Tag: film

Capital Funding, Film & Poetry

July 17th, 2013

Apply for capital funds; hooray for film!; poetry for the head and the heart.

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Nothing Against Life

July 1st, 2013

There is a suicide every 18 minutes in the United States, one every 30 seconds in the world.

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Poetry, Film & Committee Meetings

April 9th, 2012

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.

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City Inside/Out: October Council Edition

October 13th, 2011

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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.

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Film Forum – Glacial Balance

September 29th, 2011

Special Post
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.

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Committee meetings to begin with films

July 28th, 2010

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 […]

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