Shorts 1


“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
MI | 9.5 min.
What happens when the tea gets spilled? A deep
look into how a single moment can explode into high
school drama.

EUGENE
Directed by Dan Hessell & Alan LaFave
MI | 13.5 min.
A man searches for connection and acceptance on
the streets and trails of a cold town. It’s going much
better for his dog.

MASH NOTE
Directed by Justin Brown
MI | 12 min.
Wanda harbors unexpressed feelings for her best
friend Janice. She writes a love letter and slips it
under Janice’s door. Almost immediately she regrets
doing it and schemes ways to get the letter back.

PENCIL MARK
Directed by Trevor Norkey
MI | 9 min.
An outdated cellphone falls in love with a pencil with
a bad past in this animated short about sex, abuse,
and relationships.

MIXED UP*
Directed by Agron Karameti
IL | 24 min.
A group of friends who graduated from Illinois
University are living in Chicago pushing 30.
These millennials deal with comedic realism
every day.

TANNINS AND TENTHS*
Directed by Darius Gardner
MI | 7 min.
During a service, a man begins to contemplate his
ideologies for attending church and fantasizes he
can perform some of the miracles found in the Bible.

Showtimes

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

East Lansing Hannah Community Center:

Tickets
Opening Night Film, Foster Boy
Thursday, Jan. 9 at 6:30pm - $8.00
All other tickets - $5.00 sold at the door.
East Lansing Hannah Community Center Box office opens at 5:30pm. All tickets sold at the door.