2018 Films

EVERETT FILM FESTIVAL INFO

Everett Performing Arts Center 2710 Wetmore Avenue Everett WA

Box Office:  (888) 257-3722

FRIDAY, February 16

Doors Open: 5:30 pm

Captain Fish John Banana ~  Animation Short Captain Fish

A little girl tries to rescue her dinner rather than eat it.

 

 

Missed Connection ~ Tabitha Fisher ~ Animation Short

A trip to the coffee shop can change your life.

 

 

Quest for the Lost Paintings of Siberia ~ Jack Gunter, Jesse Collver ~ Documentary w Q&A with filmmaker Quest for Lost Paintings of Siberia

Jack Gunter, Camano Island artist, goes on a quest to retrieve his paintings trapped in the basement of a Russian museum for more than 25 years.  This is the story of his adventure.

 

 

SATURDAY, February 17

Doors Open 12:30 pm

Proof of Loyalty ~Lucy Ostrander w Documentary Q&A with filmmaker Proof of Loyalty

Kazuo Yamane was drafted into the US Army just before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Having an exceptional knowledge of Japanese, he would serve the US during WWII proving his loyalty.

 

 

 

 

Fall 7 Times, Get up Eight Karen Kasmauski, Lucy Craft, Kathryn Tolbert ~ Documentary Fall 7 Times Get Up 8

Atsuko, Emiko, and Hiroko were among tens of thousands of Japanese women who married their former enemies after World War II.  They landed in 1950s America knowing no one, speaking little English and often moving in with stunned in-laws. In brutally honest conversations with their daughters, they reveal the largely untold story of the Japanese war brides.

 

 

 

Into the Forest Patricia Rozema ~ Feature  Into the Forest

After a massive and mysterious power outage, two sisters learn to survive on their own in their isolated woodland home.

 

 

 

 

Food for Thought Susan Rockefeller ~ Documentary  Food for Thought

We want our food fast, convenient and cheap, but at what cost?

 

 

 

Skin Anthony Fabian ~ Feature  Skin

Based on the true story of Sandra Laing who was born to two white Afrikaner parents in South Africa during the apartheid era. The film follows Sandra’s thirty-year journey from rejection to acceptance, betrayal to reconciliation, as she struggles to define her place in a changing world – and triumphs against all odds.

 

 

 

 

 

Where the Heart Is Ella Bethke ~ Animation short

A small bird falls from the nest and gets captured.  The film created by three 11-year-old students, Ella Bethke, Meghan Chia and Ziggy Rushing for a competition offered to students from elementary to high school age.  Where the Heart Is took second place overall.

 

Maud Lewis Diane Beaudry ~ Documentary Short

Emerging from her youth crippled with arthritis, Maud Lewis escaped into her painting at the age of 30. She had never seen a work of art and had never attended an art class but her paintings captured the simple strength, beauty, and happiness of the world she saw.

 

 

 

Shanghai Love Market Craig Rosenthal ~ Comedy Short

Every weekend in Shanghai’s famous Peoples’ Park, parents hang posters to match-make their unwed children. An overly ambitious mother tries too hard to find the perfect wife for her son.