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
Directed by Vanessa Renwick
This rhythmic portrait explores the sights and sounds of Portland’s horse racetrack.
Directed by Serge Gregory
On the Northwest coast in the early 19th century, a Salish native’s dream quest is disturbed by the arrival of …
Directed by Lawrence Johnson
Repetition and unfulfilled anticipation fuel this abstract experiment with animated objects.
Directed by Ben Popp
1s and 0s—what will be programmed? Behold, an analog response to digital media.
Directed by Amanda Thomson
A woman’s voice sketches out an enigmatic romance while the camera gets lost in the patterns of sunlight on windswept …
Peter Davenport’s life work is running the National UFO Reporting Center.