Films in Competition 4

  • Assemblage
  • Distance and Hills
  • Giroscopio
  • beautiful figures
  • Tell Me a Story
  • Fleshwork
  • The Sea is Also Yours
  • The One Who Went South
  • Laika

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Main Theater - Michigan Theater Thu, Mar 23, 2023 7:30 PM



College for Creative Studies


Huron High



Lawrence & Meg Kasdan

Assemblage No. 2 

Nik Liguori

Detroit, MI | 2022 | 3 | Digital File

World Premiere

“The earth laughs in flowers.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson. An experiment in light and form.

forms with space and distance and hills  

Jason Moyes

Hawick, UK | 2022 | 4 | Digital File
North American Premiere

Exploring the relationship between electricity pylons and the landscape. Hand processed super 8mm film with audio from the English sculptor and artist Barbara Hepworth.


John Muse & Brendamaris Rodriguez

PA & PR | 2022 | 8 | Digital File

giroscopio is a short experimental film by two artists, one in Pennsylvania and one in Puerto Rico, each in pandemic lockdown, each disoriented. Objects seem to control them; their bodies are unbalanced, unwieldy, comical. The horizon spins; the ground falls away; and yet a strange wonder reigns.

Beautiful Figures 

Soetkin Verstegen

Zürich, Switzerland | 2022 | 4 | Digital File

World Premiere

A personal notebook of a time spent at science labs in Zürich. A mind map gone wrong of unfinished ideas on thought disorders, medical imaging, cells, and aging.

Would You Like to Tell Me a Story? 

Evan Wang

Shanghai, China | 2022 | 16 | Digital File

North American Premiere

In the spring of 2022, the city of Shanghai was put under lockdown for two entire months. While the traumatic experience was still quite fresh, to our surprise, we also recognized the resilience and growth of each other, when we gathered together to share our stories.


Lydia Cornett

Jeromesville, OH | 2022 | 8 | DCP

At a butcher shop in Jeromesville, Ohio, four meat processors situate their labor within their own minds and bodies.

The Sea Is Also Yours 

Michelle Coelho

Havana, Cuba | 2022 | 21 | DCP

North American Premiere

One night a woman dreams that she is transformed into an animal. In a nightmare, the machinery comes to life in the form of a creature. Between sleep and wakefulness she remembers the abortion she experienced and the ghosts that accompany her. The women of the island reveal the mysteries that help her heal wounds caused by the violence that condemns women in her country.

The One Who Went South 

Steiní Kristinsson

Flúðir, Iceland | 2022 | 8 | Digital File

North American Premiere

A young man returns to his childhood home to improve his relationship with his father. When he arrives, however, everything seems different.


Deborah Stratman

Sausalito, CA | 2021 | 5 | DCP

Some forms we can only know by their shadow. In homage to the spirits of space test dogs or any being we use in the name of progress.