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TALK RADIO

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DIRECTOR: Jay Kanzler

Lou Hanson has spent the last 20 years locked away inside his apartment listening to talk radio. He is left wondering whether he's actually stopped living, or whether there is any reason left to live.

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDEE-BARE BONES 2017-Oklahoma Hero RANCE HOWARD

DATE: TUES. APRIL 18
TIME: 6:30 PM
14 minutes Drama VENUE: ROXY

THE 3RD DATE

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DIRECTOR: Kobi Davis

The 3rd date is a love story of wonder and terror! Harry arrives at Cici's flat ready for a fantastic date; he then stumbles upon a tool wall that could build a house or dismantle a corpse. With Cici out of the room, Harry quickly realizes that no one knows he's even there; he then calls his best friend Joy for stability. Throughout the date Harry makes every effort to bring up the wall full of tools with no luck. Cici, sensing Harry's uneasiness, decides to call her love guru for guidance. It just so happens her guru is Harry's best friend Joy. Once Joy realizes the connection, they devise a plan to terrify Harry, but only after dessert.
DATE: FRI. APRIL21
TIME: 8:45 PM
11 minutes Romance-Comedy VENUE: ROXY

THE ARCHIPELAGO

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DIRECTOR: Benoit Maestre

Martin never wakes up where he falls asleep.

Eva meets a man she knew on the internet, a dangerous date.

The roamer leaves his life and town and looses himself into the wild.



They'll have to deal with the silent warrior that bloods this archipelago
DATE: WED. APRIL 19
TIME: 3:00 PM
83 minutes Fantasy Drama VENUE: ROXY

THE BACKROOM

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DIRECTOR: Albert Fry Jr.

Jim, the owner of a neighborhood tavern, makes it clear to a curious customer - what happens in the back room, stays in the back room!
DATE: SAT. APRIL 22
TIME: 3:30 PM
8 minutes Comedy VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

THE BATTLE FOR BRANDON-DOC

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DIRECTOR: Chad Brandon

NCAA Division I basketball coach Jayson Gee faces incredible odds as his son courageously fights against child-onset paranoid schizophrenia.
DATE: SAT. APRIL 22
TIME: 4:45 PM
60 minutes Faith-Documentary VENUE: 3 RVERS MUSEUM

THE BOOKWORM

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DIRECTOR: Richard Wiley

One evening, a librarian is stamping his books and opens one only to find pages have been eaten and there's a bookworm inside. They scream and startle each other followed by the librarian trying to crush the worm with his stamp. The worm narrowly escapes on the bookcart of the library. As he speeds away he eats the stack of books he's on and then pops into a larger version of himself - he physically grows whenever he eats a book!
DATE: THURS. APRIL 20
TIME: 6:30 PM
3 minutes Animation/Comedy STUDENT VENUE: ROXY

THE BOX

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DIRECTOR: Merve Cirisoglu

The happy life of a Syrian kid alters instantly with the sudden war and he finds himself in a state of struggle. The war changes not only lives, but also the role of his box; first as a carefully built toy house, then as a place to take shelter in a refugee camp with full of dangers and finally as a boat that sails for a journey towards hope.
DATE: THURS. APRIL 20
TIME: 6:30 PM
7 minutes Animation STUDENT VENUE: ROXY

THE BROPOSAL

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DIRECTOR: Johnathan McFarlane

You'll know when you've found the one.
DATE: THURS. APRIL 20
TIME: 8:00 PM
2 minutes COMEDY VENUE: STVDIO B

THE CAGED BIRD: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF FLORENCE B. PRICE-DOC

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DIRECTOR: James Greeson

In 1933 Little Rock native Florence Price made music history as the first African-American woman to have her music performed by a major symphony orchestra when the Chicago Symphony premiered her Symphony in E minor at the Chicago World's Fair. This is the inspiring story of a gifted woman's triumph over prejudice and preconceptions.
DATE: SAT. APRIL 22
TIME: 4:00 PM
58 minutes MUSIC, BIOGRAPHY DOCUMENTARY VENUE: LIBRARY

THE CAT LADY

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DIRECTOR: Chris Day

A mystery revolves around a bridge...the scene of an accident...or was it? A group of teens is determined to get to the bottom of this urban legend.
DATE: SAT. APRIL 22
TIME: 3:15 PM
12 minutes DRAMA, THRILLER STUDENT VENUE: STVDIO B

