Beautiful Boy stars Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, and Maura Tierney. Based on the memoir “Beautiful Boy” by David Sheff and “Tweak” by his son, Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.
Are you Male or Female? For the four fearless young transgender adults featured in the film this is not a simple question. These four defy societal norms to be their true selves and become more visible. No transition is easy, but for some it is easier than for others. BECOMING MORE VISIBLE seeks to help ignite the awareness and understanding needed to put an end to the discrimination of transgender young adults worldwide – to encourage society to see these young people for who they are today, not how they were born or choose to identify.
On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, join us at the Gold Town Nickelodeon for a showcase of the best in independent film from around the Pacific Rim!
$8 advance / $10 at the door
Short Circuit, currently the only Pacific Rim film festival in the world, is presented annually by CineVic Society of Independent Filmmakers on Lekwungen Territory in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. We screen work from over 30 countries around the world, and this year we’re going back to our #PNW roots with an eight-stop tour across the Pacific Northwest! This first-ever tour showcases a diversity of artists with nine exceptional short films that highlight regional intersections between land, air, water, and people.
To learn more, visit ShortCircuitFilmFestival.com
The Juneau-Douglas City Museum will also be screening the short film entitled Sayéik by Luke Holton and hosting a panel discussion on place names at the Goldtown Theater on Wednesday, November 28th at 6:30pm. Sayéik is a student research film that examines historical events of colonization in Southeast Alaska. By illustrating the relationship between native and non-native communities throughout the 20th century, the documentary aims to celebrate the early success of place name revitalization projects across the state