Local Sightings 2020 - COLORBURST (Shorts Program)
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Sep. 18-27, 2020
Tickets are non-refundable.
Festival - Local Sightings Film Festival 2020: Short Film Programs
Multicultural and multifaceted: traverse the globe in high vibes, fashion, and style.
Osirika Black Champagne
(Jeremiah Williams, Seattle, WA, 2019, 5 min)
King Jamari and Queen Suraya are the leaders of the magical Nemanyo civilization and derive their power from an ancient lotus flower that was brought to earth from their ancestors thousands of years ago. Envied for their sacred power and magic, the Nemanyo fall under siege by the Czar of Chezidak and his horde of militants. Left for dead, Suraya and Jamari rise from their war-torn sunken city to reclaim their power and set their beloved people free.
All on a Mardi Gras Day
(Michal Pietrzyk, Seattle, WA, 2019, 23 min)
In a gentrifying New Orleans, Demond sacrifices to be Big Chief in a secret 200-year culture known as Mardi Gras Indians: African-American men from the citys roughest neighborhoods who spend all year sewing feathered suits theyll wear only once, in a battle to decide whos the prettiest.
Amenta Abioto "Plant It"
(Alberta Poon, Portland, OR, 2019, 4 min)
Plant It is an entryway into the world of plant magic and earth fantasy; a musical journey through mystical lands of synth waves and vibrations.
Yellow Peril: Queer Destiny
(David Wayne Ng, Jen Sungshine & Kendell Yan, Vancouver BC, 2019, 20 min)
Vancouver-based drag artist Maiden China explores the nuances of queer, diasporic Chinese culture.
(Zora Bikangaga, Los Angeles, CA, 2019, 15 min)
Los Angeles comedian Zach crashes with an auntie he's never met before while doing a standup gig in Seattle.
(Clyde Petersen, Anacortes, WA, 2019, 2 min)
We are all unique fluid beings and that is something to be celebrated and fawned over.
Scarlet Parke "Anxious"
(Marko Kharmyshev, Los Angeles, CA & Seattle, WA, 2019, 3 min)
Scarlet Parke breaks out of her shell and discovers her identity in this music video for her song "Anxious."
AJE IJO SERIES (4th INSTALLMENT FINALE): IMMORTAL
(Kiana Harris, Seattle, WA, 2020, 14 min)
Olodumare; Creator of the world, finished after Obatala got drunk and couldnt finish. Name (olo) means keeper of. No active sexuality.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122