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Soo Film Festival announces 2017 lineup and expansion

Festival programming will feature international submissions from more than 15 countries. Soo Film Festival is September 15-17 in downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan at the historic Soo Theatre and, for the first time, Bayliss Public Library, a Superior District Library
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NEWS RELEASE

SOO FILM FESTIVAL

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The 2017 Soo Film Festival announces its line-up of narrative and documentary features and shorts, music videos, and animation. The festival places an emphasis on Great Lakes films and filmmakers, but entry was open worldwide.

Festival programming will feature international submissions from more than 15 countries. Soo Film Festival is September 15-17 in downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan at the historic Soo Theatre and, for the first time, Bayliss Public Library, a Superior District Library. Featured selections will screen at the library September 12-14 as part of the festival.

Festival president Taylor Brugman: "We are very excited to expand to another downtown venue this year. This gives the festival an opportunity to show more films and reach more people."

A full list of the movies and a tentative schedule are available on the festival website, soofilmfestival.org.  Other events and guests will be announced soon.

Tickets will be on sale Friday, September 1, online at soofilmfestival.org. Ticket prices are $7 General Admission (per block), $5 Seniors and Students (per block); $20 Daily Pass (admission to all blocks on a single day); $50 Festival Pass (admission to all films and shorts programs, all days).

The most up-to-date festival news is online. Find the festival on Facebook at facebook.com/SooFilmFestival and Twitter at twitter.com/SooFilmFest.

2017 Soo Film Festival Official Selections

    Narrative Features

  • As You Like It

  • Nowhere, Michigan

  • Shotgun

Documentary Features

  • Detroit Under S.T.R.E.S.S.

  • INAATE/SE/ [it shines a certain way. to a certain place/it flies. falls./]

  • Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes

  • The Michigan Ice Film

  • The Stone Circle

  • Stuck in Traffic, Modern-Day Slavery in Michigan

Narrative Shorts

  • 40th Anniversary

  • Anna

  • BUZz

  • Disarming

  • Eat Me

  • La Folía

  • Fomo Sapiens

  • Franksgiving

  • Georgia & the Time Machine

  • The Good Drive

  • Hatcat

  • IN/FINITE

  • I've Just Had a Dream

  • Jaded

  • The Maltese Guinea Pig

  • Marc Chung Protects His Address

  • My Little Brother

  • Once Upon a Dream

  • Pampa

  • Prep Talk

  • Red Light

  • Return Address

  • Safety Net

  • Super Dad!

  • This Is Who I Am

  • Twofold

  • The Waiting Room

  • Wingman

  • Ya No Te Quiero (I Donʼt Love You Anymore)

Documentary Shorts

  • Hearts of Steel

  • Hi8

  • Planet Campus

  • Qaleraliq

  • Renardo

  • Sisterly

  • The Stories We Share

  • 'Til The Last Dog Dies

Animations

  • A Bolt from the Blue

  • Donʼt Look Under Your Bed

  • Hands to the Sky

  • Horse Dad

  • How to Find Love Online with Fridge and Bear

  • Journey

  • Missing

  • The Myth of a Standing Ovation

  • Pandas in the Mist

  • Panic Attack!

  • Radiophone

  • Returning

  • Starry Skies

  • The Teacup

  • The Velvet Abstract

  • Why We Want a Dog

Music Videos

  • Blood and Wine - Monsterʼs Ball

  • Jon Kenzie - Can You Decide

  • Sarah Lenore - If We Try

  • Protomartyr - A Private Understanding

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