2022 Festival

Saturday Shorts @ Noon

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

Cost: $5 / Tickets: At the door only

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Short Film

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Nicole's Cage

The big wheel in the most exciting area of the city is the perfect real estate for Jakob and Nicole, a young, ambitious and firmly in the event culture anchored couple. When one of the popular gondolas becomes free, they do not hesitate to move into their first common flat. Unfortunately none of them both has taken the time to get to know his partner before.

Josef Brandl / 2018 / 15 minutes / German / Germany

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Unknown Life

On his 50th birthday anniversary something very strange happens to Adam. Instead of him three of his strongest personality traits come to life and decide his fate over a game of billiards.

Rusanna Danielian / 2018 / 15 minutes / Armenian / Armenia

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Professional Cuddler

Nadav, 29, is a young Israeli man who’s come to New York to pursue his dreams. By day, he plays the trumpet, and by night he works as a “Professional Cuddler” in order to finance his first album. He’s so successful at his night job, he stops renting an apartment of his own, and spends the winter nights in the homes of lonely women.
The film follows the first meeting between Nadav and Netta, 32, an Israeli woman he met online and fell in love with. They’ve been having an internet affair for several months, and now she’s finally boarded a plane to New York. Will they be able to bridge the gap between the digital and physical worlds?

Mika Orr / 2018 / 16 minutes / English, Hebrew / United States

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I Did It In Cancun

Alfred is a constipated painter, he feels used and doesn’t paint anymore. While in transit in an airport, he goes to the bathroom and starts to have a vision that will free his inspiration.

Matthieu Moerlen / 2018 / 20 minutes / French / France

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The documentary Imbiss tells the story about a Greek family which runs a flourishing snack bar on the Greek island of Lesvos – their best customers: Refugees from the war torn areas of the Middle East.

Christoph Eder, Jonas Eisenschmidt / 2018 / 13 minutes / Arabic, English, Modern Greek (1453-) / Germany

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King Grandpa

Clemens lives and breathes his grandfather’s stories. When his grandfather passes away, it is difficult for him to understand that it is now his turn to continue telling his stories. Story-telling becomes a way for him to not only keep the stories but also the memory of his grandfather alive.

Martin Grau / 2018 / 15 minutes / German / Germany