2024 FESTIVALApr 10-20, 2024Lansing, MI


You heard it here first! Check out the latest Capital City Film Festival announcements below.
POSTED: Mar 22, 2024


Prosopagnosia uses expressive animation to investigate intimacy, communication and memory. Prosopagnosia means face-blindness and to understand this neurodiverse behaviour, the contents of a memory box are intricately explored. Sketchbooks, photographs and diaries unravel to tell a unique and personal story.

POSTED: Mar 2, 2024

Soft Lights and Silver Shadows

Filmmaker Ian Kelly grew up as his grandfather lost his memory. Now, a decade after his death, he and his family remember his grandfather and the memories he forgot. A poetic swirl of image, animation, and home video interweaves to explore what is left behind after a loss.



What is “love”? This is the central topic explored in the film. Prior to the formation of love, there is a stronger inclination towards attachment and dependency, which then expands into various manifestations. With this in mind, a 2D animated short film depicting a romantic relationship between two men is created. Love is composed of […]


If Only We Had Eyes To See

If Only We Had Eyes To See explores how quickly fortunes can change for gatekeepers of safety, natural resources, and wealth in the ravages of climate change. Trapped by antiquated concepts of nationalism and land rights, a lone figure is left to find safety in a world that denies migration as a fundamental, human right.

POSTED: Mar 13, 2023

Louis’ Shoes

Louis is an eight-year old boy starting a new school. With the help of the teacher, he gets ready to introduce his class by removing his shoes. He explains how this makes him feel safe and gives the class an insight into his internal world, sharing his favorite hobbies as well as the things he […]


Secret Mission

The story is about a boy who loves to fantasize about using his imagination to transfer himself into a top secret agent in order to send a gift to his mother. Along the way, the protagonist has gone through many trials and crises, but with his bravery and resourcefulness, the boy has always been able […]



A little boy stayed in his room alone on a night of power failure. Fearing the darkness, he imagined the terrible shadow monster. At this moment, he heard a sound, “TADADA…”. What was the relationship between the sound and the shadow monster? Could the boy overcome the fear of darkness?


The Egret River

Among the tall buildings of the city, the lonely guard hides a beautiful field that no one knows, and meets an egret there; but the expansion of the city never stops, one day the field is destroyed, the egret escapes without a trace, he begin to see mysterious illusions


Pussy Love

Cool Cat invites you! To join the world of Pussy Love. Enjoy a show of lust and laziness! Let’s have fun with tits and dicks. The claws are sharp, the soda is sparkling and the fur is getting wet. Romance is kitsch. But even the most jaded cat can still be lost for love.



In order to keep friends who can’t catch fish from starving, the cat living in the port decided to break the routine and go fishing with its friend at the port. The cat’s fishing skills took a fancy to an old fisherman. He invited both cat and rat to go fishing together and started a […]