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Micro Cinema Club #54: "The Best of the 35th Northwest Film & Video Festival"

For the 54th edition of its monthly Micro Cinema Club program, Indie Memphis will present “The Best of the 35th Northwest Film & Video Festival,” a touring program from the Northwest Film Center showcasing a carefully selected cross-section of the state of filmmaking in the Northwest.



Sponsored by the Center City Commission, the screening is free and open to the public and will take place at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, August 12 at Power House Memphis (45 G.E. Patterson Avenue).



What: Micro Cinema Club #54: "The Best of the 35th Northwest Film & Video Festival"
When: 7:30 pm, Wednesday, August 12
Where: Power House Memphis
Admission: FREE and open to the public.



Seating capacity is limited; attendees should plan to arrive early for seating. Some films in this program may not be appropriate for younger audiences.



"The Best of the 35th Northwest Film & Video Festival" features:



Career Opportunities In Poetry

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN POETRY
Andrew Smith, Courtney Sanders | Missoula, MT | 19 min.
"Pity the poor poet working in the dumbed-down world of modern marketing."



NOVEMBER LIGHT
Cheryl Lohrmann | Portland, OR | 2 min.
"This elegiac poem to a least favorite time of year reminds us that summer will always end. Forever."



PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN 1947-2007
Margot Quan Knight | Seattle, WA | 2 min.
"A woman, well documented by home snapshots — Kodachrome to digital — ages before our eyes."



WE THREE
Laura di Trapani | Portland, OR | 3 min.
"An animated Busby Berkley leg show set in a Dali-esque dreamscape."



SMILE
Julia Kwan | Vancouver, BC | 19 min.
"A Chinese family in 1980‘s Vancouver, prepares to take a family photo."



TO REMEMBER THAT OUR SKIES ARE THE SAME SKIES
Chris Lael Larson | Portland, OR | 3 min.
To Remember That Our Skies Are The Same Skies"Andy London has been haunted by the events of his 18th birthday for years. In this short animated film set in the early 90's, he writes a letter to Colleen in an attempt to put his demons to rest."



THE PULL
Andrew Blubaugh | Portland, OR | 9 min.
"Before Andy and John made the transition from friends to boyfriends, they decided the exact date that they would break up."



COOKIES FOR SALE
Wes Kim | Seattle, WA | 4 min.
"Playing like a Warner Brothers Looney Tune, this live action cartoon pits a persistent Girl Scout against a grumpy tightwad."



HOLLERINGS / THREE STORIES IN WOOD
Lara Gallagher, Andrew Ellmaker | Portland, OR | 5 min.
"Three stories of the quiet revelations and anxieties inhabit a faceless, motionless world."



NICKEL AND DIMIN’ IT WITH BUDDY
Tomas Soderberg | Portland, OR | 7 min.
"Buddy is a homeless man in Portland, Oregon who makes a living returning cans and bottles."



Hirsute

HIRSUTE
A.J. Bond | Vancouver, BC | 14 min.
"A time traveler is visited by an arrogant and hairless future version of himself."



WIND
Chel White | Portland, OR | 5 min.
"This allegorical perspective on climate change offers a haunting and ultimately empowering view of our planet. Narrated by Alec Baldwin with piano accompaniment by Thomas Lauderdale."