LMFC Short Documentaries 260 minutes
THE MOON: Big House Melee
Directed by Philip Michael Boos, Ryan Jurado/26 min.
This film follows Ryan”The Moon” Coker-Welch through his competition at one of Smash’s biggest events, The Big House 6, in his quest to earn a sponsor. Professional Super Smash Bros. competition involves professional gamers competing in the Super Smash Bros. series of crossover fighting games published by Nintendo.
Directed by Katrina Robinson-Tokarski/MI/7 min.
Tashmica Torok explores the motivations behind opening “The Firecracker Foundation” a non-profit that seeks to heal child survivors of sexual assault. You will walk away from her story feeling connected and moved to action.
Directed by Thomas C. Johnson/IA/ 7.5 minutes
This award-winning film chronicles the life of Marieke Penterman, a woman born and raised in Holland who now makes award-winning Dutch Gouda cheese at her state-of-the-art facility in Thorp, Wisconsin.
WHAT HAPPENS TO A DREAM DEFERRED
Directed by Scott Boehm/MI/12 minutes
This film is an intimate portrait of a day in the life of José Adrián Badillo Carlos and Osvaldo Sandoval, Two DREAMers who are graduate students at Michigan State University. They must suffer the insecurities of their future after the Trump administration’s rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.
HOAN ALONE: Personal Stories from the Bridge
Directed by Aaron Johnson/9 min.
Milwaukee’s Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge is the crown over Summerfest and has become one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. But it’s also a popular site for suicides. This animated documentary explores the issues of the bridge and suicide through three intimate interviews. Follow animator, Aaron Johnson, as he shares the stories of Dave, John, and Mary.
ShowtimesFriday, November 2, 2:00 pm, Studio C
General admission - $10
Seniors & matinees - $8
Students - $5
Tickets can be bought online at studioctheatre.com or at the door.