2017 Short Film Programs

Animation Shorts
Showtimes: Sat, Sept 9 @ 7:00pm @ Miners Foundry
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Eclectic and no-holds-barred-creative, our Animation Program tends to challenge everyone’s expectations, even ours! Disclaimer: These animations are NOT meant for young children.

Lovestreams, Old Rag Mountain, Wednesday With Godard, Confino, Revelation: City of Haze, Rogue, The Talk: True Stories of the Birds & Bees, The History of Magic (Ensueno), And the Moon Stands Still, Bartleby

Children’s Program – Shine On! 
The Best Animated Films from Children’s Film Festival Seattle 2017
Showtimes: Sat, Sept, 9 @ 1:00pm @ Miners Foundry
FREE for Children Accompanied by An Adult

What makes you shine? The characters in these sweet and funny films have special things that make them glow and grow. Join them as they play with their friends and families, discover new things about themselves, and take journeys to near and far. If you close your eyes and make a wish, you might even be able to join them on a trip to the moon! Running time: 64 minutes. For all ages.

Documentary Shorts 1
Showtimes: Sat, Sept 9 @ 1:00pm @ Nevada Theatre
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Five intimate portraits of real people in singular circumstance. Seeing is believing.

The Wizard Oz, Nuts About Radio, Respectfully Tony, Little Potato, Edith + Eddie

Documentary Shorts 2
Showtimes: Sat, Sept 9 @ 5:00pm @ Miners Foundry
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Six finely wrought samples of non-fiction storytelling. Institutions and traditions by turn created, honored, exposed and challenged.

Skull & Bones, Boomtown, Close Ties, Winter’s Watch, Nobody Dies Here, All American

Fiction Shorts 1 
Showtimes: Fri, Sept 8 @ 5:30pm @ Miners Foundry
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Five short films depicting encounters that alter how we see and who we are.

Ghost, The Eleven O’Clock, Univitellin, Embers & Dust, Limbo

Fiction Shorts 2
Showtimes: Sat, Sept 9 @ 3:00pm @ Nevada Theatre
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Cinematic short stories (including one adapted from the master of the form, Raymond Carver), with a focus on love, and the choices it often requires.

Whoever Was Using This Best, Small Steps, Penny & Paul, The Listening Party, sans reponse (Without a Answer), How You Look At It, Lucia Before & After, Forever Now

Journeys & Vistas
Showtimes: Fri, Sept 8 @ 7:30pm @ Miners Foundry
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These films take us to new places and other cultures, while challenging our assumptions along the way.

Gardeners of the Forest, The Guest House, Lucia, The 4th Kingdom, Outside, Nutag-Homeland, Sadhu in Bombay

Late Night Popcorn
Showtimes: Sat, Sept 9 @ 9:00pm @ Nevada Theatre
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Part Walk on the Wild side, partly a stroll through the Collective Unconscious.

Native, Angeltown, Hexed, Onere, This Isn’t Me, Tango, Ai

Matters of Spirit 
Sat, Sept 9 @ 3:00pm @ Miners Foundry
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Four films that examine compassion and an abiding sense of the sacred in a material world.

Defend the Sacred (Standing Rock), Ram Dass: Going Home, The Good Fight, Refuge

Social Change/Political Justice Shorts
Showtimes: Fri, Sept 8 @ 5:30pm @ Nevada Theatre
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A local election is an industrial Bay Area town sheds light on America’s shifting political landscape, and the fate of military vets deported from the nation they served gives pause. Bernie Sanders makes a cameo in both films.

Nat Bates for Mayor, Exiled