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Around The World / TWIST Seattle Queer Film Festival
October 13, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Total running time: 94 min.
Transport yourself into places and stories you might never know otherwise. Don’t just lend your neighbor some sugar… share this sweet treat together.
MEDULLA OBLONGATA Roberto Nascimento; 2017; New Zealand; 8 min.
Abraham Naim (aka drag queen Medulla Oblongata) stylishly recounts his journey from oppression in the Maldives to refuge in New Zealand.
ARRIVEDERCI ROSA Flaminia Graziadei; 2015; Italy; 17 min.; in Italian with English subtitles
When her outgoing best friend Rosa comes to visit, shy Andi learns how to take life as it comes.
DEAR ARMEN: THE FINAL MONOLOGUE Kamee Abrahamian & Lee Williams Boudakian; 2015; Armenia; 6 min.
Culture, identity, and history fight for dominance in this finale to a multidisciplinary performance piece marking the centennial of the Armenian genocide.
OF ORIGINS, PART 1: HANNAH Irit Reinheimer; 2016; USA; 9 min.
A romance undone by the Nazis can be honored across time and space through photographs.
POSSIBILITIES (SHAKYATA) Anindya Shankar Das; 2016; India; 20 min.; in English and Marathi with English subtitles
Married father Vishnu is keeping a secret. How long can he remain in the closet?
PRIA Yudho Aditya; 2016; Indonesia; 20 min.; in Indonesian with English subtitles
On the eve of his arranged marriage, Pria must confront his sexuality.
LITTLE POTATO Wes Hurley; 2017; USA; 14 min.
In this award-winning short, Wes Hurley (CAPITOL HILL, WAXIE MOON IN FALLEN JEWEL) and his mother discuss their journey from Russia to Seattle—and the incredible situation waiting at its end.
GUEST IN ATTENDANCE!
CONTENT WARNING: VULGAR LANGUAGE, IMPLIED VIOLENCE