February 15th, 2019
6 – 7 pm
Lombardi’s Italian Restaurant, one of Everett’s outstanding waterfront eateries, will cater the opening night reception serving their Italiano Dinner Buffet. Sample top quality locally made distilled spirits from Bluewater Organic Distillery. Complimentary coffee, tea, and water. Wine and beer for sale.
Narrative Short: What is a REAL Reuben sandwich? 2010Directed By Jeremy Dylan Lanni
Animated Short: The little-known story of female Russian pilots in WWII. 2013Directed By Alison Klayman
Documentary: Follow 5 pups as they are trained to become guide dogs. 2018
Meet Rebecca Minelga from Puppy Guides of Snohomish County who trained one of the dogs featured in the film (and a furry companion may make an appearance).Directed By Dana Nachman, Don Hardy Jr.
February 16th, 2019
Documentary: Four years in the making, the documentary film portrays the largest dam removal in the history of the United States, and the extraordinary effort to restore an ecosystem and set the Elwha River free.
An epic story of the freeing of the Olympic National Park’s mighty Elwha River from two salmon-blocking dams.
The director will provide an introduction and update and the current state of the Elwha River through recorded video messages.Directed By Jessica Plumb
2:20 – 2:40 pm
Feature: When someone disappears from your life without a word, you can’t understand it. It happens, but it’s incomprehensible. What do you do with that?
“Told in flashback over 30 years of guilt and grief, this tender melodrama based on three Alice Munro short stories is Pedro Almodovar’s best film in a decade.”
– The Guardian.
Intermission: Sips & Snacks
Local restaurants offer tasty tidbits! Enjoy an array of sweet and savory snacks presented by fine area restaurants. Complimentary coffee, tea and water. Wine and beer for sale. Samplings of Bluewater Distillery spirits offered.
Meet the local filmmaker!
Narrative Short: Waiting for a light to change can change your life. 2018Directed By Nicole McMurray
Short Documentary: At age 15 Inocente is a budding artist with a bold talent. She is also an undocumented immigrant. But she won’t let that stop her. 2013 Academy Award winner for best short documentary.Directed By Sean Fine, Andrea Nix
Animation: Sleeping Betty won’t wake up. The king’s loyal subjects try to save the day. 2007Directed By Claude Cloutier
Hannah Cohen’s Holy Communion
Short: Hannah wants to receive her first Holy Communion. The problem is, Hannah is Jewish. 2013Directed By Shimmy Marcus
Take My Nose…Please
Documentary: A fascinating and often humorous look at cosmetic surgery and society’s attitudes toward the procedure. This is an Irish/Jewish film with an international feel, the beauty of the story lies in its simplicity, humor, and the universal desire to fit in. Experiences are shared by many well-known female comedians. 2017Directed By Joan Kron