Local Sightings Film Festival 2019
22nd Annual Local Sightings Film Festival
September 20-29, 2019
Thank you to our Producing Sponsors!
Video Art Gallery
September 12 – October 9
Kick off Local Sightings during Capitol Hill Art Walk with a selection of strange, silly, and sublime shorts in NWFF’s video art gallery, on view throughout the festival!
The Man Who Does Nothing
(Josh Helzerman, 4 min)
An artist profile about a man who does nothing as a performance art.
(Mitch Etter & Eric Luck, Seattle, WA, 4 min)
In a bright and colorful stream-of-consciousness, “Wait” by Hi Crime captures the desire to drop everything and follow your wildest dreams.
(Max Kraushaar, Seattle, WA, 4 min)
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A Shape is a Sound
(Gedney Barclay, Seattle, WA, 4 min)
A video piece researched and filmed at MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms exploring cuts and continuity, the tension between technical and poetic language, and how processes of language and making unfold in relationship to each other..
Clowns Eating Toast Just For Max.com
(AJ Epstein, Seattle, WA, 30 min)
An absurd, Dadaist inspired sci-fi film about clowns. Eating toast.