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This program include four (4) short films! Please click through the films on the right to see details about each one.

80° NORTH (Winner - Special Jury Award for Directing)

A group of international artists explore the Arctic island chain of Svalbard. Set against dramatic natural backdrops, the artists share their hopes, fears, and insights on encountering an environment undergoing radical change.

Director's Bio:

Brandon Holmes is a Texas-raised, New York-based filmmaker and photographer. As a documentary editor and post-production assistant, he has worked on projects produced by Alex Gibney, Martin Smith, Marcela Gaviria, and Ric Burns. His interest in how we relate to the natural world has led him to interview scientists in the American Southwest and Pacific Northwest, and artists in the Arctic Circle.

  • Runtime
    15 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Premiere
    Northwest Premiere
  • Rating
    "PG" equivalent
  • Director
    Brandon Holmes
  • Producer
    Brandon Holmes
  • Cast
    Himali Singh Soin, Ren Zi, Amelie Laurence Fortin, Iveta Gabalina
  • Cinematographer
    Brandon Holmes
  • Editor
    Brandon Holmes
  • Sound Design
    Samantha Skinner
  • Music
    Matt Evans