PACIFIC NW CONNECTION
Two short documentaries and two short films from NW Pacific Filmmakers. Filmmakers will be in attendance.
1. Valor & Sacrifice
Directed by Emilio Miguel Torres
Drama, Historical Fiction
English and Spanish w/ English subtitles
Cast: Coral Tate, Scott Mullet, David Jofre
Amidst an island-wide labor strike in 1930's Puerto Rico, a passionate politician must make the decision between solidifying his legacy as the first elected governor of the territory or staying true to his morals and cause.
Directed by Andy Alvarez
Drama, Sci Fi
Cast: Rukiya Bernard, Aria Birch, Mark Krysko
Sol is a story set in a world ravaged by climate change. A mother races to teach her daughter the emergency preparedness that comes with each disaster after experiencing a tragic loss.
3. A Valley Divided
Directed by Madeline Gunderson
Social Issues, Farm worker
Cast: Dulce Gutiérrez, Sergio Marquez, Dave Ettl, Rogelio Montes, Francisco Rios
Over half of those living in Yakima, Washington are Latino. Their elected representatives are still overwhelmingly white. A voting rights lawsuit reveals the entrenchment of decades of political discrimination and follows the efforts of Latino community organizers and farm workers who hold onto hope for change. Through verité scenes amongst the apple orchards and archival footage from local city council meetings, A Valley Divided portrays the two sides of a small agricultural town. The divided community holds up a mirror to the larger story of a changing United States.
4. An Intimate Look COVID-19
Directed by Melinda Raebyne
Health Global Crisis, Human Rights
As the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic, "AN INTIMATE LOOK COVID-19" is a documentary highlighting the beauty and resiliency of the human spirit. Giving an insight to what the world is facing as a whole through personal stories with the hope of bringing "us" closer together.
* Seattle Latino Film Festival will strictly follow federal, state and local Covid-19 protocols. Hand sanitizers and masks will be provided on site. Attendees regardless of vaccine status should plan on wearing masks for the movie theater screenings where social distance is not possible.
*Parking available on the street or at the Walgreens's parking crossing the Rainier Ave.
The Beacon Cinema (View)
4405 Rainier Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98118
|Kid Friendly: No
|Dog Friendly: No
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!