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21st annual Spokane International Film Festival | Feb 1 - 8, 2019

US and Canada Shorts

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February 4 @ 3:00 pm
The Magic Lantern Theater

Tickets are $10.00

Online Tickets are sold out. Tickets may be available at the door pending pass holder demand.

US and Canada / 82 min. / Short Films

A wide variety of short films from across the U.S. and Canada.

The Ragman – A Hobo’s Story Untold


USA / 16min

Directed by Cy Dodson

This character-driven film tells the untold tale of The Ragman – the storyteller, the vagabond, but most importantly the songwriter, willing to unearth an entire lyrical catalog of his documented past.

The Devil Needs a Fix

USA / 10min

Directed by Ian Ebright

An ambivalent reporter will get a big break if his interview with the Devil goes as planned.



Canada / 14min

Directed by Joy Webster

A young boy struggles to accept the death of his mother while his sister copes through violence.


USA / 12min

Directed by Mari Walker

As summer draws to a close, a young trans girl finds freedom in a secret midnight swim.

It’s Just a Gun

USA / 14min

Directed by Brian Robau

Imagine in the life time of a gun all the hands it passes through. It’s Just A Gun is just one chapter in that story. When a young boy named Gabe finds a .38 caliber Smith & Wesson revolver, it will set in motion a series of events that will change him forever.

The CurtainThe Curtain

Canada / 17min

Directed by Crystal Lowe

Two hospitalized strangers develop an unlikely friendship by revealing painful, intimate details about their lives through the safety and anonymity of the room’s curtain divider.

This Place Called Nuka: Courting Adventure in Wild Alaska

USA / 22min

Directed by Dave Weich

Jeff and Angela wanted to have a camping trip that never ended, and to see if they could live off the land. So they dropped out of college to attend the “school of life.”


February 4
3:00 pm
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