2022 Festival

Sunday Afternoon Shorts

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

Cost: $5 / Tickets: At the door only

Drama, Fantasy, Narrative Short, Romance, Thriller

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The King of Hearts Magic Society

In the 1990s, a talented young magician faces one of the most important performances of his career.

Olivia Popp / 2018 / 7 minutes / English / USA

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I’m Sorry

A drama about a man who spends hist last free day before heading to prison apologizing to everyone near and dear to him for betraying their trust in him.

Marcellus Cox / 2018 / 14 minutes / English / USA

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Not Alone

As the sole caretaker of her autistic brother, Marcus, Kim Wallace has little to no life of her own. When she finally creates the opportunity to gain some independence through monetizing and propelling her art career, things take a turn to the worst as Marcus shows up unexpectedly and she is forced to decide what sacrifice she is willing to make.

Jonathan 'Yoni' Stein / 2018 / 6 minutes / English / USA

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Paynes Find

Stranded in the middle of nowhere with a very precious cargo, Thomas must find water quickly and return to his camp before his secret is discovered.

Myles Pollard / 2018 / 15 minutes / English / Australia

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A lonely man falls in love with a shadow of woman appeared on the apartment’s wall.

Takeshi Kushida / 2017 / 10 minutes / Japanese / Japan

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As a young couple fights for survival in the harsh California desert, they confront the choices that brought them to a crossroads in their relationship.

J.D. Funari / 2018 / 17 minutes / English / USA

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Inspired by a true story. A recent spinal cord injury patient struggles to reconcile his sense of self-worth with his new reality as a paraplegic.

Andrew Reid / 2018 / 20 minutes / English / USA

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I Just Wanted to See You

A girl in car parked underneath a bridge wakes up to an envelope stuck in her car’s window. Inside of the envelope contains something she did not expect to receive.

Nikita Belomestnykh / 2018 / 2 minutes / English / USA