2023 Festival
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Dinner Parting
Roman Candle
Grey Roads
The Shadow Between Us

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2022 Festival Schedule

Join us April 7-16 for the Capital City Film Festival – 10 days of film, music, and more. All-access passes are just $50. See you there!

Thursday, April 7th

Friday, April 8th

Saturday, April 9th

  • That's Mine

    The Fledge Lansing

    Animated Shorts

    Selections include: That's Mine!!! / Speci Man / Love / It's Raining Heads / Where the Winds Die / Endre and the Mountain / Daddy Look! / Conversion / Dear Brother / Elephant in the Room / Seize the Moment / When is the Best Time to Say Goodbye? / L'abattu des vents / Desire Trap / Anomie / Scum / Carnival of the Centipede / Catvid-030 / Run for Life / Ariss / A Daffofil Under Close Inspection

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  • Carnival Pilgrims

    The Fledge Lansing

    Carnival Pilgrims

    *MICHIGAN PREMIERE* Another day is about to begin in the theme park called the Planet Earth. Here adventures are safe, myths real, paradises earthly and the tourist is always the hero. Screens with the short film When It Stops.

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  • Lansing Public Media Center

    Symphonic Cinema [FREE]

    This special program features two dynamic pairings for a unique cinematic experience. Heartland Klezmorim will perform live to Charlie Chaplain's THE IMMIGRANT. Next up: Collaborators Lorelei d’Andriole Jones and Jean…

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  • Lansing Public Media Center

    The Dinner Parting

    *MIDWEST PREMIERE, FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE* A modern screwball comedy concerning Susan and Henry, who are hosting a dinner party while trying to make good on a lie concerning the recent death of their “father.” Unexpected guests arrive, causing the night to unravel despite Susan’s best efforts. Screens with the short film Wizard Uno

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  • The Bond Between Sisters

    The Fledge Lansing

    Global Shorts @ 8

    Selections include: The Bond Between Sisters / El Conquiestador / Threshold / Coo-Coo / Eureka / Vlada Goes to London / Time to Vote

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  • The Avenue

    Bonehawk

    Bonehawk is a Rock and Roll band from Kalamazoo, Michigan playing a modern approach to 70’s era psychedelic hard rock, heavy metal, jam, and blues; with special guests BOA and Mr Denton On Doomsday

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  • The Fledge Lansing

    Neptune Frost

    *MICHIGAN PREMIERE* This Afrofuturist vision, sci-fi punk musical takes place in the hilltops of Burundi, where a group of escaped coltan miners form an anti-colonialist computer hacker collective. From their camp in an otherworldly e-waste dump, they attempt a takeover of the authoritarian regime exploiting the region’s natural resources – and its people.

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Sunday, April 10th

Wednesday, April 13th

Thursday, April 14th

  • After the Incident

    The Fledge Lansing

    After the Incident

    *MICHIGAN PREMIERE* A child named Ruhollah decides to cope with a situation after an unfortunate incident. Screens with the short film Something in the Clouds

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  • Hideout

    The Fledge Lansing

    Hideout

    *MICHIGAN PREMIERE* Drug dealer Guo-hao hopes to make enough money so that he and his girlfriend can leave their life of crime behind. One day, he is contacted by Michael, a drug broker with an offer to buy a batch of rare cocaine. Screens with the short film When It Stops

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  • The Avenue

    Lipstick Jodi

    Lipstick Jodi are masters of catchy melodies with vocal harmonies and instrumental flourishes that linger in your head long after the songs are over; with special guest Dirt Room

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  • Underbelly

    The Fledge Lansing

    Music Videos Shorts

    Selections include: Underbelly / Fine (Official Music Video) / Let's Reveal (Silly Bones Valley) / Problems / Chalk Houses / Kreisleriana / Strobe Lights / Rochelle Bloom - Stories I Create in My Head / Sing About It / Mwanje ft Sampa the Great / Life's Been Good to Me / Blychedelic / Saye Skye - ADHD / Unforgettable

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Friday, April 15th

Saturday, April 16th

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