BECOMING ME SATURDAY, JANUARY 30 @ 3:30PM
This program features some of the finest filmmaking worldwide on the challenges and joys of growing up. A young First Nations woman thinks about social networks, a trans girl just starting middle school makes new friends, and a whole classroom of Seattle kids open up and let us know exactly what's on their minds. This revelatory selection will have viewers of all ages contemplating deep thoughts and embracing their unique selves.
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Face or Profile
(Sharon Fontaine, Canada/Innu Nation, live action, 2014, 4:38 min) In French with English subtitles.
Teen filmmaker Sharon reflects on the meaning of Facebook and our profile pictures.
(Bennett Lasseter, USA, live action, 2014, 21:54 min) In English.
A brave 11-year-old trans girl makes friends at a new school, but can they accept her for who she is?
(Laura Lehmus, Germany, animation, 2014, 6:14 min) In German with English subtitles.
This clever documentary about puberty takes interviews with real teens and turns them into animated awkward aliens.
(Terence Brown, USA, live action, 2015, 37 min) In English.
A funny, moving and sometimes heartbreaking documentary about the moment when adolescence begins to eclipse childhood, seen through the lens of a fifth-grade class on the last day of elementary school.
Notes to parents: "Stealth," "Alienation," and "Before" include some frank discussion of the changes of puberty and mild coarse language. In "Stealth," some characters behave in hurtful and exclusionary ways. "Before" also includes personal accounts of illness and grief.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122