From modern anxieties about talking on phones to deeply personal journeys, this program weaves together documentaries, atmospheric tales, comedies, and a touch of the experimental to get the heart going.
Visiting Filmmakers include: Courtney Herman, Sara Burke, Tyler Trautman, Zak Margolis, and Michael Workman
Immediately following this programs’ Question and Answer, we will go into the 50 Ft Challenge featuring short super 8 films by Joanna Priestley, Laura Houlberg, Sally Spaderna, Sean Conley, Tara Johnson-Medinger, Scott Braucht, Anthony Hudson, Julie Perini, Bryan Hiltner, and Laura Heit.
Films in this Program
Directed by Courtney Herman
Fifteen years after Burton’s gender-affirming transition, his longtime friend Courtney invites him over to re-visit some forgotten old footage.
An exploration of the bizarre and wonderful events surrounding the death of a jazz singer in a retirement community for …
Directed by Sara Burke
After losing his father in a house fire, a boy deals with the absence in his life.
Directed by Tyler Trautman
When all forms of online communication leave an inquiry unanswered, Patrick must undertake the unthinkable: a phone call.
Directed by Zak Margolis
A rat’s somewhat peaceful existence is shattered when he is confronted by a large, growing hotdog during a routine fishing …
Directed by Richard Reeves
A direct-animation exploring the relationship between sound and picture, inspired by the two lights inside film projectors.
Appears in: 45th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival