The Short Run Comix & Arts Festival is taking place on Saturday, November 4 at Seattle Center, from 11:00am – 6:00pm. This free event is all about showcasing independent artists, writers, and creators.
The Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center will be where the Book Expo is held, and the Vera Project will house all of the programming. There will be spotlights on featured creators, an Animation Tent, a bake sale, screen printing demonstrations, and a life size coloring book mural. There’s also an all-ages after party at the Vera Project from 8:00pm – 11:00pm.
If you are interested in art or publishing, make sure you check out Short Run! There is a full list of exhibitors and programming on the Short Run website. For more information on events on campus and around Seattle, follow the International Education Facebook page.
– Meg Humphrey
Shoreline Community College is proud to be one of the venues for the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF). Shoreline Community College’s opening night reception is Friday, May 26. It will feature The Odyssey (France), which is a stunning biopic of Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau, a pioneer of sea exploration.
Some highlights of the films at Shoreline Community College include:
Becoming Who I Was (South Korea). From the SIFF website: “After a Buddhist boy in the highlands of northern India discovers that he is the reincarnation of a centuries-old Tibetan monk, his aging godfather takes him on a journey to discover his past in a beautiful story of faith and unconditional love.”
Woodpeckers (Dominican Republic). From the SIFF website: “This hard-hitting but compassionate prison story from Santo Domingo, shot on location with real inmates, tells the love story between two prisoners in neighboring institutions who communicate through an elaborate sign language known as woodpecking.”
Winnie (France). From the SIFF website: “The absorbing life story of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who fought on the front lines for South African human rights during her husband’s 27-year imprisonment, comes into focus through abundant archival footage and interviews with both her closest friends and those who hoped to silence her.”
Films will be playing all the way through Saturday, June 3rd. You can see the full list of movies playing at Shoreline Community College on the SIFF website, where you can also see the full schedule for all SIFF theaters. Movies are shown in the Shoreline Community College Theatre and tickets are $14 per person, per movie.
– Meg Humphrey