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Directed by Clyde Petersen

Seattle 2016 65 mins.

In his queer-punk, stop-motion animated feature, Petersen’s early life in 1990s Southern California unfolds as a series of baffling events. Raised by a schizophrenic single mother fueled by hallucinations and political conspiracy theories, Petersen is taken on a cross-country adventure that will forever alter the family. Featuring a soundtrack with Seattle artists Kimya Dawson, Lori Goldston, and the Beaconettes.

The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.