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2017 North By Midwest Micro-Budget Film Festival

All Films & Events

This page lists all Films and Events.

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  1. The Legend of Fiction: Our Guide Through Fairy Tales

    Shaun Michael Pope / South Bend, IN / 2014 / 5 mins
    This movie was inspired by 2D video games. It's about three Warriors helping a local Blacksmith save his Beautiful Daughter from a vicious, no-good, rotten Beast.
    Plays In:
    Animation Block B

    Wellspring Theater
    March 4, 2017 12:00 pm

    Plays In:
    Animation Block C

    Wellspring Theater
    March 4, 2017 6:30 pm

    Plays In:
    Animation & MicroCam Block A

    Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre
    March 4, 2017 3:00 pm


  2. Lemon Eyes

    Chelsey Raegen Knapp / Detroit, MI / 15 mins
    Detroit, 1928: When disputes in a loveless marriage escalate over clashing values of survival, a young medical student prescribes a solution with questionable side effects.
    Plays In:
    Suspense Shorts Block C

    Harold & Grace Upjohn Foundation Board Room
    March 4, 2017 1:00 pm

    Plays In:
    Suspense Shorts Block A

    Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre
    March 4, 2017 6:00 pm


  3. The Moment

    Karis Seungyoun Oh / 2016 / 2 mins
    The Moment is a story about an artist who learns about the importance of the things unseen as she gets to draw a stranger’s portrait.
    Plays In:
    Animation Block B

    Wellspring Theater
    March 4, 2017 12:00 pm

    Plays In:
    Animation Block C

    Wellspring Theater
    March 4, 2017 6:30 pm

    Plays In:
    Animation & MicroCam Block A

    Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre
    March 4, 2017 3:00 pm


  4. Moving Out

    SeoHee Choi & John Han / 2016 / 3 mins
    A teenage daughter is loading heavy luggage onto a car as she is preparing to move away from her rural home. She believes that she is prepared to take the world head on, as most teenagers do and wants to prove it by loading the heavy luggage onto the car herself without the help of her mother.
    Plays In:
    Animation Block B

    Wellspring Theater
    March 4, 2017 12:00 pm

    Plays In:
    Animation Block C

    Wellspring Theater
    March 4, 2017 6:30 pm

    Plays In:
    Animation & MicroCam Block A

    Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre
    March 4, 2017 3:00 pm


  5. My Personal Pink Time

    Josh Reed / Grand Rapids, MI / 2016 / 36 mins
    Tammy Myers was diagnosed with breast cancer on February 16, 2015 at the age of 33. Follow her journey in the first year since her diagnosis.
    Plays In:
    Documentary Block A

    Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre
    March 4, 2017 12:00 pm


  6. Nothin’ but Music

    Lisa Hagopian & Eric Harabadian / Dearborn Heights, MI / 2016 / 74 mins
    This film will show the creativity and perseverance it takes to have a life long, full-time career doing nothing but music - no day job to fall back on. We follow musicians Benny 'Jet' Speer from Benny and the Jets Band, a 'working class' musician at it for 40 years, and blues guitarist Howard Glazer. As well, we will gain insights from Question Mark of ? and the Mysterians, flutist Alexander Zonjic , singer Eliza Neals and many others. We see the diverse roads taken to have a lifelong career as a musician.
    Nothin’ but Music

    Harold & Grace Upjohn Foundation Board Room
    March 4, 2017 5:30 pm


  7. Private Slum

    Zac A. Clark / Detroit, MI / 2016 / 4 mins
    Emotional digestion blockaded by liquid, performance, and personal burden. Hot colors and metamorphosis in a visual song created in collaboration with Kalamazoo band The Go Rounds.
    Plays In:
    Drama Shorts Block C

    Harold & Grace Upjohn Foundation Board Room
    March 4, 2017 12:00 pm

    Plays In:
    Drama Shorts Block A

    Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre
    March 4, 2017 4:00 pm


  8. REEDS

    Michael Rene Walton / Holland, MI / 2016 / 78 mins
    The story of a man who didn't exist...but killed a girl who did.
    REEDS

    Black Arts & Cultural Center
    March 4, 2017 3:30 pm


  9. REVZA

    Emir Cakaroz / Milwaukee, WI / 2016 / 47 mins
    After being away for three years, the filmmaker, who lives in the United States, visits his family for ten short days in Turkey. He films his mother's daily activities and talks to her about life and family. While the film focuses on a mother and son’s relationship, it investigates the long-term effects of the immigration of the filmmaker’s family from Bulgaria to Turkey, and the life of a widow in a patriarchal culture.
    Plays In:
    Documentary Block B

    Black Arts & Cultural Center
    March 4, 2017 2:00 pm


  10. Shitada

    Nicholas D / Grayling, MI / 2016 / 8 mins
    Stan goes out with his co-workers after his first week on the job. Will he fit in?
    Plays In:
    Dramady Shorts Block B

    Wellspring Theater
    March 4, 2017 1:00 pm

    Plays In:
    Dramady Shorts Block A

    Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre
    March 4, 2017 5:00 pm