Former Executive Director, Northwest Film Forum
Director Megan Griffiths (SADIE, LUCKY THEM, EDEN) once coined the term “crewtopia” to describe the close-knit, supportive vibe among independent filmmakers who are constantly helping each other out, working on each other’s projects for the love of the art (and each other)…Such a cultural atmosphere is critical for generative, creative, sustainable art-making!
Visiting Filmmakers: Etsuko Ichikawa
A reception prior to this film will take place in the Film Talkers’ Lounge in the Andrée Stevens room at the Portland Art Museum.
Films in this Program
Directed by Taylor Hawkins
Since childhood, Josh Brock has been fashioning weapons of war; countless knives, swords, and axes line the walls of his …
Seattle poet Sarah Galvin performs their poem “Contents of My Pockets After an Evening of Communicating with the Dead” while …
Three young brothers are asked some of life's big questions about marriage, careers, death, and Saturn's moons.
Directed by Brian C. Short
An impressionistic mélange of natural and urban landscapes shot mostly on Super-8 between Seattle, eastern Washington State, Berlin, and Utah.
Directed by Champ Ensminger
A look into the process of artistic baton passing, where inspiration from the music that relates to Seattle awakens a …
Sound, space, and movement emerge as characters in a hypnotic, parallel universe that yields unusual psychological and physical states.
An exploration of our timeless relationship with the natural world as a young farmer entangles herself among the flowers, shot …
Appears in: 45th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival