Experimental Shorts Program
The Three Body Problem by Dalyce Lazaris & John Ned (Seattle, WA)
Two developing filmmakers set out to make a profile piece on a local heavy metal clothing designer. Visiting filmmaker Michael Glawogger gives them a startling new direction for their style.
Vertere by Jacob Slatten (Seattle, WA)
An eerie and brilliant animated take on the circle of life.
Goodbye, Kodachrome, Goodbye! by Jason Gutz (Tacoma, WA)
A surrealist film about life and loss, using every cartridge of Kodachrome Super 8 film that the filmmaker owned before it could no longer be developed.
Gold Moon, Sharp Arrow by Malic Amalya (Seattle, WA)
An adaptation of Stanley Milgram's 1963 experiment on obedience to authority. Gold Moon, Sharp Arrow explores how queer communities reenact, resist and respond to assimilation and coercion.
Sanctuary Song by Jenna Pool (Seattle, WA)
A documentary portrait of the ecological community surrounding the Beaver Lodge Sanctuary public shore in Seattle, Washington.
Hazzard by Ruth Gregory (Lynnwood, WA)
Dr. Linda Hazzard strongly believed that fasting was the only logical remedy for all maladies. She watched as 40 of her patients withered into death's embrace in the early 1900s.
In Dreams by Jonah Vigil (Seattle, WA)
Ex-lovers meet in a lucid dream.
Aornos by Steve Demas (Seattle, WA)
An ambivalent journey through a fractured environment, punctuated only words of wisdom from a portable radio.
The Whale Story by Tess Martin (Seattle, WA)
A fisherman experiences a moment of connection with a female humpback whale in the waters of San Francisco. Is it inter-species communication or a mysterious fluke?
Hula Hoop by Tess Martin (Seattle, WA)
A girl with a hula hoop becomes a gold fish, who becomes the earth itself. The ordinary and the extraordinary loop and transform in this playful take on the circle of life. All told in grains of sand.
Mighty Tacoma by Vanessa Renwick (Tacoma, WA)
A portrait of the powerful mechanical operations of the industrial tide flats between the languid waters of Puget Sound and the towering splendor of Mount Rainier. With a soundtrack written and performed by Lori Goldston.
31 Haiku by Morgan Dutsatko (Seattle, WA)
A series of video Haiku, all uniquely different.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122