2024 FESTIVALApr 10-20, 2024Lansing, MI


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POSTED: Mar 2, 2024

The Rooms

Cast in a green light, a long corridor seems never ending in sight. Jun-sang faces multiple rooms in this long corridor, meeting various and bizarre people from door to door.


What We Find on the Road

On his 18th birthday, TJ receives a key from his estranged ex con father. The key unlocks a timeworn ’68 convertible and a challenge to drive across America – in hopes of repairing his sense of family. Supported by a band of loveable oddballs and held together by humor and grit, TJ discovers that sometimes […]


Officer Dave

Officer Dave, an eager security guard with dreams of donning the badge, finds himself way out of his league when an unexpected graffiti incident disturbs the peaceful corridors of Stone Hills High School. Driven by misguided determination, Dave’s clumsy pursuit unravels with unexpected twists, leaving viewers in stitches. Packed with laugh-out-loud moments and awkward encounters, […]


Phase Space

It’s the not-too-distant future. Tom, a somewhat introverted but talented guy, works as chief programmer at PixelBlast gaming studios alongside his longtime friend, Dylan, who is the creative director. PixelBlast produces immersive games that look and feel realistic. In recent years, the company has begun recycling plot points and code, and creating sequels. Tom feels […]



Reconcile aims to capture male communication in the absence of a female presence, through the silent and failing relationship of a father and his son during a moment of grief. The ethereal awkward sensation that surrounds the narrative provides room for the audience to relate, empathize, and ultimately question themselves regarding their own relationship dynamics. […]


Somewhere Outside Lemmings

In a cold afternoon in 1870’s Michigan, a bounty hunter happens to run into an old acquaintance outside of town, and as the conversation unfolds, the history of their relationship is slowly revealed, and the future of it is swiftly determined.



1945. Three Italians are running away from a handful of Yugoslav militiamen seeking revenge for the oppression they suffered during the Fascist period. Alma, a girl of nowadays, sees her present intertwined with the painful past of the protagonists.


Big George

Hank Gauda is one of the lucky ones: his gig as a George Clooney impersonator keeps him afloat as a working actor in New York. But after a pandemic and a divorce, he’s not as svelte as he once was, and his longtime agent unexpectedly drops him. His nine-year-old daughter, Evie, cannot understand why her […]


Cross Country

Anthony intends to leave his small town for New York City, however, his god-fearing mother struggles to let him go.


I Don’t Fight the Dark as Well as I Used To

I Don’t Fight the Dark as Well as I Used To explores the emotional isolation my Grandfather experienced while taking care of my ailing Grandmother. I wanted to frame this isolation through the lens of the moon landing. Taking a community spectacle and grounding it in an evening of seclusion was my way of externalizing […]