Hell’s Half Mile Film Series

Just like the festival, our film series covers everything from quirky comedies to hard hitting documentaries to amazing short films. Proceeds support the Hell’s Half Mile Events nonprofit.

All Screenings $7.00. All Showtimes 7:00pm

Fall 2017 Schedule

Thurs. Oct. 19 – Four Bottles
Thurs. Oct. 26 – The Minutes Collection
Thurs. Nov. 2 – Waking David
Thurs. Nov. 16 – November Short Films
Thurs. Dec. 7 – It Comes At Night

Winter 2018 Schedule

Thurs. Jan. 11 – Good Time
Fri. Jan. 19 – And Then There Was Eve
Fri. Feb. 9 – “It’s Not Too Cold For Shorts”
Fri. Feb. 23 – The Other Kids
Fri. Mar. 9 – TBA
Fri. Mar. 23 – TBA

90 minutes – shorts collection (comedy/drama/action)

Thursday, November 16th @ 7pm
State Theatre, Bay City, MI


Drama | 12 minutes
Jude suffers from a strange affliction in which he feels the entire world shaking.  Jude’s neighbor Kenny is just as cut off from the world as he is.  Jason Fitzgerald’s film follows two characters with nothing in common except their own isolation who, in coming together, help to make each other feel a little less lonely.

A Game of Chicken
Comedy | 5 minutes
A jammed gun leads to unforeseen problems.

Coffee Club
Drama | 10 minutes
A cafe barista attempts escape from the mundane by booking himself into a hostel… as an Italian.

Live Action Drama | 15 minutes
Helped by her self-made flying mechanical creatures, a young inventor and a pint-sized superhero defeat the town bullies and find an unexpected friendship.

The Wedding
Romantic Comedy | 2 minutes
Does anyone know of any just cause or impediment why this couple cannot be lawfully wed?

Like Totally Hot Couple Seeking Same
Comedy | 17 minutes
This amiable little sex comedy from HHM veteran Kirsten Russell plays on intercultural stereotypes as an uptight French couple visits a pair of downtown New York hipsters for an Internet-arranged foursome.  After strip quarters and liberal quantities of Jim Beam and PBR, the naked truth emerges.

A Little Bit of Tear
Drama | 12 minutes
A homeless clown down on his luck follows a beautiful girl into a theatre and sees the show of a lifetime that changes his world, and fortune.

Curtain Call
Comedy | 13 minutes
Martin is a talented actor waiting to make the step up from understudy. When he gets his big opportunity, however, he finds himself locked in the toilet. Will the chance pass him by?

Following the film join us at The Public House for “Cinema Social”!

Horror/Mystery – 91 minutes

Synopsis: Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son. Then a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

Thursday, December 7th @ 7pm
State Theatre, Bay City, MI

Crime / Drama / Thriller – 101 minutes

Synopsis: After a heist goes awry, a bank robber spends a night trying to free his mentally ill brother from being sent to Riker’s Island prison.

Thursday, January 11th @ 7pm
State Theatre, Bay City, MI