Local Sightings Best of 2019: Short Film Program #1 [Online]
Wed Mar 25: 7.30pm PST
Sat Mar 28: 4.30pm PST
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Festivals - Local Sightings
Award-winning shorts from Local Sightings Film Festival 2019, showcasing feminist forays, animated stories, gyrating bodies, and brutal birdies.
I Needed the Military: Now, My Son Needs Me. (BEST ANIMATED SHORT - Jury Award)
(Neely Goniodsky, Seattle, WA, 4 min)
Neely Goniodskys expressive and emotional style animates this veterans personal narrative of his turbulent relationships with his familiesthe one he found and lost in the military, and the one he built with his wife and son.
Tides (BEST NARRATIVE SHORT - Jury Award)
(Masami Kawai, Eugene, OR, 12 min)
A family attempts to repair their estranged relationships with an outing to the beach.
Diwata (<1 MIN DANCE FILM CHALLENGE - Audience Choice Award)
(Angel Alviar-Langley (Moonyeka), Seattle, WA, 1 min)
if mama is sky then ocean is her daughter staring straight back, with two palms pressed against cheek bones.
This work is part of Sendai Eras video series documenting Filipinx narratives in local and national community.
She Who Invites (BEST EXPERIMENTAL FILM - Engauge Experimental Film Festival Award)
(Sarah El Bakkouri, Richmond, BC, 2018, 7 min)
An abstract visualization of the Shinto tale of Izanami; the Goddess of Death and Creation.
Time Crunch (<1 MIN DANCE FILM CHALLENGE - Audience Choice Award)
(Amanda Morgan, Seattle, WA, 1 min)
A commentary and look at people in corporate environments, usually affected by capitalist power structures.
Shuttlecock (BEST NARRATIVE SHORT - Audience Choice Award)
(Melanie Jones, Vancouver, BC, 17 min)
A badminton champ that should have had it all will stop at nothing to prove that shes a winner.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122