THE CHASE

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DIRECTOR: Ivy Liao

"The Chase" is a one-shot thriller, suspense, and fictional short film. The camera spies on an Asian girl from afar while she cheerfully moves around the house. She realizes our presence and quickly changes into a Victorian dress and puts on a blonde wig. We play a game of "hide n' seek" and follow the girl down into the dining room, where she thinks we aren't looking. Suffocated by her attire, she takes off the dress and corset and resumes her routine.
DATE: SAT. APRIL 22
TIME: 3:15 PM
6 minutes Thriller/Suspense STUDENT VENUE: STVDIO B

THE CRASH SURVIVOR-DOC

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DIRECTOR: Vincent Chen

A head-on car crash in 2012 left Doug Wright impaired for life. Clyde Rowley, the man who caused the collision, walked away with cuts and bruises.
In the years that followed, it became clear that their lives would never be the same. Despite four years of arduous recovery and a breakdown in his marriage, Doug developed a new lease on life. Positivity and persistence became his mantras. Clyde however, found himself swallowed in a bottomless pit of guilt and depression.
After years of knowing of the other's existence but refusing to acknowledge it, the two agreed to meet. PLGRM presents The Crash Survivor.
DATE: SAT. APRIL 33
TIME: 12:15 PM
10 minutes Drama/Medical SHORT-DOCUMENTARY VENUE: ROXY

THE DAWNING

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DIRECTOR: David Li

Wang Zhentao is a new Deputy Director at the 610 Office, a government organization in China with the sole purpose of persecuting and eradicating members of Falun Gong. A sudden car accident that cripples Wang prompts a self-examination of his family, work and life, leading to the greatest decision of his lifetime.
DATE: FRI. APRIL 21
TIME: 9:00 PM
41 minutes Thriller MINI-FEATURE VENUE: STVDIO B

THE DELOREANS "AS LONG AS IT'S YOU"-Music Video

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DIRECTOR: Neil James

'James' video takes inspiration directly from Jeremy Perry's lyrics shifting the portrait of intense, passionate love to a dance piece. Much like the The Deloreans' track from which he was inspired, James' pairs the beauty of composition - in this case a lovely night scene lit with dozens of little lights with a slow-burning fury in dancers Mimi Hutchinson and Michael Nguyen as they play out a love story from its euphoric highs to its fiery lows.
DATE: THURS. APRIL 20
TIME: 12:00 PM
4 minutes MUSIC VIDEO VENUE: ROXY

THE DISHWASHER

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DIRECTOR: Matt David Johnson

Driven by music and utilizing very little dialogue, The Dishwasher depicts the unusual relationship that develops between a kitchen worker who dreams of becoming a professional chef, and the prostitute who helps him find his way.
DATE: FRI. APRIL 21
TIME: 11:30 PM
11 minutes Drama, SHORT VENUE: OK MUSIC HALL

THE FEAR OF FALLING INTO PATTERNS

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DIRECTOR: Vincent Aliperti

A man wakes up to go about his daily routine until suddenly he notices the everyday sounds of life have been replaced with that of instruments.
DATE: FRI. APRIL 21
TIME: 5:15 PM
6 minutes MUSIC VIDEO VENUE: OK MUSIC HALL

THE FOREVERLANDS

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DIRECTOR: Kyle Kauwika Harris

"A drifter (Ace Denison) finds more than he bargained for
when he meets the eccentric Henry Bonneville upon the road. Past and destiny soon collide when Ace realizes that supernatural occurrences are at play and souls at stake, and the mantic Henry Bonneville may or may not be the devil."
DATE: FRI. APRIL 21
TIME: 6:15 PM
27 minutes SUPERNATURAL THRILLER VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

THE GHOST AND I

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DIRECTOR: Joshua Walquist

A short film exploring the anxiety and sadness that is drawn out by loss and addiction.

DATE: SAT. APRL 22
TIME: 12 minutes Drama, Fantasy STUDENT VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

THE GIRL ON THE MAT

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DIRECTOR: Robert Joseph Butler

Hayden has been wrestling since childhood. As the daughter of a recently deceased NCAA wrestling champion, and a failed cello player named Rachel, Hayden's passion to the sport is severely tested once her mom shows a lack of support as she approaches the Michigan Individual regional tournament. With competition getting more fierce, and the relationship with her mother growing more complex and complicated. Can Hayden find the endurance to advance to the state championship?
DATE: SAT. APRIL 22
TIME: 1:30 PM
27 minutes FAMILY DRAMA VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

THE HEIGHTENED

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DIRECTOR: Mark Datuin

Two woman are gravely affected by the opinion of a mysterious stranger.
DATE: SAT. APRIL 22
TIME: 1:30 PM
5 minutes DRAMA VENUE: 3 RIVERS MUSEUM

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