Local Sightings 2019 - FEM-POW! (Shorts Program)
$13 General Admission
Obliterate your old notions of girl power, and gear up for a modern take on age-old struggles!
(Jerome Yoo, Vancouver, BC, 17 min)
A sassy South Korean exchange student blazes her way through the Canadian education system.
Get Some Sleep
(Kira Westlund, Spokane, WA, 6 min)
A mixed-media, humor based documentary about the struggles involved with insomnia and depression. Half animation and half live action, this film finds the lighthearted moments in difficult situations.
(Amanda Kim, Seattle, WA, 6 min)
A short essay film exploring identity politics.
(Masami Kawai, Eugene, OR, 12 min)
A family attempts to repair their estranged relationships with an outing to the beach.
(Melanie Jones, Vancouver, BC, 17 min)
A badminton champ that should have had it all will stop at nothing to prove that she’s a winner.
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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.