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Vanishing Seattle Presents: We Are Reckless
"Vanishing Seattle Presents: We are Reckless" intimately documents the bittersweet final month of the last family-owned video store in Seattle, Reckless Video. Through poignant interviews with the former owner, employees, and loyal customers, the documentary captures the deep love and appreciation for the store, physical media, and the vibrant sense of community it fostered.
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Neighborhood explores the connections between gentrification and settler colonialism in the historically Black neighborhood of Hilltop in Tacoma, WA.
I Empower As A Mother
An activist, a bookshop owner, a mother reflecting on the challenges of modern living in Vancouver during these unprecedented times.
this is concrete
The body becomes architecture in the iconic abandoned military bunkers of Fort Worden National Park as personal and geographical histories are interwoven in this genre-bending dance.
Vanishing Seattle: Queer the Land
After witnessing countless friends and family lose everything to gentrification and displacement, a group of longtime Seattle activists form an organization dedicated to creating community and affordable housing for Queer and Trans People of Color. Four years later, and in the midst of a global pandemic and historic racial reckoning, Queer the Land is finally able to realize their goal with the purchase of a home in the Beacon Hill neighborhood; but soon discover the myriad barriers that lie in their wake. Vanishing Seattle: Queer the Land is the story of a changing neighborhood, a tenacious community, and an unwavering dream.
Hi Crime - "Barefoot Pretender"
A folk rock mini-odyssey, the music video for Seattle band Hi Crime's "Barefoot Pretender" follows the band as they traverse woods, streams, and the Salish Sea before arriving at a grandiose stone structure which transports them to somewhere unknown.
Good Night and Good Duck
On the night of its ten-year anniversary and closing party, patrons and staff of Seattle dive Speckled and Drake reminisce on the good times they shared.

These love letters to the people and places of the PNW profile community gathering places – dive bars, video stores, bookstores, and queer co-ops from the San Juans to Hilltop – that make our region special. (76 min TRT)

Watch this program in person at NWFF, Sep. 23 at 4pm. VIRTUAL, IN-PERSON, and HYBRID (virtual AND in-person) Festival Passes and Individual Tickets are available!

⚠️ Please note: NWFF patrons will be required to wear masks that cover both nose and mouth while in the building. Disposable masks are available at the door for those who need them. We are not currently checking vaccination cards. Read full Covid policies here.

December 18th, 2022 marks the closing party and 10 year anniversary for Speckled and Drake, a Seattle dive bar loved by many self-proclaimed freaks and weirdos. This intimate and bittersweet documentary follows patrons and staff alike as they commiserate over what made this bar such a special place to work, drink, and make friends.

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  • Runtime
    12 minutes
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  • Country
    United States
  • Premiere
    Seattle Premiere
  • Director
    Colbe Schicatano