2020 Festival

Archived: Shorts Block [Bigfoot]

Surveyors Museum / 220 Museum Dr, Lansing MI 48933 /    Alcohol offered

Cost: $5 / Tickets: At the door only

Music Video, Short Film

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Living Legend

After hitting the drug deal of a lifetime, Peruvian drug lord Charly Montes has everything he’s ever wanted: respect, money and a penthouse apartment. Except, he hasn’t moved in.
A feared gangster on the streets but a momma’s boy at home, Charly must decide whether to leave his manipulative mother behind or be free. Using elements of dark comedy, social satire, and melodr

Alonso Llosa / 2015 / 14 minutes / Spanish / Peru

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Summer Haze

Charlie, an 18 year old shy and insecure girl, has been in love with her best friend Lily for 3 years with whom the boundaries have always been blurred. At the final high school party before she leaves for college Charlie will find out where she stands.

Mauricio Rivera Hoffmann / 2015 / 13 minutes / English / USA

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Sizarr–Scooter Accident

„Solitude is bad company, it had me mislead“ – One night, one action, one consequence. The song „Scooter Accident“ and its accompanying video stay true to the title and demonstrate how solitude, frustration and violence are not necessarily the best ingredients for a rosy future.

Philipp Käßbohrer / 2016 / 5 minutes / English / Germany

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Some Girls' Mothers

Set in current day, Some Girls’ Mothers is about Grace, a ten-year-old piano player enamored with her friend’s mom and her record collection. Grace sneaks records from the collection while she’s away at work. However, one afternoon when her friend’s mom is unexpectedly home, Grace has to come clean about her thieving.

Dayla & Colin Kennedy / 2015 / 20 minutes / English / USA

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Goodbye Papa

Young Benedict is very attached to his father’s old set of medieval armor and it is the only thing that gives him any comfort. Trying to be a knight, he ends up getting into a fight at school with a long-time bully. His mother is forced to sell his suit of armor in an effort to help her son move on. Benedict must then go on a great adventure to get the armor back. Along the way, he learns what it is to be a true knight, with or without his armor.

Hendrik Maximilian Schmitt / 2014 / 28 minutes / German / Germany

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A house in winter. Tartines, cream cheese, Nutella. An echoing voice: a friend of your mother’s. Julia awaits a smile from her sister. She awaits a homecoming. Will it come?

Nora Burlet & Maud Neve / 2014 / 13 minutes / French / Belgium

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A car drives through the snow. Behind the wheel is Nelly. She is thirteen years old. Nelly wants to go home. Separating her from her goal are three questions, two keys, a diving tower and a racing heart.

Chris Raiber / 2015 / 17 minutes / German / Austria