Walking to Linas
(Tonjia Atomic, 2012, 61 min, Seattle, WA)
Local Sightings Film Festival
Sunday, Sep 30 at 05:15PM
In 1974, renowned German director Werner Herzog walked from Munich to Paris to visit his dying mentor Lotte Eisner. In the 2006 film Walking to Werner, director Linas Phillips paid tribute to Werner Herzog in his pledge to take the biggest walk of his life, from Seattle to Werner Herzog's Los Angeles home.
Building upon the classic artist's journey with a quirky and funny twist, Walking to Linas is a comedic mockumentary that follows Stasha and Ada, true artists and each a diva in her own right, as they embark on a pilgrimage across the city of Seattle to pay homage to Seattle director Linas Phillips, their most revered artistic idol.
Will their ambitious quest be fulfilled? Has Stasha chosen a splashy enough outfit and will her poor choice of footwear survive the journey? Will Ada's more tolerant nature survive Stasha's all-knowing diva attitude? Did the girls Mapquest the right directions? Driven along their circuitous path, these eccentric girls discover truths about each other, their ideals and most importantly their reality.
Screens with Bad Penny by Linas Phillips (Seattle, WA)
Part of our Local Sightings Film Festival 2012 - see the festival website for full program details.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122