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VIEWFINDER: SHORTS

  • Northwest Film Forum 1515 12th Ave. Seattle, WA 98122 (map)

VIEWFINDER: SHORTS

Perform, dress-up, and dance—these queers are ready to thrust their way to new heights in imaginative and fantastical ways.

Guests in Attendance: Director Max Rifkind-Barron of Talent Night at Auschwitz: Bunk Five and Director Clyde Petersen of Late Nights In The Lab

TSANIZID (WAKE UP)

Beric Manywounds; 2017; Canada; 6 min.

Two-spirit performer and storyteller Beric Manywounds takes us on an intimate and enthralling dance experience.

LATE NIGHTS IN THE LAB

Clyde Petersen; 2018; USA; 3 min.

Hot for queer teacher at an experimental college, in song.

SPLENDID CASE OF DOUBT

Daniel Moshe; 2018; Austria; 4 min.

Become entranced in a carnival of mysterious phenomena. Frogs, bunnies, beavers, oh my.

TALENT NIGHT AT AUSCHWITZ: BUNK FIVE

Max Rifkind-Barron; 2018; USA; 18 min.

This gripping short is a vignette of the imaginative song and dance a young boy uses to transcend trauma.

UNBOXED

Sam Matthews; 2018; Australia; 6 min.

This experimental dance short is a romantic account of gender diversity, with prose intersecting movement.

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LAVENDER

Matthew Kaundart; 2017; USA; 8 min.

A mesmerizing, poetic dance montage that explores gender, sexuality, and the pursuit of love.

POW (PISS OFF, WAR)

Werther Germondari & Maria Laura Spagnoli; 2018; Italy; 9 min.

The queer agenda stops for no one, and no war.

HEAVEN’S RAGE

Mark Crane; 2017; UK; 14 min.

A portrait of the power of escaping to imaginary worlds through literature.

DANCES

Ramon Watkins; 2018; Australia; 6 min.

Tinder conversations take shape in this evocative contemporary dance.

THRUST (JUCK)

Olivia Kastebring, Julia Gumpert & Ulrika Bandeira; 2018; Sweden; 17 min.; in Swedish, with English subtitles

The positions of object and subject provoke, inspire, and break norms, asking “what is femininity?”

Total running time: 91 min.

Content Warnings:

Content Warning: Non-Explicit Sexual Situations, Implied Violence, and Discussion of Suicide

Earlier Event: October 15
DYKES, CAMERA, ACTION!
Later Event: October 15
HARD PAINT