Local Sightings 2019 - Punk Not Punk! Shorts Program

This event took place on Sep 25, 2019

$13 General Admission
$10 Student/Child/Senior
$7 Member

Not just a genre, but a mood and an attitude, and Seattle is showing up hardcore!

Infamous Kitsap Ferry Riot

(Chris Looney, Seattle, WA, 9 min)

October 2nd, 1987: punk rockers clash with off-duty police officers and ferry workers aboard the M/V Kitsap, after a hardcore show in Bremerton.

Mommy Long Legs - "Bitch Island" Music Video

(Linda Fenstermaker, Seattle, WA, 3 min)

Seattle-based band Mommy Long Legs take a vacation on Bitch Island.


(Danny Denial, Seattle, WA, 15 min)

Danny Denial, Eva Walker of The Black Tones, and Nozomi Momo of Dark Smith and T-ROX are a band whose last stop on tour is at a small town run by death-obsessed cult extremists!

RVIVR - "Re(cis)tance" Music Video

(Ellen Break, Olivia, and Maky, Seattle, WA, 3 min)

When everybody’s feeling bored, just cut the cord and ride the train with someone you love.

No Baby - "Breach" Music Video

(Cheryl Ediss, Seattle, WA, 3 min)

Choreographed raucousness in a parking lot, starring a bevy of local musicians, actors, dancers, artists, and one Mercedes-Benz.

The State of Skateboarding in Mongolia

(Jefferson Elliott, Seattle, WA, 15 min)

What’s it like to be a skateboarder living a country without a skatepark or even a skateshop?

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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.

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