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Beckey died on Oct. Even as an octogenarian, Fred Beckey tried to climb mountains along routes nobody had mastered. Late in the film, as Beckey painfully ascends another hillside and a successful ascent looks increasingly unlikely, a friend tries to philosophize. Beckey was born in Germany in , and his parents moved to Seattle two years later; he died in the city on Oct. Fred was 19, and Helmy turned 17 during a brutal night at the summit. This was no small feat: Thirty-five years would pass before anybody else topped the mountain.


The negative assumptions they have about homeless people in Seattle. The Northwest Film Forum hosted the Seattle premiere of the documentary The Road to Nickelsville on January 15, which revealed some of the most brutal yet truthful stories of homeless people who were living in Nickelsville , a homeless encampment on Dearborn Street in Little Saigon. The residents were evicted by the city in March

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About The Film Curtis Duffy, one of the country’s most renowned chefs, is building his dream restaurant at the worst time of his personal life. Already the recipient of two coveted stars from the Michelin Guide, Duffy has ambitions for his Chicago restaurant Grace to become the best in the country. But his laser focus at his cooking career cost Duffy his marriage and two young daughters.

The film follows the building of Grace from concrete box to its opening night, showing as few films have before the exacting standards required in luxury dining. It also revisits Duffy’s turbulent childhood: How a middle school home economics teacher recognized cooking talent in a troubled teenager, how an unimaginable tragedy made Duffy seek refuge in the kitchen, and how cooking ultimately exacted a price. Featuring music by Chicago band The Hudson Branch. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook!

An impressively slick and surprisingly captivating piece of work. I can’t stop thinking about it.

‘A New High’ Documentary Screening & Dialogue on Homelessness in Seattle

Description Director of Marketing and Business Development Gage Academy of Art is a respected non-profit organization in Seattle, which for almost 27 years, has committed itself to advancing the study of art, championing and showcasing artists, and serving as a vibrant cultural heartbeat for artists of every age, ability and economic means. Recently the organization has made a deep investment in its infrastructure and staff talent — this position is part of that initiative to re-invent Gage for more relevance and resonance in the community.

Together with the Executive Director and the Development team, these positions form the backbone of the Gage Business Development team. This person must be a team player with leadership abilities and an entrepreneurial spirit, who possesses initiative, has unparalleled attention to detail, and excels in being creative, dependable, flexible, and resourceful.

The Director must have a record of marketing and sales leadership, analytics, web creation and oversight, social media, special events and producing abilities, outstanding management skills, and a demonstrated capacity to create strong external partnerships and motivate Gage students, supporters, staff, and volunteers. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential.

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Film No documentary is objective. Even when a nonfiction film lacks narration, a storyline, or Michael Moore, someone has to decide what to leave in and what to leave out. In an age when documentaries continue to push for telling stories—easily digested, preferably with a theme of redemption, and accompanied by an insistent musical score, because the goal is to uplift and energize you—Wiseman stubbornly disdains all that.

His new film, Ex Libris: The sorting room at a public library is an amazing place. Periodically we listen in as library top brass debate attendance statistics and future goals, but we also eavesdrop on those manning the information lines—including one employee who blandly informs a caller that actually, unicorns never existed.

Although Wiseman spends a great deal of time at the grand central library in Manhattan, he also visits smaller branches, observing the people who try to solve issues of funding and relevance. Wiseman allows the film to stretch out to minutes, all without a conventional through-line.

‘What the Health?’ documentary takes pro-vegan agenda too far

Seattle continues to struggle with homelessness, addiction and kids who are just as lost as Blackwell used to be. Decades later, she is off drugs and the mother of 10 children. The older five are by five different men and the younger five by her estranged husband. More than anything, though, she is a survivor. In , Mark was on assignment for Life magazine when she spotted Blackwell in the parking lot of a Seattle club called The Monastery.

She allowed Mark full access and posed for portraits, the most famous one capturing Blackwell dressed as a French prostitute for Halloween.

In , Seattle invented a future that included a tech-savvy portal to the Pacific Rim. Through historical photographs and motion pictures, the KCTS 9 documentary The World’s Fair: When Seattle Invented the Future brings to life the textures and sounds of Seattle in the late 50s and early s:

Originally coined by historian Theodore Roszak in his influential book The Making of a Counter Culture, the word is most often associated with the hippie movement, which crested that same year. After that movement devolved in the s, the word would eventually become associated with the punk movement, which crested circa Between those two countercultures, what was the historical bridge? It would quickly become a popular spot in town as one positive local consequence of the gay liberation movement that emerged nationally in the wake of the Stonewall riots in New York City.

Born in Illinois on July 23, , she grew up in Chicago, where she studied classical dance as a young girl. After her family moved to Florida, her innocence was shattered at the age of 16 when her father committed suicide. Her mother then told her that that man was in fact not her true father — and then kicked her out of the house forever. Bauman then spent several years living as a homeless drifter, traveling around the country and supporting herself by working as an exotic dancer.

She arrived in Seattle in , where and when she initially lived in Rainier Valley in the home of a black family. What began as a festive night out for Bauman abruptly became a life-changing tragedy. It was the son of the owner of the cannon showing off to a friend.

Nickelsville documentary explores Seattle’s homeless crisis

His artistic work and close connections to those legendary figures felt important but there was a dark side. I began to crave a deeper understanding of my father, his work, and the circumstances that had robbed me of a normal relationship with him. I also began to wonder if he really was the creative genius everyone said. They are still making art today. That’s why I think many of you will relate to my quest as we all want to find ourselves, express ourselves, connect with others and be seen for our true, authentic selves.

