Stories with 'film' tag

Artifacts from the Multiverse: Saturday Reception

An exhibition of artifacts from PROSPECT and six other dimensions. 3PM – A brief “Artist Talk” about the concept of the show 5PM – Hangout and drink wine! This showcase debuts a diverse selection of our most spectacular pieces curated from the eight simulus dimensions. Opened by TAKA several decades ago, the original eight portals […]

/ November 27, 2018


Artifacts from the Multiverse: Opening Day

An exhibition of artifacts from PROSPECT and six other dimensions. This showcase debuts a diverse selection of our most spectacular pieces curated from the eight simulus dimensions. Opened by TAKA several decades ago, the original eight portals marked Earth Prime’s first access to the multiverse. The featured artifacts were selected to represent a broad spectrum […]

/ November 27, 2018


Artifacts from the Multiverse

An exhibition of artifacts from PROSPECT and six other dimensions. This showcase debuts a diverse selection of our most spectacular pieces curated from the eight simulus dimensions. Opened by TAKA several decades ago, the original eight portals marked Earth Prime’s first access to the multiverse. The featured artifacts were selected to represent a broad spectrum […]

/ November 28, 2018


PROSPECT Premiere and Q&A

Seattle-made PROSPECT premiere and Q&A with writer-director’s Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell PROSPECT – the critically acclaimed sci-fi western starring Pedro Pascal (“Narcos”, Wonder Woman 1984), along with breakout star Sophie Thatcher (“The Exorcist”) and Jay Duplass (“Transparent”) – is hitting theaters on November 9th in Seattle. The whole film was built and shot in […]

/ October 31, 2018


Seattle premiere of documentary “Headhunt Revisited: With Brush, Paint & Canvas”

Inspired by a true-life adventure, Headhunt Revisited: With Brush, Canvas and Camera is a documentary film 15 years in the making. In the 1920’s Caroline Mytinger, an intrepid American portrait artist and her friend, Margaret Warner, traveled to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands on a hunt to capture portraits of the indigenous peoples. Their four-year expedition […]

/ September 21, 2018


Women on the Verge

A highlight of the festival, these beautifully crafted and insightful short films made by and about womxn reveal are a testament to the power and importance womxn’s stories to cultivate empathy and inspire change. Featuring: UNBUCKLED (Tessa Ribitsch,Portland, OR, 2017 10 min) A young woman goes to the gynecologist to have an IUD inserted. But […]

/ September 13, 2018


Chronic Means Forever

Kadazia Allen-Perry’s autobiographical documentary follows her struggle against cystic fibrosis. At one point jubilantly declaring herself an “alien,” she reflects on the complexity of growing up as a black woman condemned to a chronic illness. Sparing none of the chronic pain that characterizes the filmmaker’s life, Chronic Means Forever is radical, committing itself to an […]

/ September 13, 2018


Shaping Stories, Building Power – Workshop

Taught by juror paige watkins! Detroit Narrative Agency (DNA) is incubating quality and compelling stories that will shift the dominant narratives about Detroit towards liberation and justice. The current fellowship program is supporting a cohort of Black and people of color filmmakers in Detroit to develop short films and accompanying community impact strategies. In this […]

/ September 13, 2018


Ramps to Nowhere

Many Seattleites are familiar with the so-called “ramps to nowhere” in the Washington Park Arboretum, but their story is seldom told.   Minda Martin’s fascinating documentary tells the story of the successful grassroots movement in the late 1960s and the freeway revolt that stopped partially and fully funded freeways such as the R.H. Thompson Expressway […]

/ September 13, 2018


The Rankin File: Legacy of a Radical

Harry Rankin (1920-2002) maddened comrades and combatants alike. To those who shared his socialist beliefs, the Vancouver labor and criminal, city councilor, and mayoral candidate could be acerbic, hectoring, and incorrigible. And yet even his ideological adversaries could not help but respect the tenacity of his fight for affordable housing and equal rights. Rankin’s passion […]

/ September 13, 2018