CFFS 2020 – Rainbow Roar for Pride 2020 [Online]
June 24–28, 2020
BLACK LIVES MATTER. In recognition of the importance of the current moment, NWFF is donating ALL PROCEEDS from our June film screenings to organizations that empower the Black community. This particular screening benefits Lavender Rights Project’s WA Black Trans Task Force. Learn more about this initiative here or donate directly to NWFF.
Sliding scale admission, $0–25 – please pay what you can.
Northwest Film Forum is SCREENING ONLINE! NWFF’s physical space is temporarily closed in light of public health concerns around COVID-19, but community, dialogue, and education through media arts WILL persist.
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This program celebrates beautiful and complex stories of identity and diversity — just like you, the people you will meet in this program are one-of-a-kind, living fiercely in their authentic selves, rejecting stereotypes and reaching out to others who respect and affirm their journeys.
** Content advisory: “Slow Dance” includes a scene with teens smoking and also strong language. “A Typical Fairytale” includes a brief, non-explicit scene of adult romance. **
Short Films in this Program:
(Maurizio Forestieri, Italy, animation, 2019, 5 min, nonverbal)
Blue, yellow and red dogs must run like the wind to keep their colors vibrant!
Camina Conmigo (Walk Beside Me)
(Students of Public School C.E.I.P. Serreia of Valencia, Spain, live-action, 2019, 3:39 min, nonverbal) Washington premiere!
Students line up in a dreary hallway, separated by adults according to the types of toys the adults think they should play with. But soon, a joyous revolution starts.
I am Skylar
(Rachel Bower, Canada, live-action, 2019, 15 min, English)
This inspiring documentary paints a rainbow-colored portrait of Skylar, a trans girl with a supportive, strong family.
A Typical Fairytale
(Annette Reilly, Canada, live-action, 2019, 10:30 min, English)
A young couple has a romance fit for a storybook – told entirely in rhyme. Then they get a visit from a magical fairy godmother, who tells them they have a son on the way. It takes a long time for Mom and Dad to learn that the fairy got everything right, but when they do, everyone can live happily ever after.
(Christian Zetterberg, Sweden, live-action, 2018, 5:30 min, Swedish with English subtitles)
During a middle school dance, a boy struggles with his courage when experiencing his first love.
(Christina Willings, Canada, live-action, 2019, 23 min, English)
This documentary explores the lives of five gender-creative kids, each uniquely engaged in shaping their ideas of what it means to be fully human.