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Shorts Directed by Women from Around the Globe

  • The Platform Theatre (Moore Hall 102) Moore Hall, Central Michigan University Mt Pleasant, MI 48858 United States (map)

Shorts Directed by Women from Around the Globe

Directors: Various (Q&A with filmmakers scheduled)

Runtime: 120 min
Rating: NR
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Documentary, Horror
Country/Language: Israel, Hungary, Turkey, USA/English OR English subtitles

Featured Shorts:

The Update

Dir: Mor Hanay

Genre: Drama/Sci Fi

Country/Language:  Israel/Hebrew with English Subtitles

Adam has the perfect girlfriend, Alex, which was custom-made for him. Alex is separated from him for 24 hours during the annual 'Update Day' and he finds himself spending the time with Yuli, a human being like him, she makes him question everything he thought was perfect.


Dir: Nesli Erten

Genre: Animation

Country/Language: Turkey/Turkish with English subtitles

In a world that wants me to whisper, I choose to yell

Atomic Spot

Dir: Stephanie Cabdevila

Genre: Sci Fi/Horror

Country/Language: France/French with English subtitles

Left for dead after the A307 plane crash on their nuclear plant, the workers of a small coastal city have undergone a series of mutations. They formed a small amphibious community among the radioactive ruins. But they failed to reproduce their species. The last survivor, Cotis, is crushed by loneliness… Until surfers land on the beach

 Work in Progress

Dir: Cristina Grosan

Genre: Romantic Comedy, Sci Fi, Drama

Country/Language: Hungary/Hungarian with English subtitles

Mimi enters a bizarre beauty clinic with a face-lift voucher she got from her husband. She checks into the former hotel sitting on the shore of an isolated lake, where a whole new world opens up: older women, men, and animals await their transformation

 The Glimpse

Dir: Chandrika Abhang

Genre: Suspense, Drama, Thriller

Country/Language: USA/English

The story of two artists unknown to each other, who get a glimpse of each other's possible future and it suggests that one of them will be murdered and the other will be the murderer.

 An American Family

Dir: Kieu-Anh Truong

Genre: Drama


The film quietly observes vignettes of daily interactions in a kitchen that belongs to an African American mother, her teenage son and their immigrant tenant.

The Temple

Dir: Jenny Cartwright

Genre: Experimental

Country/Language: Canada/English (Shot in Sri Lanka)


Director: Italia Millan

Genre: Documentary

Country/Language: USA/English

These are the stories of three DREAMers and the fight for their right to live in the only country they know as home

Earlier Event: February 17
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Later Event: February 17