Soo Film Festival 2022

Block 7-Made in Michigan

Shorts program, 97 min, Not rated

Last Train Home
Last Train Home
Lone Wolf
Lone Wolf
Arbiter
Arbiter
Pattern Block - DOEGOE
Pattern Block - DOEGOE
Northbound: Hannah's Way
Northbound: Hannah's Way
Icarian - Flowers on the Grave
Icarian - Flowers on the Grave
Eviction Conviction
Eviction Conviction

About This Program

All of the films in this mixed group of shorts were either made in Michigan or were made by a Michigan filmmaker.

Lone Wolf

Directors: Nicholas D Gascho, Brittany Dunn

Narrative Short, USA, 2022, 10 min, Color

A young woman makes some last-minute changes to one of her paintings on her birthday.

Great Lakes Connection: The film was shot in Gaylord, Michigan, and all of the cast and crew are local to Gaylord.

Arbiter

Director: Caleb Joye

Narrative Short, USA, 2022, 12 min, Color

Three struggling people in Detroit have passing encounters with an ethereal, Monowheel-riding man.

Great Lakes Connection: My film is based in and shot in Detroit, Michigan. The city plays a large role in the film, and the cold, gritty essence of it is part of the story.

Pattern Block - DOEGOE

Director: Maurice K Hogan

Music Video, USA, 2022, 4 min, Color

A man can't decide if he is alive or dead as he walks the streets of Grosse Pointe, Michigan.

Great Lakes Connection: We shot the music video in Grosse Pointe, Michigan on the shores of Lake St. Clair.

Northbound: Hannah's Way

Director: Seth David Anderson

Narrative Short, USA, 2022, 26 min, Color

Set in the near future, Northbound: Hannah's Way introduces the two scientists behind a mysterious cataclysm that has decimated North America, setting the stage for the final season of this post-apocalyptic web series.

Great Lakes Connection: The director is based in Iron Mountain, Michigan, and has a production company there. Hannah's Way is part of the Northbound series, which is shot entirely in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Project Website  Twitter   Facebook  Instagram

Icarian - Flowers on the Grave

Director: Ryan Hudson

Music Video, USA, 2021, 4 min, Color

The official music video for Icarian, a song by Michigan band Flowers on the Grave.

Great Lakes Connection: The director and all of the band members are from Michigan.

Project Website  Facebook  Instagram

Eviction Conviction

Director: Jeff Vande Zande (Alumnus of Soo Film Festival)

Narrative Short, USA, 2021, 5 min, Color

A desperate father in a desperate situation takes desperate measures.

Great Lakes Connection: The film was Made in Michigan... 100%

Project Website  Twitter  

Last Train Home

Director: Ellison Winterstein

Narrative Short, USA, 2021, 37 min, Color

1946. Three American soldiers board a train bound for their boat out of Germany at the end of World War Two. Not ten minutes from the station another passenger is murdered. Now it's up to the three soldiers, the train crew, and a mysterious stranger to try and uncover the killer amongst them.

Great Lakes Connection: The film was produced completely within Michigan by a cast and crew of almost all Michigan natives (except one guy from New Jersey).

Screening

Saturday, Sept. 17, 1pm

Soo Theatre

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