Schedule State Theatre

Sept. 22, 2022 Thursday

8:15 PM

State Theatre
1h 34m

Stay The Night

Renuka Jeyapalan1h 34mEnglish Narrative Feature
A failed work opportunity prompts chronically single Grace to pursue a one night stand with a stranger. Turns out he’s an on-the-outs professional athlete in town with a problem of his own. *“Our 2022 Opening Night film, starring Andrea Bang from the Netflix series Kim’s Convenience, and Canadian heartthrob Joe Scarpellino.”* **Director, Writer:** Renuka Jeypalan **Producers:** Glenn Cockburn, Brian Robertson **Cast:** Andrea Bang, Joe Scarpellino

Sept. 23, 2022 Friday

4:15 PM

State Theatre
1h 23m

The Park

Shal Ngo1h 23mEnglish Narrative Feature
A dystopian coming-of-age tale focused on three kids who find themselves in an abandoned amusement park, aiming to unite whoever remains. With dangers lurking around every corner, they will do whatever it takes to survive a hellish Neverland. **Director, Writer:** Shal Ngo **Producer:** Natalie Metzger **Cast:** Chole Guidry, Nhedrick Jabier, Carmina Garay

6:45 PM

State Theatre
1h 30m

Friday Shorts Program Two

In this Program
Placenta Pate
Tia Salisbury13mGBEnglish Narrative Short
Caller 45
JC Carroll15mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
Recovery of the Fallen
Curtis James Matzke7mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
Peace Pipeline
Gitz Crazyboy, Tito Ybarra25mCanadaEnglish Documentary Short
Prayers for Peace
Dustin Grella8mUSAEnglish Animation Short
Out Of This World
Elia Petridis18mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
Sweat of His Cow
John Stuart Wildman, Alan Smithee6mUSAEnglish Narrative Short

9:15 PM

State Theatre
1h 46m

Dealing with Dad

Tom Huang1h 46mEnglish Narrative Feature
Margaret reluctantly goes back to her hometown with her brothers to deal with the sudden depression of their dad. *“Dealing With Dad is a comedic look at the drama inherent in all families combined with the culture clash of foreign-born and American-born members.”* **Director, Writer:** Tom Huang **Producers:** Tanner Kling, Randy Kulina, Alan Pao, Brian Young **Cast:** Ally Maki, Hayden Szeto, Peter S. KIm, Dana Lee

11:00 PM

State Theatre
1h 30m

Friday Late Night Shorts

In this Program
The Dead Collectors
Brendan Cleaves13mGBEnglish Narrative Short
Lilly Lion9mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
Curtis Matzke17mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
Bret Miller13mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
Thing From The Factory By The Field
Joel Potrykus27mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
Part Forever
Alan Chung-An, Ou13mTaiwanEnglish Narrative Short

Sept. 24, 2022 Saturday

11:00 AM

State Theatre
1h 30m

Saturday Shorts Program One

In this Program
Jeremy Merrifield17mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
Jeff HIldebrant7mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
After (A Love Story)
Clare Cooney14mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
Arrivals & Departures
Christopher Jarvis15mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
Love's Baby Soft
Lanie Zipoy15mEnglish Narrative Short
Dress A Cow
Dawn Luebbe11mUSAEnglish Documentary Short
Milk Snake
Jacob Shelton15mUSAEnglish Narrative Short

1:30 PM

State Theatre
1h 30m

Saturday Shorts Program Two

In this Program
All That Glitters
Dan Bronzite24mGBEnglish Narrative Short
The Errand
Amanda Renee Knox12mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
The Tunnel
Jon Clark19mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
Lalito 10
Jordan Matthew Horowitz18mUSAEnglish Documentary Short
Hannah Dweck14mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
Johnny The Dime
Joseph Blake Menzel8mUSAEnglish Narrative Short

4:15 PM

State Theatre
1h 24m

Marijuana Minutes

Ryan D. Moore1h 24mEnglish Narrative Feature
Amy, a lazy stoner with zero motivation and no ambitions, unknowingly buys a time-traveling marijuana vape. She discovers its powers and uses it to try to get laid. However, trouble ensues… *“Sometimes you just want to watch a fun romp of a movie and laugh.”* **Director, Writer, Producer:** Ryan D. Moore **Producers:** Jared Carrdenas, Nicholas J. DeMicco **Cast:** Rebecca DeMarco, Sophia Lucia Parola, Jared Cardenas

