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.
A TYPICAL FAIRYTALE
Annette Reilly; 2019; Canada; 11 min.
What happens when the fairytale that you imagine becomes a loving narrative instead?
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.
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.
Adelina Anthony; 2018; USA; 12 min.
Little Luis requests that his parents teach him a traditional Mexican love song for his friend Pichi.
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.
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.
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.
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.