The Royal Starr Film Festival, an international four day movie gala celebrated in downtown Royal Oak, Michigan, kicks off its third season this October featuring more than 115 screenings of shorts, features, & documentaries from Michigan, the United States and around the World. [FRI-1330-s04]
A block of short films curated by the Royal Starr Film Festival.
|Cold Storage - Cold Storage is a short dance film that pays homage to the virtuosic physical performances and melancholy comedy of the classic silent screen. On a desolate arctic shore, a lonely fisherman discovers his prehistoric counterpart frozen in the ice, and thaws him out as his newfound soul brother.|
|IRGENDWER - SOMEONE - Germany, at the end of WWII. The Red Army fight for every inch of ground in the streets of the city. Greta and her family are hiding in a cellar hoping for mercy. Greta’s father, however, intuits for a very good reason that the Soviets will take brutal revenge. The short film “Irgendwer” (“Someone”) shows that a beginning is still possible, always and everywhere. The film is based on a true story.|
|One Man's Fortune - A couple sees a therapist for the first time. When the therapist learns about their unusual problem, his world crumbles. Do we really know what happiness and misery are?|
|One Step - When Tadashi sees a girl from his school stood alone on the beach, he becomes determined to find out why.|
A realistic Japanese High School drama, portraying how life is for thousands of girls across Japan.
|Room Tone - Lloyd is a man in his late-20s who works as a freelance sound mixer in Kansas City, MO. Lloyd loves his job, is good at it, and has a nice, stable life… but he can’t seem to let go of an unfulfilled dream. “Room Tone” explores an artist’s conflict--the fine line that separates joy and self-doubt.|
|Sundown - William, a man in his 70's is taken on a timeless journey to a remote Scottish Island to come to terms with his own mortality. Starring Caitlin Blackwood (Dr Who) & Frazer Hines (Dr Who, Emmerdale & Outlander).|
|Waves - A struggling musician in a downward spiral finds his fate intertwined with that of his new neighbor, an artist looking for a fresh start.|
See all of the films being screened at http://BoxOffice.RoyalStarr.org
Sponsored by Emagine Entertainment, The Michigan Film and Digital Media Office, Hyatt Place, River Rouge Brewing Company, & Rusted Crow Spirits.
The Third ROYAL STARR FILM FESTIVAL will take place October 11th - 14th, 2018. The festival will be held at the Emagine Theater in downtown Royal Oak, Michigan. The festival will screen juried entries of short, documentary and feature films from Michigan, across America, and around the World. The festival will also host a film-making technology fair, panel discussions with filmmakers and artists, as well as award presentations and afterglow parties.
Royal Starr Film Festival (RSFF) will curate experience packages of unique film watching opportunities with the best of Royal Oak dining and entertainment.
The Royal Starr Arts Institute is Metro Detroit's stage and forum for the arts. Providing events such as the Royal Starr Film Festival a 4 day International Festival held in the fall that showcases film from all over the world and the Filmmaker Community Mixer a Monthly event that serves the Film community as a place to come together and meet, share, and inspire the Michigan Film Industry.