12:00 PM - Student and Stout Shorts

Total Runtime: 1:15:59
Screening Location: Mabel Tainter Theater

Poster-Iron KnightThe Iron Knight Documentary

Run Time: 00:10:50
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Category: Documentary Short
Type/Genre: Documentary

The Famous Iron Knight of Menomonie sits down for an in-person interview.

Poster-InboxInbox

Run Time: 00:04:41
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Category: Narrative Short
Type/Genre: Short, Student

A young woman copes with the isolation following a breakup by leaving diary-style voicemails.

Poster-L observateurL'observateur

Run Time: 00:06:05
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Category: Narrative Short
Type/Genre: Short, Thriller

A man walking in the woods quickly finds something very interesting to look at.

Poster-Ax ChaseAx Chase

Run Time: 00:03:30
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Category: Narrative Short
Type/Genre: Short

Never give away the entire plot of a short film in the title.

Poster-FIve Minutes For A MaskFive Minutes for a Mask

Run Time: 00:04:37
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Category: Narrative Short
Type/Genre: Short

A disgruntled man learns that freedom isn't free at his local computer repair shop.

Poster-Doom Scroll FlushDoom Scroll Flush

Run Time: 00:03:48
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Category: Narrative Short
Type/Genre: Short

In 1826, the French lawyer Anthelme Brillat-Savarin wrote: "Dis-moi ce que tu manges, je te dirai ce que tu es." (Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are).

Poster-CindyCindy

Run Time: 00:01:41
Country of Origin: United States
Language:
Category: Narrative Short
Type/Genre: Short

A very short oner inspired by Cindy Sherman’s Untitled Film series of photographs.

Poster-ArconautThe Arconaut

Run Time: 00:09:29
Country of Origin: United States
Language:
Category: Narrative Short
Type/Genre: Short

An experiment in sci-fi cinema.

Poster-LiminalLiminal

Run Time: 00:13:37
Country of Origin: United States
Language:
Category: Narrative Short
Type/Genre: Short

A lab tech finds clues to a buried treasure in the memories of a child.

Poster-The Happenings in Whistler NightThe Happenings in Whistler Night

Run Time: 00:19:41
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Category: Student Project
Type/Genre: Student, Short, Mystery, Crime, Noir

As they struggle to find the killer, two detectives investigate a series of murders in which the victims’ blood is drained entirely from their bodies.

Poster-Night OffNight Off

Run Time: 00:04:06
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Category: Narrative Short
Type/Genre: Short, Student

A young man is excited to enjoy a peaceful evening to himself, but when his friends show up uninvited, he must find a way to compromise and keep the peace.

Poster-Punch MePunch Me

Run Time: 00:06:15
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Category: Narrative Short
Type/Genre: Short, Drama, Comedy, Action

Two girls rob a gas station...poorly. Hannah is down on her luck, and she turns to her old friend Sammy for help. Unfortunately, Sammy's method isn't really what she was expecting.


2:00 PM - Festival Awards & Closing Reception

Location: Mabel Tainter Theater

  • Best Narrative Feature
  • Best Narrative Short
  • Best Documentary Short
  • Best Midwest Roots
  • Best Student Short
  • Best Animated Short