2024 FESTIVALApr 10-20, 2024Lansing, MI


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POSTED: Mar 20, 2023

Thirteen Ghosts

When Cyrus Kriticos, a very rich collector of unique things, dies, he leaves his house, fortune, and his prized collection of ghosts.

POSTED: Mar 13, 2023

Your Friend, Anne

*DIRECTOR IN ATTENDANCE* A working artist begins to lose her mind while stuck at home with an illness.


Running in Circles

A quarter falls from a woman’s purse and spins on the floor. The arms of the clock spin on the wall. The store clerk stocks a shelf. Sometimes he stares at the clock and watches the time, waiting for his shift to end. It’s a typical day on the job. Except, the boss is here […]


Self Care

Self Care is a daytime horror. An otherworldly self-care guru seeks to heal a broken woman, but the woman’s cling to the material world risks resistance to her transformation.



Willow’s a troubled young woman being watched. She faces the shadows in the dark fearing for her life. Will the sister who abandoned her years ago come to her rescue before it’s too late?



*PRODUCER IN ATTENDANCE* *Content Warning: Self-Harm After impulsively shaving off his beard and sidelocks, a young Hasidic man experiences a nightmarish transformation that leads him right back to where he started. Over the course of one painful night, Eli Eisenstein will come to realize that it’s much easier to shave your beard than to shed […]


The Voice in Isabel Fleiss’s Office

A woman with an unusual malady–cobweb buildup in the throat–receives an even more unusual treatment in this adaptation of a surreal poem by North Carolina writer Virgil Renfroe.



An Afrikaans-speaking man helps his elderly German neighbour in a time of need, despite a language barrier. In the process, he learns volumes about himself.


Party’s Over

*DIRECTOR IN ATTENDANCE* The night turns to terror when uninvited guests crash a Halloween party.



Requiem is a story of love and revenge that takes place in 1605 and is set against the backdrop of the witch trials. The film follows Evelyn as she engages in a game of cat and mouse against her father, Minister Gilbert, in order to be with Mary, the woman she loves. When Minister Gilbert […]