REACH Studio Art Center / 1804 S Washington Ave, Lansing MI 48910 / Alcohol offered
Cost: $5 / Tickets: At the door only
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Short Film, Thriller
Roy and Beth Javier, Filipinos residing in Guam, struggle with a troubled relationship. Beth is pregnant with their first child and Roy, who has been jobless for quite some time now, relies on his family’s real estate in the Philippines to make ends meet. After one of his many trips to the Philippines, Roy is picked up by Beth from the Guam International airport, only to be haunted by something evil that may have followed him from his recently-concluded trip. Their drive back home becomes more sinister, as the evil presence drags them into a deathly descent.
James Davis / 2018 / 22 minutes / Filipino / Guam
In Kenneth Ward’s world, his wife, Doris Ward, won’t let him go out because of his weak immune system. So most of the time he is around the house, on the computer. But this time, he came across a password protected file. When Kenneth questions Doris about this, she uses every opportunity to deflect it. Suspicion and paranoia raises for Kenneth. Slowly, he enters into another world beyond his imagination. A life that may not be real.
Darren Kwan / 2018 / 19 minutes / English / United States
When an attractive woman visits a therapist to rid herself of the love-sick ghost that’s haunting her, she realizes she’s going to have to take matters into her own hands.
Sevgi Isabel Cacina / 2018 / 9 minutes / English / United States
Nimmermedr – Drear
When Leah learns that her Dad fell seriously ill, she escapes into her own world. Soon the 12 year old girl must witness her sanctuary revealing itself as a dim and gloomy place. Something sinister is hiding in it’s darkness and when it starts following her, she’s about to drown in her nightmare once and for all.
Nils Helling / 2018 / 24 minutes / German / Germany
Imagine a world in the not-too-distant future, where people have abandoned the toxic, drought-ravaged surface of the earth and moved upwards. It’s in this world that our story finds a dedicated mother, at the lowest elevation, grappling with an impossible choice.
Megan Gray / 2018 / 9 minutes / United States
Claire & Bruno : A Story of Love and Fresh Meat
Claire and Bruno are not very happy together. They are going on a vacation, secretly hoping to mend fences with each other. Just in time : the world is coming to an end.
Lionel Delebarre / 2018 / 23 minutes / French / France