village misfit starts a job at the local apple orchard, the already cold relationship with his grandfather is challenged.

Milda Baginskaite / 2018 / 18 minutes / English / United Kingdom

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Fear Of Heights

A fantastic voyage to defy fears, gravity & death

Benjamin Esterlis / 2018 / 4 minutes / English / Israel

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An estranged father, Noah, tries to rekindle his relationship with his teenage daughter, Ruth, after years of being absent from her life. As Noah spends time with Ruth and redeems himself, he is plagued by visions of his own guilt, causing him to act in an irredeemable manner.

Wynand Louw / 2018 / 12 minutes / English / South Africa

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In the mid sixties, a beautiful lady invites men in her stylish apartment. Her actions are spied by a man in black.

Gwen Francois / 2018 / 7 minutes / Luxembourg

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The Sacred Disease

Angie lives with her mom and struggles to manage a heavy dosage of medication for a neurological disorder. Reeling from the death of her brother and oppressed by the very medication meant to cure her, Angie yearns for the strange, otherworldly seizures that at once haunted her and made her feel alive. Nicole, a mysterious and reckless woman, convinces Angie to toss the pills and accompany her to an old mansion in the deep woods of East Tennessee. On the outskirts of her town, Angie finds other people like her. Angie endures a nightmarish limbo, finally breaking through to the sublime and ecstatic moment that gives this disease its sacred name.

Erica Scoggins / 2018 / 29 minutes / English / United States

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*DIRECTOR IN ATTENDANCE* Mysteriously eight months pregnant overnight, Katie believes the Angels responsible, but her sister thinks differently.

Bears Fonté / 2018 / 11 minutes / English / United States