Monday April 28, 2:00 pm
SIFF Uptown 1
511 Queen Anne Avenue North
presented by KIND Healthy Snacks
Be kind. Stay positive. And always be awesome. Those are the themes of this incredible screening that will restore your faith in humanity and your hope for a brighter future. Prepare to be blown away!
Honk if You Love Someone
Sophia Pink – Age 16
One man’s quest to make a city smile.
Alex Emerson – Age 13
School. A place where useless information is forced into our minds without a second thought. Why should students be trapped within the four walls of the classroom when there are billions of other people to learn with? That’s the question Rich Lehrer, an 8th grade science teacher, was asking when he created his global curriculum. Welcome to Tomorrow’s Classroom.
Each One, Teach One; Haiti 2012
Gabriella Gilbert – Age 20
The ETE Camp (Empowerment Through Education), in Haiti was founded in 2009. The founder, Shaina Gilbert, was only 20 years old, when she decided to make a difference in the world.
Soldiers To Civilians
Dan Osborn – Age 19
This documentary focuses on two wounded veterans and the difficulties they’ve faced transitioning back into normal civilian life.
Music to Our Ears
Tori Matlock – Age 12
Anna Moore – Age 12
Emma Wenzel – Age 12
Blindness has not stopped Dodie Brueggeman from living life to its fullest. From raising a daughter to teaching piano, Dodie inspires us to be better people and enjoy what we have.
The Greatest Show on Earth
Jake Oleson – Age 18
A struggling street performer shares his life making a living off of people’s loose change and describes the affect that music and performance can have on society.
Allie Dudley – Age 18
Rose Minasian – Age 16
Chouky is the true story of a 94 year old former member of the French Resistance and her unlikely friendship with her hairdresser, a man nearly six decades her junior.
Salon on Wheels
Shelby Holland – Age 16
A documentary short about a newfound art form: mobile dog grooming. Pet owners will do almost anything for their dogs including a shampoo and trim right at their doorsteps. This film takes us inside the new and increasingly popular world of pampered pooches on the go.
Katie Silverstein – Age 17
This film provides an intimate look into the life of an adoptee. This highly personal film explores the filmmakers history including a trip back to her orphanage in Suzhou China. Beginnings show us that there is nothing more important than the bond and love that you share with your family.
Clementine Mukarukundo – Age 17
Unforgettable Night provides a detailed look at the lives of teen refuges after fleeing the Democratic Republic of Congo. Told from three unique perspectives, this film highlights the struggles of those forced to flee their war torn homeland.
Juggle & Cut
Caleb Slain – Age 22
In the autumn of 1998, a profound tragedy echoed through a small Michigan farming community, disfiguring the well-planned ambitions of a young prodigy in strange and inspiring ways.