SDFF 2020 – After Dark: Suspense [Online]

Watch this program
Fri Jul 10: 8am PDT – Sun Jul 12: 10pm PDT

$15.00 Adult Individual Ticket (This program is for ages 18+)
$13.00 Student/Senior Citizen (65+) Ticket



Northwest Film Forum is SCREENING ONLINE!

NWFF’s physical space is temporarily closed in light of public health concerns around COVID-19, but community, dialogue, and education through media arts WILL persist.

• • HOW TO WATCH • •

  • Purchase your ticket through the link below.
  • On the opening morning, a viewing link and password will be sent to the e-mail address you purchased with. (Don’t see it? Check your spam filter.) Passwords will expire at the end of the festival.
  • If you do not receive an e-mail by showtime, please contact to follow up. (But please, check your spam!)


** Closing Remarks + Meet the SDFF Committee: On July 12 at 5pm PDT, join SDFF Director Michael Anthony for a livestream where he will announce which films were awarded the best of the festival and introduce you to the SDFF committee. The closing remarks will be livestreamed on Deaf Spotlight’s Facebook page and YouTube page. **

Film program:


(David Ellington, UK, 27 min)

This moving short film is based on a true story. Hope is a fun-loving Deaf 17-year-old who enjoys partying and is planning for the next stage of her studies. When she is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, her world is turned upside down. How does she deal with her illness and the people around her, to leave her family and friends with a legacy of hope?


(Aycil Yeltan, US, 15 min)

Gala, who is Deaf and homeless, lives in an abandoned old truck on a mountain road. Unbeknownst to her, the abusive man she had escaped has found her hiding place. One night, after a brutal attack, she finds the strength to stand up one last time and starts walking. She has no clue where her journey will take her, but it will change her life forever.

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(Teresa Garratty, UK, 5 min)

An encounter between two Deaf girls sparks an unspoken connection. Everything seems so effortless, and so perfect… almost.

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The Bacchae

(Megan Lummus, US, 23 min)

In 1977, three siblings receive a letter from their recently passed caregiver that leads them to uncover a mystery about their past, dating back to 1935.

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(Chase Burton, US, 24 min)

A lone wanderer on a dry planet discovers a mysterious box of seeds. Confronted by the power of the seeds, he faces the ultimate choice between creation or destruction.

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