Local filmmakers make a timely movie about isolation

Growing up in Edmonds, Brandon “Banjo” Tiehen and his childhood friend Neo King began their movie careers at 12, using a family camcorder. Now, joined by a cohort of former high school friends, they’ve produced a short film. Called Shaded, the movie was shot locally, primarily at Lynnwood’s Wilcox Park and Edmonds Community College. “It’s…

Edmonds Theater says it’s closing ‘indefinitely’ beginning March 20

Given the current uncertainly about movie releases in light of COVID-10, the Edmonds Theater announced on its Facebook page that it will be closing “indefinitely” beginning Friday, March 20. “Mulan” has been postponed indefinitely. James Bond has been moved from April to November. “Fast & Furious 9” has been pushed from May to next year….

Reminder: Women’s film festival set for Edmonds CC March 8 canceled

A reminder that the Sunday, March 8 LUNAFEST film festival, a fundraiser for Girls on the Run of Snohomish County, has been canceled. The annual film festival — dedicated to championing women filmmakers and bringing women together in their communities — had been scheduled for Edmonds Community College’s Black Box Theatre. However, the college Thursday…

ECA to screen 1926 ‘The Adventures of Prince Achmed’ March 14

The Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) on Saturday, March 14 will screen The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926), a silent film with live score performed by Miles & Karina. Created by 23-year-old teacher Lotte Reiniger, a German film director and the foremost pioneer of silhouette animation, the film is the oldest existing animated feature,…

Sno-King Meaningful Movies to show ‘Paris to Pittsburgh’ Saturday, Jan. 11.

Sno-King Meaningful Movies will screen the movie Paris to Pittsburgh at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11. When President Trump declared after withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement that he represents Pittsburgh, not Paris, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto responded that his city is honoring the agreement.  “This film celebrates how cities and towns across America are developing solutions…

Edmonds Library Dec. 26 to show movie matinee of ‘Lion King’

The Edmonds Library will present a movie matinee featuring the 2019 movie Lion King,from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26. In addition to the movie, there will be snacks for the whole family. The storyline: A young lion returns to reclaim the throne that was stolen from him and his father by his treacherous and fratricidal…

‘CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion’ launches Diversity Film Series Oct. 19

The Edmonds Diversity Film Series begins its third season at noon Saturday, Oct. 19 with a screening of CinemAbility: The Art of Inclusion at the Edmonds Theater. All film screenings will be offered free to the public and are scheduled for the third Saturdays of the month, October through April (except December). Each screening presents…

‘A Wrinkle In Time’ Aug. 2 for Edmonds outdoor movie nite

A Wrinkle in Time (PG) is the outdoor movie offering from the Edmonds Parks and Recreation Department this Friday, Aug. 2 at the Frances Anderson playfield, 700 Main St. Edmonds. The movie, which will be played with captions, begins after dusk, at approximately 9 p.m. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Vendors will be present.  

‘1500 Miles’ featuring Edmonds woman honored by two film festivals

A film chronicling the accomplishments of 27-year-old amputee/ultratriathlete Nicole Ver Kuilen of Edmonds has been honored by two leading film festivals, the Sonoma International Film Festival and Taos Shortz Film Festival. In the film 1500 Miles, Ver Kuilen and a support team of three additional women completed a two-month, 1,500-mile triathlon from Northern Washington to Southern…

Sno-King Meaningful Movies to show ‘Reversing Roe’ March 9

Sno-King Meaningful Movies presents, “Reversing Roe,” a film that chronicles the history of abortion from various points of view, as well as the state campaigns to restrict access to abortions in the wake of the historic Supreme Court decision. The film will be shown on Saturday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m., at the Edmonds Unitarian…

Edmonds CC Bee Club to show ‘Flight of the Butterflies’ Feb. 21

Curious about the longest known insect migration on Earth? The Edmonds Community College Bee Club and Green Team is hosting a screening of Flight of the Butterflies on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Black Box Theatre. The documentary follows a butterfly monarch leading her family on a perilous, 2,000 kilometer journey from Mexico to Canada….

Reminder: Edmonds Diversity Commission Film Series presents ‘Bully’ Jan. 19

“Bully” is the next free film screening in the Edmonds Diversity Film Series, set for Saturday, Jan. 19 at noon. “Bully” is a poignant and insightful film that examines five cases of youths who endure vicious persecution at the hands of their peers. Ja’meye, 14, winds up in reform school after pulling a gun on…

Reminder: Sno-King Meaningful Movies screening ‘Chasing Coral’ Jan. 12

Sno-King Meaningful Movies will start the new year Saturday, Jan. 12 with a film filled with beautiful underwater shots of coral reefs and their inhabitants. From the group’s announcement: Coral reefs are the nursery for all life in the oceans, a remarkable ecosystem that sustains us. Yet with carbon emissions warming the seas, a phenomenon…

U.S. view of Palestine topic of Sno-King Meaning Movies Nov. 10 film

Sno-King Meaningful Movies presents The Occupation of the American Mind as its Nov.10 film, screening at 6:30 pm at the Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 8109 224th St. S.W., Edmonds. From the Meaningful Movies announcement: Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory and blockade of the Gaza strip have triggered a backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in…

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Reminder: Sno-King Meaningful Movies presents ‘Reinventing Power’ Oct. 13

Sno-King Meaningful Movies and the Sierra Club will hold a special screening of “Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom” on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 – 224th St. S.W., Edmonds. From the event announcement: Critically, “Reinventing Power” underscores the notion that we don’t have to sacrifice jobs for a clean environment. Supporting…

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Reminder: Sno-King Meaningful Movies presents ‘Reinventing Power’ Oct. 13

Sno-King Meaningful Movies and the Sierra Club will hold a special screening of “Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom” on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 – 224th St. S.W., Edmonds. From the event announcement: Critically, “Reinventing Power” underscores the notion that we don’t have to sacrifice jobs for a clean environment….

Reminder: Edmonds CC rolls out the red carpet for Seattle Latino Film Festival Oct. 12

Edmonds Community College will roll out the red carpet Oct. 12 as a host of the Seattle Latino Film Festival (SLFF) for an evening of films in Spanish (English subtitles), and a question-and-answer with the cast and directors. Each October, SLFF celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month and selects a different country to showcase. This year’s week-long…