Local Sightings Film Festival 2020: Short Film Programs


SHORT FILM PROGRAMS at Local Sightings unite regional filmmakers under common themes! See our offerings or view the entire Local Sightings 2020 catalog, which includes special presentations, feature films, workshops and panels.

Artwork by Vivian Chuang


NWFF Members: $50
General: Sliding scale, $75–125

Passholders at all levels will receive access to all special events and filmmaker Q&A’s; audience members with individual screening tickets will receive access to Viewing Parties and Q&A Sessions with related screenings.

Watch festival screenings on-demand from Sep. 18–27, 2020 *

* In most cases, Local Sightings 2020 programs will be on view for the length of the festival! Exceptions will be noted above ticket purchase buttons for each event.

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Local Sightings Film Festival 2020 [Online]

Presented by Seattle’s Northwest Film Forum, the 23rd Annual Local Sightings Film Festival [Online] virtually showcases creative communities from throughout the Pacific Northwest. The 2020 program, which runs from September 18-27, features a competitive selection of curated shorts and feature film programs, inviting regional artists to experiment, break, and remake popular conceptions around filmmaking and film exhibition.

Local Sightings 2020 champions emerging and established talent, supports the regional film industry, and promotes diverse media as a critical tool for public engagement. This year’s festival also celebrates NWFF’s 25th Anniversary as an organization.

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Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave,

Seattle, WA 98122

206 329 2629

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