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Northwest Tracking: MAKOSHIKA

Taking its title from the Lakota name “Mako Shika,” meaning “bad land,” MAKOSHIKA focuses on the lonely prairie landscapes of eastern Montana, where graduating classes of local one-room schoolhouses can often be composed of only a single student. 110 more words

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Northwest Tracking: AN EVENING WITH LION ATTACK MOTION PICTURES

Filmmakers Austin Will, Sam Kuhn and Fantavious Fritz form a collective known as Lion Attack Motion Pictures. The energetic group began their careers in the Pacific Northwest before expanding their operations to New York, Toronto and Miami. 129 more words

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Northwest Tracking: THE SOMNAMBULISTS w director Mark Andres in attendance

Self-described as a “kinographic novel,” THE SOMNAMBULISTS combines stylized drawings, inter-titles and music to fashion an intriguing combination of graphic novel and early silent cinema. In the year 2047, a new drug called Somnambula, which does away with the need for sleep, arrives to a city below the Moon’s surface. 137 more words

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NWFest42: VOYAGERS WITHOUT TRACE

In the summer of 1938, filmmaker Bernard de Colmont, his new wife Genevieve and their friend, Antoine de Seynes, set off from France on the biggest adventure of their lives. 118 more words

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NWFest42: HADWIN'S JUDGEMENT

Grant Hadwin was a logging engineer and expert woodsman whose job was finding and removing the largest, oldest and most valuable trees from British Columbia’s remote and ancient forests. 140 more words

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NWFest42: THE WAY WE TALK

Michael Turner (THE LIFE OF VESPER GEER), winner of the 2015 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship, struggles with one of medical science’s most baffling and enduring disabilities—stuttering. 141 more words

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NWFest42: DRAWING THE TIGER

Filmed over the course of seven years, DRAWING THE TIGER focuses on the lives of a family of Nepalese subsistence farmers and their daily struggles. The parents have watched their children go off in different directions. 143 more words

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