Soo Film Festival 2022

Block 6-Student Films

Shorts program, 95 min, Not rated

Miss Hunt - Mya Fullmer
Miss Hunt - Mya Fullmer
Sinners and Saint
Sinners and Saint
Big Box - Nuria Torreño
Big Box - Nuria Torreño
Recurse
Recurse
Lo-Fi Children - Wild Party
Lo-Fi Children - Wild Party
Pendulum
Pendulum
The Vending Machine
The Vending Machine
A Summer's Day at Sherwood Park
A Summer's Day at Sherwood Park
Ghost's Best Friend
Ghost's Best Friend
And Again
And Again
Dandedog
Dandedog
SICKO - g.vn
SICKO - g.vn
1992
1992

About This Program

In this short films program you'll see student work from the Great Lakes and beyond.

Sinners and Saint

Director: Jerod Willis

Narrative Short, USA, 2021, 23 min, Color, Student Project - Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

After the police officer who killed his brother is wrongfully acquitted of the crime, a man decides to take matters into his own hands.

Great Lakes Connection: This film was shot and produced in Detroit, Michigan. The racial divides that are a part of this history along with the historical setting are a huge part of the film.

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Big Box - Nuria Torreño

Director: Nuria Torreño

Music Video, Spain, 2021, 7 min, Color, Student Project - Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

In a world where it is possible to send your feelings by mail, a young postman does everything he can to deliver the biggest package the company has ever seen.

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Miss Hunt - Mya Fullmer

Director: Mya Fullmer

Music Video, USA, 2021, 4 min, Color, Student Project - Motion Picture Institute, Troy, Michigan

A suicide victim's daily routine allows her to control her life in the only way she has left.

Recurse

Directors: The Zavitsanos Brothers

Narrative Short, USA, 2020, 4 min, Black & White and Color, Student Project - University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

Communicating solely through a series of hand-written messages, a disheveled man tries to free a woman trapped inside an antiquated television set.

Lo-Fi Children - Wild Party

Director: Logan Michael Mitchell

Music Video, USA, 2022, 3 min, Color, Student Project - Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan

The music video for Lo-Fi Children, a song by Wild Party, in which a boy and girl have feelings for each other but don't know how to go about it.

Great Lakes Connection: We all live in the Great Lakes region and the video is filmed in Marquette, Michigan on Lake Superior.

Pendulum

Director: Jasmine Jurgensen

Narrative Short, Canada, 2022, 10 min, Color, Student Project - Rome International Film School, Rome, Italy

A young woman suffering with bipolar disorder begins to pick up the pieces after a manic episode.

Great Lakes Connection: The writer/director/producer/editor is from Toronto, Ontario, a Great Lakes province.

The Vending Machine

Director: Michael James Leffler

Animation, USA, 2019, 2 min, Color, Student Project - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

A man is determined to get a soda from a vending machine, no matter the cost.

Great Lakes Connection: The film was animated at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Kenilworth Building down the road from Lake Michigan.

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A Summer's Day at Sherwood Park

Director: Conor Forrest

Narrative Short, Canada, 2021, 15 min, Color, Student Project - York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

On a hot summer day, a shy, 13-year-old boy tries to win the heart of his first crush on their first ever date.

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Ghost's Best Friend

Director: Michael James Leffler

Animation, USA, 2022, 2 min, Color, Student Project - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Late at night a dog plays with his ball. The ball rolls away from him and he chases it into a cemetery where he meets a new friend.

Great Lakes Connection: The film was made in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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And Again

Director: Joseph Schlapsi

Narrative Short, Canada, 2019, 2 min, Color, Student Project - Sault College, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

A man, home alone, wakes to a strange noise and decides to investigate. Things are not as they seem.

Great Lakes Connection: The film was shot by student filmmakers at Sault College in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

Dandedog

Director: Elmano Diogo

Animation, Portugal, 2020, 5 min, Color, Student Project - Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Lisbon, Portugal

After his best friend's death, a young man searches for a way to erase his sadness and fill the void in his chest.

SICKO - g.vn

Directors: Devan Sakaria, Gavin Yang

Music Video, USA, 2022, 4 min, Color, Student Project - Princeton Day School, Princeton, New Jersey

The music video for g.vn's single, SICKO.

1992

Director: Kuan Cao

Narrative Short, USA, 2021, 15 min, Color, Student Project - Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California

This film tells the story of the Los Angeles riots of 1992 from the Korean people's unique perspective. After 30 years, are we making any difference? When will the division end?

Screening

Saturday, Sept. 17, 10:30am

Soo Theatre

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