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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.

QUEEN OF DRAGONS WILL NOT BE SCREENING.

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.