Sunday, April 30, 2017
Uptown Cinema 1
Awards Ceremony immediately follows the screening
Adult: $12 | Youth: $11 | Group: $10
For many Americans, life in the land of the free can be a grueling, isolating journey. These eight stories examine the struggles, triumphs and hardships facing various populations within our borders. As our nation grows, the mighty voices of the unheard are often diminished. We celebrate those voices by showcasing stories that prove America is truly the home of the brave.
Kevin Brooks - 22
A young man embarks on a day full of skateboarding with his friends, only to return home with a different outlook on how he's truly seen in society.
Closing Night: American Dreams
Raquel Korman - 22, Tim Deters - 22, Connor Ellmann - 23, William Yelton - 22
A candid look into the lives of an extraordinary family who struggle to provide secure and loving futures for their ten children they adopted from the foster system.
Johnny Chang - 23, Neema Sadeghi - 19, Dian Qi - 23, Aaron Bonnema - 18
The year is 2019. A couple from Glendale, CA feels the backlash from America's new hateful rhetoric which brings along a new daunting reality: some of us need to survive.
Kevin Giles - 22, Molly Morris - 21, Anthony J. Marotta - 22, Charmaine Cavan - 22
An aspiring music producer is forced to confront his inner conflict during an interview for admittance into the Witness Protection Program.
Tyler Rabinowitz - 23, Denzel Boyd - 21
Seattle's Northwest Tap Connection, a race and social justice-oriented dance studio, responds to the deaths of unarmed black lives at the hands of police officers, using dance as passionate protest in a call to say their names, see their names, and feel their names.