Local Sightings Best of 2019: Short Film Program #2 [Online]
Thu Mar 26: 7:30pm PST
Sat Mar 28: 6.00pm PST
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Festivals - Local Sightings
Award-winning shorts from Local Sightings Film Festival 2019, celebrating civil rights leader Jack O'Dell, and addressing sustainability and accessibility of the Pacific Northwests natural environment.
Our Trails Too (BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT - Jury Award)
(Eli Haan, Portland, OR, 30 min)
In one of the whitest states in the USA, a queer African-American woman disrupts the outdoor adventurer stereotype.
Forest on Fire (BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT - Audience Choice Award)
(Reed Harkness, Portland, OR, 2018, 30 min)
A multifaceted look into a wildfire started by a 15-year-old boy, including perspectives of stranded hikers, neighbors, and an eyewitness.
The Issue of Mr. O'Dell (SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD - CAIR-WA Award)
(Rami Katz, Vancouver, BC, 35 min)
The life of Jack O'Dell, who once worked alongside Martin Luther King, Jr., is revealed through a conversation with the 94-year-old civil rights activist.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122