At my most recent Council committee meetng, I screened the Oscar winning film Undefeated, by Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin. Set against the backdrop of a high school football season, it’s an intimate chronicle of three underprivileged student-athletes from inner-city Memphis and the volunteer coach trying to help them beat the odds on and off the field.[More]
Councilmembers Nick Licata and Bruce Harrell along with Council President Richard Conlin sit down with host Brian Callanan for a lively discussion of City issues.
Check out the film Glacial Balance, which was screened during my Sept. 28th City Council committee meeting. The film, by Ethan Steinman, is a documentary on the Andean glaciers and the lives of those who depend on them for survival. Although those glaciers are far away, they portend climate changes Seattle cannot escape.
This afternoon’s committee meeting marks the beginning of a new tradition: every second committee meeting of the month will now begin with the screening of a film excerpt, relevant to issues discussed at committee. Today, three shorts by Seattle animator Webster Crowell titled “Last Call” will be featured. Each film utilizes recordings of street sounds [...][More]