August / September 2016

August

Treat

d. Richard Card | Kenya | 2014 | 12 min

In the Kenyan slums of Kibera, a ten-year-old boy hustles to provide for his family, taking him away from his crush on her birthday.

Astigmatismo

d. Nicolai Troshinsky | Spain | 2013 | 4 min

A boy loses his glasses and can only see one thing in focus at a time.

Invaders

d. Jason Kupfer | USA | 2014 | 6 min

A pair of home invaders makes some necessary preparations just prior to their planned invasion.

Even The Walls

d. Sarah Kuck | USA | 2015 | 27 min

An elegiac journey inside the homes and memories of nine Yesler Terrace residents as they wait to see what will become of their neighborhood.

American Renaissance

d. Jarred Alterman | USA | 2014 | 10 min

Lords, Ladies, and Fairies unite in this background of the American Renaissance.

The Gravedigger's Tour

d. Stephen Ryan | Ireland |2013 | 14 min

A Gravedigger struggles as time honored traditions of his beloved trade die away.

August Heat

d. Matthew Thompson | USA | 2014 | 11 min

Seeking relief from his sweltering apartment, James wanders the streets of Manhattan only to encounter a mason carving a tombstone with his name on it.

In the Same Boat

d. Elijah Lawson | USA | 2014 | 18 min

An intimate and charming portrait of fishermen in Bristol Bay, and the commercial salmon industry.

September

Gnarly in Pink

d. Kristelle Laroche | USA | 2013 | 9 min

Pink tutus. Pink helmets. Pink skateboards. Skateboarding is not just for boys.

We Prayed In Water

d. Joseph Erb | USA | 2012 | 5 min

Going to water was once a very common place for morning prayers of the Cherokee people. They now face issues and fears of the pollution in the local water streams and rivers.

Senior Showcase

d. Lindy Boustedt | USA | 2012 | 11 min

Grace finds a presentation that is more her style.

Maidens of Deception Pass: Guardian of Her Samish People

d. Lou Karsen,Tracy Rector | USA | 2015 | 27

The story of the Maiden of Deception Pass, Ko-Kwahl-alwoot, who risked her life to save the Samish people from starvation and how tribal history has inspired generations of Samish people.

Noodle Fish

d. Jin-man Kim | South Korea | 2012 | 10 min

"To be a grown-up, you've got to get out of the water"-with this advice, a young fish finds himself in increasingly larger ponds.

Cootie Contagion

d. Josh Smooha | USA | 2013 | 8 min

Cootie Outbreak! Matt likes Becca but he is warned by his friends that going to her birthday party may mean certain doom for all boy-kind.

The Hero Pose

d. Mischa Jakupcak | USA | 2013 | 13 min

Mia is eight years old and wants to do just about anything but hang out at her dad's house trying to sell a car that doesn't run.

The Next Step

d. Mel Eslyn | USA | 2013 | 7 min

A funny and mysterious meeting between one awkward couple and a peculiar gentleman.

Hannah and the Moon

d. Kate Charter | United Kingdom | 2012 | 6 min

Hannah's mom is always busy so when the night comes Hannah talks to the moon, until one night when the moon doesn't appear.