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Opening Night Schedule
Friday April 9th
8pm - 1am

Jewel Box Theater
2320 2nd Ave.
(206) 441-5823 | $6 (21+)

8:00 pm
Independent Exposure

Returns to Seattle for a 9th season to present a selection of short films programmed by Microcinema International. (click here for the full IE schedule.)

9:30 pm
Fight Flicks
Riffs on martial arts programmed by Wes Kim, Director of Northwest Asian American Film Festival 2004.

F. Chong Rutherford
Showdown 12:30
An experimental kung-fu-comedy tribute to the films of the Shaw Brothers and Yuen Woo Ping.

Tran Quoc Bao
Carmen's Virtue 27:00
Carmen witnesses a kidnapping and seeks comfort from her less-than-willing boyfriend Kai.

Wes Kim
Why it's a Good Thing 3:00
...that not all Asians know martial arts.

10:30 pm
Desert Impression

Antithesis 10:00
A film by Kenny Reed shot on Utah's Great Salt Flats.

Burned By The Sun 7:00
A film by Blake Panton & Ted Grudowski shot in 3D on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Music by Greg Bowman and Scott Noegel.

Valley Of Burning (Gai Hinnom) 5:00
A film by Ted Grudowski & Blake Panton shot in 3D on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Music by Robin Guthrie (from Cocteau Twins).

11:00 pm
The Now Device
Immersive visual projections from former members of with manipulated electronic music provided by NDCV.

11:30 pm
Musical Performance
SOFT (from Kyoto, Japan)
High-speed, slow-motion music combined with The Now Device's scratch cinema -- resulting in what Shimizu, SOFT's altruistic guitar player, describes as: "Moments of looking-up through dry winter air there lies Mt. Fuji...going between this place and that."

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