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  • NORTHWEST FILM FORUM 1515 12th Avenue Seattle, WA, 98122 United States (map)

Total running time: 85 min.

Find your groove with some pumpin’ jamz! A graceful balance of beauty, skill, and contemporary love dances, this glittery-gold, drag-fagulous trashbag of shorts will have you shaking your tail feather.
 
BETTER KNOWN AS PEACHES CHRIST Jeff Dragomanovich & Nate Visconti; 2016; USA; 4 min.
Drag icon Peaches Christ offers a rare, intimate glimpse into her process of transformation, describing her path from stifled teen to brazen cult hero.

BORN TO LOVE YOU Antone Martinez & Bambi Turner; 2017; USA; 4 min.
A modern dance of a love that could have happened, if only it were another time, another place.

LGBT CupcakKe; 2016; USA; 3 min.
CupcakKe is rollin’ with the LGBT, ’cause fashion-wise they don’t play, and when they step out, they gonna slay.
 
NIQI Bryan Nelson; 2016; USA; 8 min.
Niqi Cavanaugh found that her education in ballet mirrored her own transition and taught her as much about her humanity as it did about the art of dance.

JOSIE GROSSY Christopher Baker; 2016; USA; 6 min.
A judgmental guy isn’t sure about the bar his friend takes him to, but after a goofy drag queen (the infamous Jackie Beat) starts performing and a handsome stranger across the bar catches his eye, he starts to let loose.

SAN FRANCISCO TWO-SPIRIT POWWOW Matika Wilbur; 2017; USA; 4 min.
Two-spirit natives from across America convene in San Francisco to share music, dance, and solidarity.

ALL FOURS Jonathan Campbell & Austin Diaz; 2017; USA; 3 min.
A series of dancers bare their naked...emotions in an exploration of their dance.

2000 YEARS OF DRAG: A MUSICAL ODYSSEY Dorian Electra & Imp Queen; 2016; USA; 4 min.
Take a trip through drag history with these glorious Queens.

EVEN THE CUTEST KITTENS Naomi Fearn; 2017; USA; 5 min.
They told you about the birds and bees, but did they tell you all about STDs?

PUSSY VORTEX Angel Favorite; 2016; USA; 5 min.
Get on your knees, get between the sheets, and you’ll be caught in the vortex too.

STRACONY (LOST) Luis Miguel Villarreal; 2017; Canada; 7 min.
A young man is seduced by male and female dancers fighting for his love.

BOYS IN THE STREET #PRIDE Louisa Bertman; 2017; USA; 5 min.
A heartfelt animated music video told from a son’s point of view about his father’s changing attitude toward his homosexuality.

PRUDENCE Angela Jude; 2015; USA; 9 min.
All Prudence wants is one last dance with her lost love, Gertrude.

SLACK JAW Saskia Kivilo; 2017; USA; 4 min.
A sparse modern dance number (featuring Ellen Page) shows the vulnerability and strength of two people falling in love.

REVOLUTION (Le coup) Jacky Nassour; 2016; Lebanon; 11 min.
Two girls from different backgrounds find one another and express their similarities in a rather strange way.

MOONLIGHT X ALVIN AILEY Anna Rose Holmer; 2017; USA; 3 min.
The renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater interprets the Oscar-winning film MOONLIGHT.

CONTENT WARNING: NUDITY, VULGAR LANGUAGE, NON-EXPLICIT SEXUAL SITUATIONS

Co-presented by POCAAN.

Earlier Event: October 15
JEANNE CORDOVA: BUTCHES, LIES & FEMINISM
Later Event: October 15
AXOLOTL OVERKILL