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Shorts I

  • Directed by Various

The three shorts programs in the 40th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival offer overviews of the current state of filmmaking in the Northwest, including a wide variety of genre, tone, and cultural diversity—something for everyone.

Films in this Program

American Lawn

Directed by Robert Sickels

Some folks have very strong opinions about lawns.

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7246 120′ WE

Directed by John Woods

What are the odds that a roll of unexposed 16mm film would be found in an alley by someone like

Hey Vancouver, This is You On Craigslist

Directed by Lewis Bennet

Vancouver, BC, residents read real Craigslist ads.

In Transit

Directed by Albert Maysles, Lynn True, Nelson Walker III, David Usui, Benjamin Wu

The final, fitting film of documentary legend Albert Maysles, In Transit, journeys into the hearts and minds of everyday passengers

3rd Degree

Directed by Sal Strom

Strom pairs found footage with an oral history from a World War II veteran.

SF Hitch

Directed by Vanessa Renwick

Renwick reflects on a 1981 trip she took with her wolf dog to San Francisco “where even the bums were

Wild Bichons

Directed by Stefan Nadelman

A surreal encounter between man and Bichon ensues in the bucolic setting of a Pacific Northwest forest.

Deer Father

Directed by Alex Brinkman

What do you do when the deer you just ran over turns out to be your late father?

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The Owner Of a Silver Hatchback

Directed by Zach Weintraub

Would the owners of a silver hatchback please move their car?

Nemo

Directed by Adrienne Leverette, Rob Tyler

Fred Nemo tells his story, from the riches of his youth to the years he has spent as dancer for