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. All are underage survivors fighting for life and love on the streets of downtown Seattle, Washington. Reception[ edit ] The film was acclaimed by audiences. Scarecrow also has a PAL copy.
Documentary, Abstractions, and Weird High School Rituals at Frye Art Museum
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.
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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! Check it out here: I had the good fortune to spend an hour Jim Pagliaroni – or so with Jim last year interviewing him for the documentary. He was gracious and candid and a pleasure to talk to. His interview was fantastic and several memorable parts of it made it into the final cut of the film.
He was a heck of a ballplayer and truly one of the good guys.
Seattle was the Lushootseed leader after whom the city of Seattle was named, the largest city to be so honored. Joseph was chief of the Wallowa band of the Nez Perce and a leader of the Nez Perce during their desperate, daring war with the United States. Both were noted orators. The Pacific Northwest remains remote from the rest of the country, but here, as elsewhere, Native Americans figure prominently in its unfolding history.
Confidential Seattle Documentary is a film about the plight of artists living and working in cities that are experiencing rapid growth and a rising cost of living.
Wednesday, September 27, from 7: Vermillion , an art gallery, bar, and neighborhood gathering place at 11th Ave, Seattle To link to this announcement, do so at https: Read on below for details. A couple of disparate examples: Or from a different angle, read Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation? The author, professor of psychology Jean Twenge, looks at the effects that smart phones are having on the current generation of youth.
She describes the extent of the changes: But one of the strange aspects of this cultural change is the extent to which it can seem invisible. We get up every morning and it seems a lot like yesterday, and tomorrow will feel a lot like today. Unless we follow the data, or are directly affected by a superstorm, it can seem theoretical, or at best happening to someone else. Cultural and social changes can feel the same way, out there somewhere, in Washington, DC, say. In , a group of us produced 9e2 , a festival of art, science, and technology.
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Judge Craig Mitchell One of the defendants whom Judge Mitchell sentenced to prison approached him after his release. He asked the Judge to visit him at the Midnight Mission homeless shelter where he was living. After the visit, the Judge decided to start a running club. He thought that if he could get few of these men and women into shape and run marathons, the benefits would cross over into their personal lives.
He promises those who stick with the program and stay clean, a free trip to run in an international marathon.
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.
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The Seattle man planned to circumnavigate the world by his own power—by rowboat, by bike, and by foot. He had left behind his wife, his job in software development, and all the comforts of modern life. The dream took seed a decade earlier, while Eruc was looking at a world map. He found himself tracing with his finger a route from Washington, D.
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We believe in cultivating a vibrant community of emerging and experienced Deaf filmmakers, actors, and producers; and welcome any film makers from the Deaf community to participate. The event will take place at Northwest Film Forum. During this three-day festival, you will have opportunities to see various short and feature films by members of your own community! More details are coming soon.
The documentary film exposes Seattle’s involvement with child prostitution. HTAC president, Bailey Disher, and the club’s current leaders Brigid Scannell, Calvin Garrett and Delaney Piper are working hard to ensure continued advocacy on the relevance of this important issue.
There were people who had their dogs off-leash and all of this activity and energy that I had never seen yet in the city. The experience left Martin with many questions. Having been requested by a programmer at NW Film Forum to create a film short about land use, Martin felt certain there was a bigger story to tell. As a result, she returned repeated to the Ramps to Nowhere, in part to photograph a particular image that had captured her attention.
A deciduous tree had grown thick branches around one of the structures, providing a vivid metaphor of the struggle between nature and the abandoned built environment. Photo Credit, Minda Martin. Part of that work meant preserving some of the Ramps Nowhere, construction relics from the R. Thomson Expressway, a major road project which Freeway Revolt activists successfully stopped.
I made this film hoping that young people will see it and be inspired by what citizens accomplished 50 years ago by working together. Thomson Empire Expressway and the Bay Freeway , two major freeway projects that would have displaced thousands of Seattle residents and given the city the dubious distinction of being home to the then densest concentration of freeways in the world in a one mile grid. City of Seattle Comprehensive Plan. But after the construction of I-5, many residents felt uneasy about what this so-called progress would mean for their city and neighborhoods.
It must be noted that both R. Thomson Expressway and Bay Freeway received substantial support before public opinion turned against them.