About This Program
Three stories, two shorts and a feature, wind up our final block.
Director: Jimmie Chiverelli
Narrative Short, Canada, 2018, 10 min, Color
The film is the recounting of the greatest summer of your
life and how we celebrate those fleeting memories while also grieving their
disappearance and longing for their euphoria.
Great Lakes connection: The film was written, shot, and
edited in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and all of the film personnel were from Sault
Ste. Marie, Ontario. Also, the film contains shots of the Great Lakes and the
International Bridge joining the twin Saults.
Need a Lift
Director: Wren Barnes
Narrative Short, USA, 2019, 5 min, Color, Student Project
(New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts in Film, New York City, US)
When a man offers to pick up a woman hitchhiking through a
small rural town, neither one would expect how things would end.
Great Lakes connection: New York City is the hometown of a
Narrative Feature, Drama, USA, 2018, 75 min, Color
About the Film
A bold portrait of misguided teens as they learn the cruelties of life and love in the American Midwest.
Great Lakes connection:
From the producers: “Our film was developed and produced by Northwest Indiana/Chicagoland residents. The story was inspired by growing up in our region of the Midwest.”
Cast & Crew:
Director: Tre Manchester
Writer: Tre Manchester
Producers: Tre Manchester, John Metzler
Key Cast: Jarrett Maier, Emily Eruraviel, Dane Valerio, Elizabeth Stam, Austin Holloway
Lindsey Film Festival (Florence, AL), Mar. 3, 2019, Best Narrative Feature