Local Sightings 2020 - Mindscapes (Experimental Shorts Program)
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Sep. 18-27, 2020
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Festival - Local Sightings Film Festival 2020: Short Film Programs
Experimentation is the manifestation of the MINDSCAPE, expressed through abstractions of landscape, visions of the self, and interactions of image and space.
Dust On Snow (Brad Hamers & Frietboer with Eigenheimer) "Artax"
(Jessica Daugherty, Portland, OR, 2020, 5 min)
In which we reimagine the fate of Atreyus beloved horse, Artax, and he makes it out of the Swamp of Sadness alive. But first he must wade through the bog we are all in. This time, he makes it out and so can we, dear friends.
(Tamar Tabori, Alan McTavish, Vancouver, BC, 2019, 9 min)
A journey of how routines, patterns, and cycles are a part of human behavior, and that by breaking a habit and practicing the opposite, we challenge what is normal.
(Caryn Cline, Linda Fenstermaker, Reed OBeirne, Seattle,WA, 2020, 3 min)
The subtle movement of a dancers arms invites three panels of film into one frame in this micro-symphony of sounds and images.
(Ellison Shieh, Seattle, WA, 2020, 3 min)
An exploration of a second generation Taiwanese Americans disconnect with the homeland; an American upbringing and a childhood reimagined.
(Justine BP, Vancouver & Tofino, BC, 2019, 9 min)
An experimental documentary that explores the complex interactions between human beings and water.
(Melina Coumas, Portland, OR, 2019, 4 min)
Shot on 16mm, this film explores what home means to a young woman from a multi-cultural background. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Imagine none of this is real
(Nicole Baker, Portland, OR, 2020, 4 min)
A strange, melancholy travelogue through the post-human world.
(Miles Sprietsma, Portland, OR, 2020, 4 min)
Observations on the constant flux of coastline.
My Name is William
(Taylor L. Bednarz, Seattle, WA, 2020, 4 min)
A young man wrestles with understanding his identity while confined in his apartment.
I think Its Wednesday
(Emme Williamson, Olympia, WA, 2020, 4 min)
Created during the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine, this piece engages with the slippery nature of time and its emotional impacts.
(Chessa Casper, Seattle, WA, 2020, 7 min)
An audiovisual poem exploring time, gender, origins, transformation, and self-actualization.
Northwest Film Forum
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