Features & Docs A-Z

A Wonderful Day

Directed By Abby Bright & Grace Joo | 29
In Grand Rapids, the homeless community are receiving surprise gifts from a stranger, a young man who set his journey to serve mankind. But his good work gave him bitter experiences.

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Friday, January 10, 6:00 pm, East Lansing Hannah Community Center Theater B

FOSTER BOY

Directed By Youssef Delara | 114
Michael Trainer (Matthew Modine) , a highly successful corporate lawyer, is ordered by a judge (Lou Gossett, Jr.) to represent pro bono a black kid, Jamal (Shane Paul McGhie) who is suing a for-profit foster care agency for years of abuse in the corrupt foster care system. Initially, he sees Jamal as a kid off… View Article

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Thursday, January 9, 6:30 pm, East Lansing Hannah Community Center Theater A

Love Immortal

Directed By Robert Butler | 104
This genre-bending film explores the desperation and desires that unsettle the lives of its immortal female vampire characters: a vicious land speculator resorts to vicious coercion; a vampire mother fends for her daughter’s survival after she drinks polluted blood; and a lonely economics professor forms an unlikely bond with one of her students.

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Saturday, January 18, 6:00 pm, East Lansing Hannah Community Center Theater B

My Secret is My Story

Directed By Susan Rutkofske & Chris Troy | 71
This all-too relatable documentary follows the lives of Ziyad, Amy, Emily, Eric and Patrick, who are each in recovery from addiction in Port Huron, Michigan. We share their lives from their childhood to their addiction to their current stage of recovery

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Friday, January 10, 6:00 pm, East Lansing Hannah Community Center Theater B

Short Docs


A CHANGE OF PRACTICE: Leadership in Medicine for the Undeserved* Directed by Jennifer Berggren | MI | 29 min. This film follows third- and fourth-year Leadership in Medicine for the Underserved Program (LMU) students at MSU in Flint. During this time, they are embedded in organizations and schools in this city, practicing new ways to… View Article

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Friday, January 10, 8:00 pm, East Lansing Hannah Community Center Theater A

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JUNE Directed by Andy Hones & Shelby Alayne Antel MI | 7.5 min. A property dispute between two neighbors sheds light on shared hardships. EVER AFTER* Directed by Jeff Kapp MI | 13 min. As Jacob is about to enter into fatherhood, he revisits his past and tries to make things right before taking on… View Article

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Saturday, January 11, 3:00 pm, East Lansing Hannah Community Center Theater A

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THE 404 DINER Directed by Cole Seger MI | 13 min. A man goes to his usual diner… but it quickly becomes anything BUT his usual… STALKER Directed by Ted Kakasenko MI | 10 min. Max, living with an emotionally abusive single mother, suffers from a mental illness where he believes he is being followed…. View Article

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Friday, January 31, 6:00 pm, East Lansing Hannah Community Center Theater A

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IN AN INSTANT* Directed by Brenna Noyes MI | 9 min. In a moment of crisis, a teenage girl imagines her future and the impact one moment might have on many lives. SPEECHLESS* Directed by Justin Bailey IL | 15 min. A mute man who communicates with notecards visits his dying father who abused him… View Article

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Saturday, January 11, 6:00 pm, East Lansing Hannah Community Center Theater B

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“DIRTY DOG”* Directed by Darius Gardner MI | 17 min. Using popular song lyrics and cultural references from the Sam Cooke during the Motown era of music, a man tells the story of how he meets and romances a girl during a dance. THE INCIDENT AT THE PIER Directed by Abby Bright & Grace Joo… View Article

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Friday, January 10, 6:00 pm, East Lansing Hannah Community Center Theater A

Sincerely, Brenda

Directed By Kenneth Nelson, Jr | 87
This emotionally intense film tells the story of how after a sudden tragedy, a recovering alcoholic attempts to reconcile with his two estranged sons over a weekend, but the encounter reveal secrets that could destroy their family forever.

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Friday, January 10, 8:00 pm, East Lansing Hannah Community Center Theater B