2017 FILM LINEUP

Below you'll find a rundown of all the films screening at this year's Sunrise 45 Film Festival, including the times and venue each film will be screening. Be sure to buy your tickets and secure your seats!

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The Man Who Forgot to Breathe

Iran  15m

A Man who forgets to breathe while sleeping, he recently had a quarrel with his wife, she wanted to leave him and get divorced.

SATURDAY 8.19 @ 11:00AM

THUNDER BAY THEATRE

DRAMATIC SHORTS PROGRAM

Mousse

Sweden  40m

What could be easier than robbing a small bookie place on the outskirts of town? It’s during the year’s biggest horse race event and the betting center Washington’s Tobacco looks like the ultimate hit for some fast cash. Mousse is a man of pride and principles and is fed up with living as a second-class citizen. But what happens when he faces principles different to his own?

SUNDAY 8.20 @ 12:30PM

THUNDER BAY THEATRE

COMEDY SHORTS PROGRAM

Natural Poisons

USA  13m30s

From Delta Community College's Short Film program. A woman eulogizes her husband's funeral, revealing secrets.

SATURDAY 8.19 @ 10AM

THUNDER BAY THEATRE

STUDENT FILMS OF DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

No Sunday West of Newton

USA  22m

SUNDAY 8.20 @ 1:30PM

ALPENA CIVIC THEATRE

STUDENT FILMS PROGRAM

Mclauskie has killed the outlaw Bailey in self defense. He must get his adopted son with tuberculosis, James Riley and Riley's girl Jane out of Newton before Bailey's brothers get to town to enact their revenge

Nobody Dies Here

France  23m21s

FRIDAY 8.18 @ 3:30PM

THUNDER BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

Perma gold mine, Benin. Some dream to find something, others realized there was nothing to be found. Some dig relentlessly hoping to become rich, others died in the process. And a few of them say that here, nobody dies.

Nowhere, Michigan

USA  1h36m

SATURDAY 8.19 @ 7PM

ALPENA CIVIC THEATRE

David is fleeing from a murder, a pair of deadly conmen and is inadvertently toting a bag full of meth and cash with him. He ends up passing through a small, frozen, nowhere town in the heart of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. 

One Good Deed

USA  9m11s

From Delta Community College's Short Film program. After the rapture, two women are left behind, and try to help each other.

SATURDAY 8.19 @ 10AM

THUNDER BAY THEATRE

STUDENT FILMS OF DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

SUNDAY 8.20 @ 12:30PM

THUNDER BAY THEATRE

COMEDY SHORTS PROGRAM

USA  3m

Only Wanna Party is the comedic music video by the Barefoot Natives.

SATURDAY 8.19 @ 1:30PM

ALPENA CIVIC THEATRE

EXPERIMENTAL SHORTS PROGRAM

South Korea  3m

This short film is an impressionistic view of Osaka, Japan as it was in the four days the filmmaker traveled there during the fall of 2016.

India  2h

Palyadawasi is based on the real fact of the hapless 'Paradhi' tribe in India that has been suffering from injustice by police and other elements of society. Unfortunately, they still have to live on outskirts of town, as they are hated and the perspectives of people towards them as thieves still remains.

SATURDAY 8.19 @ 10AM

ALPENA CIVIC THEATRE

PET

Greece  11m21s

Dimitris (a 10 years old boy) is the only child of a rich family. The only person that took care of him, his grandma, is dead. Now his only companion is his pet guinea pig. When Dimitris parents decide a cruel future for him, Dimitris in order to survive he “cripples” the most pure side of himself.

SATURDAY 8.19 @ 11AM

THUNDER BAY THEATRE

DRAMATIC SHORTS PROGRAM

Replicator

USA  35m

Dan is a successful film producer, known for his hit remakes. After being fired for his first mistake, he realizes that everything (and everyone) in his life is due for a remake as well.

SATURDAY 8.19 @ 7PM

THUNDER BAY THEATRE

SINISTER SHORTS PROGRAM

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