The Great Northwest
APRIL 13 - 19, FRIDAY - SUNDAY AT 7, 9:15PM (no 9:15pm screening Friday, no 7pm screening Monday and Wednesday)
Director in attendance Sunday!
(Matt McCormick, USA 2012, HD, 70min)
The Great Northwest is an experimental documentary that is based on the re-creation of a 3,200 mile road-trip made in 1958 by four Seattle women who thoroughly documented their journey in an elaborate scrapbook of photos, postcards, and brochures. Fifty years later, Portland artist and filmmaker Matt McCormick found that scrapbook in a thrift store, and in 2010 set out on the road, following their route as precisely as possible and searching out every stop in which the ladies had documented. Patiently shot with an observational and voyeuristic approach, The Great Northwest is a lyrical time-capsule that explores how the landscape and road-side culture of the Pacific Northwest has changed over the past 50 years.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122