Local Sightings 2019 - After Dark: Horror Shorts
$13 General Admission
Northwest Forum presents Local Sightings: After Dark, with three late-night programs throughout the festival!
* Co-presented with Blanket Fort Films and Isabella Price and Clinton McClung of NWFF’s Nocturnal Emissions burlesque-horror series! *
After Dark kicks off with a program of short films sure to disturb the comfortable and comfort the disturbed.
(Alberta Poon, Portland, OR, 2019, 4 min)
A woman’s indulgent night in alone takes a drastic turn.
Nocturia Della Morte
(Ty Huffer, Seattle, WA, 2019, 1 min)
A social media addict suffering from Nocturia receives an unwanted visitor during a midnight bathroom trip.
(Luca Dipierro, Oregon, 2018, 4 min)
Bizarre characters crawl, kneel before dead hares, and summon ghosts in a series of stop-motion tableaux.
Zombie Fest: Director Q&A
(David Quantic & Blanket Fort Films, Seattle, WA, 3 min)
Death is no escape from the public’s need-to-know.
Created as a part of Blanket Fort Films’ Aperture program!
(Katrina Brede, Seattle, WA, 7 min)
A dysfunctional father and child discover that the answer to their estrangement comes from deep, dark sources.
(Matthew Wade, Boise, ID, 7 min)
Flowers flourish amid death in this neon-sunset hued animation.
Tony Eats a Shrimp
(David Wester, Portland, OR, 10 min)
When Tony sits down to enjoy some shrimp, he finds himself in a vexing situation.
Most Steps Ever
(Nesib CB Shamah, Seattle, WA, 4 min)
On her usual jog, a woman finds herself participating in an unexpected workout routine.
(Nathaniel Soria & Laine Soria, Bellingham, WA, 9 min)
Three unlikely characters band together to exorcise a ghoul from a gas station in remote Deming, WA.
The Phantom 52
(Geoff Marslett, 2019, 9 min)
Loneliness is a trucker who calls out on his CB radio waiting for a reply that never comes; a ghost that haunts the deserted highways; and a whale that sings at a frequency no other whale can even hear.
Starring Tom Skerritt!
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Local Sightings Film Festival
Presented by Seattle’s Northwest Film Forum, the 22nd Annual Local Sightings Film Festival (September 20-29, 2019) showcases the growing complexity of creative communities in the Pacific Northwest. Its 2019 edition 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.
Programmed closely with community partners as curators, the festival uplifts new talent, provides educational opportunities for youth and adults, supports the regional film industry, and promotes diverse media as a critical tool for public engagement.