6:45 PM

State Theatre
1h 22m


Scott Monahan1h 22mEnglish Narrative Feature
Two brothers attempt to drive a trunk full of opioids from Florida to Alaska to cash-in big in the Land of Gold. A split-second act of violence somewhere in the California desert derails their trip and sets them on a crash course with tragedy. *“The stark and desolate setting brings almost an otherworldly eeriness to this film. The desert becomes a character in the brother’s story.”* **Director:** Scott Monohan **Writer:** Dakota Loesch **Producers:** Taylor Harrington, Gia Rigoli, Ethan Seneker **Cast:** Scott Monohan, Dakota Loesch, Christopher Corey Smith

9:15 PM

State Theatre
1h 28m

Peace in the Valley

Tyler Riggs1h 28mEnglish Narrative Feature
In the aftermath of a senseless act of violence, a young mother must learn to manage her overwhelming grief—not only for her own peace of mind but for the sake of her young son. *"Producer Andrew Carlberg brings the HHM audience yet another great film. Previous films at HHM include the short Warning Labels directed by Jennifer Morrison and the feature Dirty Weekend directed by Neil LaBute and starring Matthew Broderick and Alice Eve."* **Director, Writer:** Tyler Riggs **Producers:** Andrew Carlberg, Kevin Welch **Cast:** Dendrie Taylor, Michael Aaron Milligan, Jordan Cox

Sept. 25, 2022 Sunday

12:00 PM

State Theatre
1h 19m

Boblo Boats: A Detroit Ferry Tale

Aaron Schillinger1h 19mEnglish Documentary Feature
For over eighty-five years, steamship Ste. Claire transported generations of Detroiters to Boblo Island, an amusement park nestled in the waters between the US and Canada. When the vessel comes under threat of ruin, a doctor, psychic and amusement park fanatic unite to save their beloved steamship from the scrapyard. *“At HHM, we love bringing Michigan stories to our audiences. Whether nostalgia, current topics, or just great stories, Boblo Boats is one of the several MADE IN MICHIGAN films in our 2022 program.”* **Director, Writer:** Aaron Schillinger **Producers:** Steve Bannatyne, David Fabelo, Mike Madigan **Cast:** Martha Reeves

2:30 PM

State Theatre
1h 30m

Sunday Shorts Program

In this Program
Nicole Pott15mGBEnglish Narrative Short
Make Your Soul Grow
KC Connolly14mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
Miss Alma Thomas: A Life in Color
Cheri Gaulke20mUSAEnglish Documentary Short
Make Me A King
Sofia Olins16mGBEnglish Narrative Short
Dog Lover
Anne-Sophie Bine14mUSAEnglish Narrative Short
Nicholas Stachurski5mUSAEnglish Documentary Short
Heart Failure
Will Wightman11mGBEnglish Narrative Short

5:00 PM

State Theatre
1h 37m


Michael Glover Smith1h 37mEnglish Narrative Feature
As various members of the Frank family come together for a college graduation party in Chicago, they find their bonds being tested – and strengthened – in surprising ways. **Director, Writer:** Michael Glover Smith **Producers:** Clare Cooney, Aaron Wertheimer **Cast:** Wendy Robie, Francis Guinan, Cameron Scott Roberts

7:30 PM

State Theatre
1h 40m

Unidentified Objects

Juan Felipe Zuleta1h 40mEnglish Narrative Feature
An uptight dwarf and his free-spirited, alien-obsessed neighbor hit the road on a border-defying search for their place in the universe. *"Our Closing Night Film....this film is unequivocally an HHM kind of movie…quirky and fun, with great storytelling. Just on the other side of odd in the very best way possible. Sponsored by Great Lakes Bay Pride."* **Director:** Juan Felipe Zuleta **Writer:** Leland Frankel **Producers:** Juan Sebastian Jaimes, Masha Leonov **Cast:** Matthew August Jeffers, Sarah Hay