2020 Festival

Archived: Sci-Fi Shorts Block

Lansing Center / 333 E Michigan Ave, Lansing MI 48933 /    Alcohol offered

Cost: $5 / Tickets: At the door only

Short Film

Film Information


Anna suffers from an unknown illness, she chose to face the illness alone.  Everyday, she outbreak of disease at the same time and tried to find out the best treatment to herself.  REMEDY is a pathetic, melancholy horror about a mom who is in hopeless life with a disease and looking for a solution.

Chia Ying, Tsai / 2014 / 15 minutes / English / USA

Film Information


The short film “Circle” depicts a young woman in despair, who after experiencing a tragic loss escapes into the seemingly perfect past. She loses herself in vivid memories and starts to neglect her real life. A constant inner struggle emerges between past and present, distorting her perception of reality.

Alexander Heringer / 2105 / 11 minutes / Germany

Film Information


A young woman travels to a remote beach side cabin in an attempt to finally quit her heroin habit. While there she accidentally sets in motion a chain of sinister events. Hauntingly beautiful, Whisper is a modern day ghost story that will keep you gripped from start to spine-chilling finish.

Jo Lewis / 2015 / 11 minutes / English / United Kingdom

Film Information

The Edge

In a close future, in the heart of a forest in the North where reigns anarchy, the young Hawa and her father survive as many refugees. It was during a theft of food, that the Hawa’s life switches. She loses what she cares the most and launches a journey to find the thieves up to the edge of this forest

SIMON SAULNIER / 2015 / 16 minutes / French / France

Film Information

Roadside Assistance

A mysterious woman stranded by the side of the road hitches a ride with a passing stranger – neither of them is who they seem.

Bears Fonté / 2015 / 8 minutes / English / USA

Film Information

Sleeping Wonder

Virginia, a young girl, falls in a dream and makes a journey into diversity and love. A short novel of formation with dreamlike suggestions.

Alberto Rizzi / 2015 / Italian / Italy

Film Information


HELIO is a short, visceral film centered on a post- apocalyptic underground society where miners work for light to survive. But when a dying rebel thrusts the unexpected onto an unassuming worker’s lap, all hell breaks loose. What begins as one man’s race to escape the hostile government quickly escalates into a city-wide uprising of the people.

Teddy Cecil / 2015 / 20 minutes / English / United States

Film Information

In Memory

Some time in the near future, people are invited to end their lives before they become a burden on society. Is this year the one for Beth and David?

Robert Kirbyson / 2015 / 15 minutes / English / USA