"Made in Seattle: Homegrown Documentaries"
Indie music lovers, reformed juvenile delinquents, off-the-grid hippies and a mixed race woman searching for identity are just some of the compelling characters you'll meet during the inaugural SEEDArts Cinema Series, Made in Seattle: Homegrown Documentaries. The two-day series, April 5 & 6, is comprised of four dynamic, award-winning, locally made documentaries to be screened at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center, 3515 S Alaska St. Each film will be followed by a community conversation with the filmmakers and moderated by Rustin Thompson, The Restless Critic. Admission to the cinema series is $5 per film or $15 for a series pass at the door. Please visit our site for complete schedule information and updates.
The cinema series opens on Friday, April 5 at 7pm with a screening of A Lot Like You, in which Rainier Valley based filmmaker Eliaichi Kimaro, a mixed-race, first-generation American with a Tanzanian father and Korean mother, travels to Tanzania in search of identity. Eliaichi Kimaro will attend.
The Series continues on Saturday, April 6, with a matinee and an evening double feature. At 3 pm, Minor Differences by director Heather Dew Oaksen, chronicles the eighteen-year journey of five former juvenile offenders from their mid-teens to adulthood. Several of the youth hail from Southeast Seattle and will attend with the Director. Back to the Garden: Flower Power Comes Full Circle screens at 5pm. Filmmaker Kevin Tomlinson and producer Judy Kaplan will attend. The series concludes with Welcome to Doe Bay at 7 pm. This film chronicles how innovative, resourceful and creative individuals can band together to create a truly unique musical experience. Producer Sarah Crowe will be in attend.
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