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DEAR MOM - SHORTS PROGRAM

  • Northwest Film Forum 1515 12th Avenue Seattle, WA, 98122 United States (map)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2019 | 12:30 PM | Northwest Film Forum

Some moms and their kids have figured out how to look on the bright side of life and each other.

This program is not deaf-friendly.

Total running time: 98 min.

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A TYPICAL FAIRYTALE

Annette Reilly; 2019; Canada; 11 min. 

What happens when the fairytale that you imagine becomes a loving narrative instead?

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HOME GIRL

Poonam Brah; 2018; UK; 12 min. 

Roya could never  tell her mother that she was in a relationship with a woman, and now it’s too late. But maybe her mom knew all along.

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TRANSBLACK: JEREMY

Charmaine Ingram; 2018; Australia; 10 min. 

Jeremy and his mother forge a tight bond during his transition. Part of a series highlighting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander transgender men and women.

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LA SERENATA

Adelina Anthony; 2018; USA; 12 min. 

Little Luis requests that his parents teach him a traditional Mexican love song for his friend Pichi.


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THE CONFIRMATION

Marie Louise Damgaard; 2019; Denmark; 19 min.; in Danish with English subtitles

A “momma bear” pounces when she thinks her trans son needs her, but maybe he can take care of himself.  

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NEITHER FROM HERE, NOR THERE

Carlos Valdivia; 2019; USA; 14 min.; in English and Spanish with English subtitles

When José’s financial aid runs out, his mom wants him to come back to Mexico for the summer.

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THE PICK UP

Giovanna Chesler; 2018; USA; 10 min. 

Melanie is irritated with her mother and sister after swim practice, but a flat tire changes everything.

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A QUEEN OF DRAGONS

Kristina Budelis & Leandro Badalotti; 2019; USA; 10 min. 

It’s Drag Queen Story Hour. These kids love it—and so do their parents.