Local Sightings 2019 - Experimental #2 (Shorts Program)
$13 General Admission
Experimental works that engage a variety of styles, mediums, and techniques.
* Co-presented by Engauge Experimental Film Festival, which takes place at NWFF every November. *
Program curated by guest programmer and filmmaker Linda Fenstermaker.
(Sasha Chudacoff, Crested Butte, CO, 8 min)
A dance and music collaboration between sisters exploring a coal mining site from the 1920’s where an iconic structure called the Gronk still stands.
Day Off Vibes
(Melina Coumas, Portland, OR, 4 min)
A 16mm experimental short exploring the pressures of being productive and the feeling of having too many interests to pursue.
How Do You Not Remember
(Hannah Clark, Portland, OR, 5 min)
A mother and daughter flip through family photos. As they swap recollections over each image, gaps in their memories emerge.
(Joshua Pollock, Portland, OR, 8 min)
Spectopia is an epistolary essay film composed entirely of appropriated footage from live surveillance and security cameras.
(Sally Cloninger, Olympia, WA, 23 min)
MIX-MIX (HALO-HALO) is a Filipino dessert, a memoir, a treatise on global feminism and misogyny, a coming out story and a metaphor for experimental filmmaking.
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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.