JANUARY 23, SATURDAY AT 11:30AM
Travel around the world with this collection of live action films spanning the globe. Whether you run, dance, fly, bike, or burrow through the center of the earth, don't forget to take the scenic route and enjoy the view.
Autumn Leaves West Coast premiere
(Saman Hosseinpuor, Kurdistan/Iran, 2015, 4 min) Nonverbal.
A spirited little girl is running late for school.
Sink or Swim North American premiere
(Michiel Vaanhold, The Netherlands, 2014, 10 min) Nonverbal.
In an empty swimming pool, two boys shimmy and shake to fit in with the crowd.
I've Just Had a Dream Seattle premiere
(Javi Navarro, Spain, 2014, 7:25 min) In Spanish and Arabic with English subtitles.
One night, two girls living thousands of miles apart have the same life-changing dream.
The Tramp Northwest premiere
(Emmanuel Moscosco, Argentina, 2015, 11 min) In Spanish with English subtitles.
Nacho is heartbroken when his mom sells his bicycle, until his best friend comes up with a plan to save the day.
(Selcen Yilmazoglu, Turkey, 2015, 8:22 min) In Turkish with English subtitles.
Hursit learns the importance of fighting against ethnic discrimination, even if it means standing up to his family and friends.
Shortcut to Brazil North American premiere
(Mana Harabayashi, Japan, 2015, 15 min) In Japanese with English subtitles.
Two soccer-loving brothers in Japan try to dig a hole deep enough to reach Brazil.
The Magic Shoes Seattle premiere
(Sahand Nikoukar, USA, 2014, 18:30 min) In English and Farsi with English subtitles.
All Kamron, a nine-year-old Iranian immigrant, needs to fit in at his new school is a pair of Air Jordans. Just one problem his parents won't buy them.
Notes to parents: A boy learns a lesson about fighting and stealing in The Magic Shoes, and a dancer jumps from a high place in Sink or Swim.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122