True To Yourself
A Well Spent Afternoon watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/147216268
West Coast premiere
(Martin Turk, Slovenia/Croatia, 2016, 7:30 min) Slovenian with English subtitles.
After failing another job interview, a father spends the afternoon with his young son when something unexpected happens.
Nasser watch the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFQVIH_Y08g
(Melissa Martens, The Netherlands, 2015, 19:11 min) Dutch and Arabic with English subtitles
Thirteen-year-old Dutch-Moroccan Nasser is figuring out their own identity, and fights with Mom over dresses and haircuts dont help.
Ninnoc watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/130865215
(Niki Padidar, The Netherlands, 2015, 19 min) Dutch with English subtitles
What does normal mean to you? In this beautifully-produced documentary, a teen girl dances, sings, and opens up about her struggles with individuality.
Slush Ice watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/163319955
North American premiere
(Søren Grinderslev Hansen, Denmark, 2016, 29:40 min) Danish with English subtitles
When 12-year-old Tobias is asked to lie by his soccer coach, he faces the hardest decision of his life. This powerful and important film shows what happens when kids are called on to be smarter and stronger than the adults around them.
Notes to parents: Nasser has a minor scene referring to puberty. Ninnoc includes serious discussion of mental health challenges. Slush Ice includes frequent strong language.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122