Saturday Shorts @ Noon
*FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE*
Urban Beat / 1213 Turner St, Lansing MI 48906 / Alcohol offered
Cost: $5 / Tickets: At the door only
Music Video, Narrative Short, Short Film
Three teenagers set a beauty trap for a man but failed. They thought they accidentally killed the man! Therefore they decided to abscond to Thailand. Youth is just like a drizzle. When you look back on those days, there was nothing but some ambiguous puzzles…
Lien Chien Hung / 2015 / 24 minutes / English / Taiwan
Lucy in My Eyes
Having lost her father to suicide in college, Lucy has a dream on the eve of her wedding where she reconnects with herself at age six. Given a window to ‘change’ her history, she comes to some poignant realizations about herself and her past.
Megan Park / 2016 / 11 minutes / English / Canada
Pink Velvet Valley
A shithole somewhere in Scotland, a cab falling to bits and Alec Calan facing an acute case of Ray-ban addiction: welcome to Pink Velvet Valley!
Sébastien Petretti / 2015 / 5 minutes / English / Belgium
Stream of Doubts
A young woman needs your help to find her life purpose. Stream of Doubts is a drama short-movie about your place in the cosmos. Sort of.
Joseph Catte / 2016 / 10 minutes / French / France
*FILMMAKERS IN ATTENDANCE* Ten-year-old Sofia dreams of being a Lucha Libre champion. However, a disapproving mother and over-protective father stand in the way of her plans. So Sofia sets off on a journey that takes her all over the city. Join her adventure as she encounters a colorful cast of characters and learns how to become a real champion.
P.J. Gaynard / 2016 / 20 minutes / English / United States
The Graeme Watkins Project - "Love In Abundance"
The video for Love in Abundance was shot and directed by Rick Joaquim from Duck Rabbit Studios. The video was shot at 1000 frames per second to portray a concept indicative of the longevity life; you catch yourself blinking and before you know it, it is over.
Rick Joaquim / 2016 / 4 minutes / English / South Africa
Tilda is shy and lives surrounded by her dolls. The only contact to the outside World is Pastor Krause. She starches and irons is ruff but would never dream of looking him in the eye. One day during communion, when the pastor spills wine on his freshly starched collar everything changes.
Katja Benrath / 2015 / 14 minutes / German / Germany
After a U.S. Army soldier is hit by a sniper in Afghanistan, she fights to stay alive by clinging to childhood memories of her dangerous journey through Mexico with a notorious smuggler.
Rebecca Murga / 2016 / 14 minutes / English / United States