Taiwan Tea Documentary – My name is Shiuwen Tai. I am the owner of Floating Leaves Tea in Seattle WA. I am working with Jake Knapp, a videographer and professional photographer who owns Cloud 9 Photography, to shoot a tea documentary in Taiwan.

The SFC team has cranked out 4 short films, 13 bts interviews, bts slideshow, a poster, and a DVD that collects it all. Tonight it goes up onto the big screen at the Northwest Film Forum. In this behind the scenes interview, Director Mark Chandler shares the craft and the process that went into telling the story. Mark brings patience and artistic persistence to his projects, drawing out the best performances from actors and crew members. He also loves to dance. In this behind the scenes interview, Bob tells us what Breeding Grounds is all about and how we got it done.

Bob Freeman is passionate about producing films of high caliber and has surrounded himself with a network of creative and supportive film artists. He is an owner of Bad Alien Productions in Bothell. He has produced or directed a dozen short films and animations and been involved in numerous technical roles on countless other films. The Web Series premiering August 6, on Hulu ; and two transmedia prototypes. Karen is new to the SFC community, but she is contributing in a big way.


Each episode will be one hour long and it will premiere on Monday, July 27 – but the title is yet to be announced Each episode will be one hour long and it will premiere on Monday, July 27 – but the title is yet to be announced. Bruce Jenner was thought to have put the docu-series on hold due to concerns over his children – but it has now been confirmed to be taking place – and will start this summer Jeff Olde, Executive Vice President of Programming and Development at E!

Bruce with ex-wife Kris Jenner, before he began his ‘journey’ to change his gender – she has expressed her support for him following his interview Jenner has six children of his own; Burt, Cassandra, Brandon, Brody, Kendall and Kylie, as well as four step-children – Kourtney, Kim, Khloe and Rob Kardashian. It had been previously reported that the reality star had put his plans for the series on hold due to concerns over his offspring.

The site had claimed he wanted them to be ‘in a good place’ before he embarks on the tell-all programme about his transition. It’s also thought that the recent car crash in which he was involved, which saw a woman die after his car struck the rear of her vehicle while in Malibu, has had a strong emotional effect on him.

What inspired you to create this documentary? “As a QTPOC artist myself, I thought it was important to highlight other QTPOC artists in Seattle. I want Seattle to be known for more than just the first big names that come to peoples minds.

Get hands-on training through this project based workshop. Topics covered will be producing, camera, audio, lighting, interviewing and editing. This is an intro level workshop, those with no experience or who are looking to round out their experience are encouraged to join. You will acquire the actionable skills and understanding to independently make professional documentary films.

Equipment and editing stations will be provided, but you can also bring your own equipment if desired. Starting in , she also began production on a collaborative feature narrative art documentary with friend Celeste Chan titled Art Heart: Jonah Kozlowski Jonah is a filmmaker and educator who has been teaching in youth media programs since He holds a degree in Communication from Washington State University.


We had our world premiere screening of the film at the event and the crowd loved it. You can purchase it at Amazon. Stay tuned for more updates! Short Flight Into History!

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History[ edit ] Start of the Great Seattle Fire, looking south on 1st Avenue near Madison Street A view looking upwards at the pavement lights glass skywalks. These roof the previous street level; the top of the glass is walked upon, and forms the current sidewalk Seattle’s first buildings were wooden. On June 6, , at 2: An attempt to extinguish it with water spread the burning grease-based glue.

The fire chief was out of town, and although the volunteer fire department responded, they made the mistake of trying to use too many hoses at once. With the subsequent drop in water pressure, none of the hoses were effective, and the Great Seattle Fire destroyed 31 blocks. Pioneer Square had originally been built mostly on filled-in tidelands and, as a consequence, it often flooded. The new street level also assisted in ensuring that gravity-assisted flush toilets that funneled into Elliott Bay did not back up at high tide.

For the regrade, the streets were lined with concrete walls that formed narrow alleyways between the walls and the buildings on both sides of the street, with a wide “alley” where the street was. The naturally steep hillsides were used, and through a series of sluices material was washed into the wide “alleys,” raising the streets to the desired new level, generally 12 feet 3.

At first, pedestrians climbed ladders to go between street level and the sidewalks in front of the building entrances. Brick archways were constructed next to the road surface, above the submerged sidewalks. Pavement lights a form of walk-on skylight with small panes of clear glass which later became amethyst-colored were installed over the gap from the raised street and the building, creating the area now called the Seattle Underground.

The concrete floor of the former meat market was originally at the level of the wooden platform on the left, but sank over time because of decomposing sawdust fill.

Portland Mocks Seattle ‘Buffoonery’ Before 100th Timbers-Sounders Match

Plot summary[ edit ] Streetwise portrays the lives of nine desperate teenagers. Thrown too young into a seedy, grown-up world, these runaways and castaways survive, but just barely. Rat, the dumpster diver; Tiny, the teenage prostitute; Shellie, the baby-faced one; and DeWayne, the hustler, are all old beyond their years.

This past March, filmmakers from 15 countries set off to make a documentary in 5 days. They were assigned a documentary genre (character study, music, social issue, etc.) along with the themes of “Hope and/or Fear.” The winners premiered at Start Date: Jul 21,

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Wildlife Detectives: Mystery Sharks of Seattle

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