SHORT FILMS BLOCK A
Directed by: Michael McCallum
Description: A man is given a package that his recently deceased Father wanted him to have.
Directed by: Natalie Peracchio
Description: A daughter comes to grips with her elderly mother’s declining mental state.
Directed by: Sarah Wierda
Description: After a traumatizing day, a quiet teen is ambivalent about standing up to his silencing father.
Directed by: Maria Allred
Description: Little Nations follows a momentous piece of mail as it travels through the hands and into the worlds of young people from a rich array of cultures that constitute Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. Coming to a poignant climax, it illuminates the true multicultural spirit of America.
You’ve Already Gone
Directed by: Michael Doerge
Description: After being assaulted while walking home the night before, Dolores (Kirby Schmieding) decides that she’d rather push on through her fears than be marked absent from class; to the chagrin of her roommate (Leah Harper).
Directed by: Cory James Taylor
Description: Two low-life criminals plan the heist of a lifetime; but first they must make it through one day of honest employment.
Directed by: Madison Stewart Leonard
Description: A daughter, mother and grandmother mourn the loss of their beloved, Lou Ackerly after he is accidentally cremated.
Directed by: Jason Allen
Description: This 1970’s crime drama focuses on Danny Landowski. A husband and a father to some, he is really a selfish, pool hustling criminal on the streets of Detroit who never got out of the game. With the help of his partner, Chris, he may have just found his way out – with one last job.
What Tiger Wishes
Directed by: Chris T.W. Anderson
Description: A little girl draws images of an idealized reality to escape her troubled childhood and broken family. As an adult, she must face her absentee father after her mother’s death in the hopes of resolving the psychological problems he’s caused; ones which threaten to hurt her new family.
“Distance”- A Quarantine Short Film
Directed by: Haohan Wang
Description: A look in to quarantine life in my home, how social distancing also brings families together.
Directed by: Tyler Harding
Description: Following the aftermath of a bio-terrorism attack, a teen boy struggles to survive in a dystopian, chaotic world.
Finding Turner Chase
Directed by: Camari Garrison
Description: The Life and Times of Downriver Detroit Rap Mogul Turner Chase. Produced by the Students of the Downriver Detroit Student Film Consortium.
Directed by: Samuel Mirpoorian
Description: After carrying the burden of misfortune throughout his life, a single father seeks redemption as he raises his son.