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Cinema Seats

Welcome to the
2023 JFTA Film Festival

All short films are 20 minutes and under. Selected films include both local and global submissions and have been chosen by the Festival Board.

Films will be shown on the third floor in the Jackson School of the Arts' Theater. While the films are being shown, the Jackson School of the Arts will open their beautiful rooftop to offer inspiring views of downtown Jackson. Sketching supplies will be provided by the JSA and all are welcome to come and take in the beauty of downtown Jackson during sunset.

Selected Films
(in no particular order)

Beemovie directed by Vira Sebert

Love directed by Amirhossein Fahadan

That Doesn’t Fit directed by Ackshaj Anand

Rebel Hall directed by Hassan Mokhtari

VISIT directed by Ghasem Shisgegari

Don’t Forget To Take Your Medicines On Time directed by Xiaoxuan Han

RACHEL directed by David Latrielle

Us directed by Nika Zhukova, Eli Hofman

GunForce directed by Keith Rice **

Dead Bread directed by Matthew Wagner **

Le Tour directed by Johnny Yager

The Quiet directed by Radheya Jegatheva

Mouse House directed by Timon Leder

Salamander directed by Paul Rothman **

Choices directed by Robert P. Young **

Schitz directed by Robert Rybinski and Ethan Redmond **

** delineates Michigan based film

Gravel Road into the Forest

Dark Sunday
A peculiar party of film, theatre and beyond

Dress up for our costume contest or come as you are and join us upstairs at Art 634 as we revel in a night of original theatre, film, art, and more!

Whether you're a horror enthusiast, a lover of the bizarre, or just looking to experience the thrill of the unknown, this event will leave you spellbound.

This event comes with a strong parental discretion warning and will not be suitable for all audiences. Limited space is available. Get your tickets while you can

Selected Films
(in no particular order)

Animal directed by Daniel Candamil

The Pageant directed by Maia Cassie

Entelequia directed by Miguel Arcangel Sierra

MINE  directed by Esabella Strickland

Everything Unnerves Me directed by Hazal Bayar, Çağıl Saydam

Pedagogue directed by Kevin Lucero Less

Night directed by Diana Chemeris

Bloody River directed by Polina Bai

The Goldfish directed by Polina Bai

From Delusion to Fear directed by Iman Davari

Vértigo directed by Raffael di Nave

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