Local Sightings 2019 – Hard Laughs (Shorts Program)
$13 General Admission
Get rowdy and laugh heartily with a Seattle-heavy block of comedic heavy-hitters!
(Joshua Green, Seattle, WA, 2 min)
After eating at a taco bus, a woman’s day goes from bad to worse.
(Stephen Anunson, Seattle, WA, 17 min)
The pilot episde of a haunting, queer, post-breakup coming-of-age webseries meditating on desire, decaying friendship, disease anxiety, and apocalypse in 2013.
(Steph Farber, Seattle, WA, 4 min)
When Olivia’s date takes a turn for the mediocre, she gets stoned and ends up trapped in the reality of online dating.
(Leo Carmona, Seattle, WA, 13 min)
With the help of an ancestral guardian angel, a woman carves out a space for herself in a neo-liberal non-profit workspace.
Blanket Fort Films empowers filmmakers from underrepresented communities through cost-free motion picture education and equipment.
(Ty Minton-Small, Seattle, WA, 11 min)
She asked if she could borrow his pen. Unfortunately, he said yes.
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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.