Undependent Events in Seattle and Beyond


Surface Waves

Screens 28 November in Sydney, Australia at the 7th Wordless International Short Film Festival.

Choreography and dance by Carolyn Pavlik. Original soundtrack by Robin Guthrie.



Surface Waves - a film by Reed O'Beirne


Phantom Limbs

PHANTOM LIMBS, a new film by Reed O'Beirne, won the prize for Best Experimental Film at the Oaxaca FilmFest in October.

Created by animating MRI scans, PHANTOM LIMBS peers deeply into the physical body to conjure inner space as an enveloping world of light breaking upon the mind.

Set to music by Seattle band, St. Kilda.



Phantom Limbs


Last of Our Kind

Now available for purchase on iTunes and Amazon.com.

The memory of a lost love is transformed into a ritualistic incantation of longing.

Starring Emma Jones, Scott Plusquellec & Mark Harlow. Original music by Robin Guthrie. Directed by Reed O'Beirne.

More info.



Last of Our Kind - now on iTunes

Some Other Past Events:

Odds and Ends

On Tue 28 July, Portland's Karl Lind brought his Odds and Ends screening series to Seattle. Presented by EXcinema

Films by: Kurtis Hough, Jason America, Ian Lucero, Sam Pirnak, Carl Diehl, Miles Sprietsma and more.

Grand Illusion Cinema
1403 NE 50th St.
Seattle, WA 98105
(28 July 7pm)


Odds and Ends

Crossroads Seattle

On 16 June at NWFF, EXcinema presented short films concerning: a Jesse Bernstein performance from the 80's, indigenous histories, a great fire, frontier justice, an imploding stadium, a notorious bathhouse, a political victory for the people over the WTO. Works by Jon Behrens, Drew Christie, Salise Hughes, Britta Johnson, Georg Koszulinski, Reed O'Beirne, Tracy Rector, and more.

Tue. 16 June 7pm
Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122


Jesse Bernstein


An international art, film and technology festival presented contemporary artists who expand the language of cinema. Entirely organized and curated by Anne Couillaud and Julia Fryet.

6 May to 7 June, 2015
In various locations around Seattle.
More info


Blackbox Festival

Georg Koszulinski

On 12 May, experimental non-fiction filmmaker, Georg Koszulinski, presented a collection of recent work -- featuring visions of American landscapes, orphaned 16mm home movies, ghosts, lawnmowers, roadside dinosaurs, the faces of men carved into mountains, chainsaws, and children culminate into a cross-temporal collage of American mythos. An EXcinema event.

At the Grand Illusion Cinema, 1403 NE 50th St., Seattle, WA 98105
(12 May 7pm)


Georg Koszulinski

EXcinema 28 April

28 April featured a collection of contemporary experimental, surreal and emerging short films from local and national filmmakers including: Adam Sekuler, Caryn Cline, Eric Ostrowski, Jennifer Hillman, Kate Lain, Linda Fenstermaker, Luke Sieczek, Reed O'Beirne, Salise Hughes, Sofia Cordova, and Ted Grudowski.

At the Grand Illusion Cinema, 1403 NE 50th St., Seattle, WA 98105 (28 April 7pm)


EXcinema Seattle

Roger Beebe

EXcinema welcomed traveling filmmaker Roger Beebe on 29 March to the Grand Illusion. A variety of his films were presented in multiple formats from super8/16mm to experimental karaoke.

Roger also screened a multi-film-projector show at the Northwest Film Forum the day before.


EXcinema Seattle

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