From the opening shot of Krisha, this month’s First Friday Art Film offering from the Vashon Film Society, the viewer gets the feeling of being dragged by a locomotive that’s about to go off the tracks.
Vashon Film Society presents Academy Award nominated “Anomalisa,” a quirky animated tale from the fertile imagination of writer-director Charlie Kaufman, on Friday, April 1 at 9:30 pm at the Vashon Theatre.
The Vashon Land Trust will present a free showing of the movie “Return of the River” the story of the Elwha River dam removal and habitat restoration near Port Angeles, Washington. The movie will play at the Vashon Theater on March 22nd from 5:30 – 8:00 PM
Have you been longing to watch films that are more like short stories than like novels? Are you fascinated by the homemade high quality video production made possible by recent technology developments? The Sixty Second Film Festival is for you.
Limited Partnership uncovers the often untold history of the activism that has led us to a historical point, as the Supreme Court imminently is set to rule on same-sex marriage. The film chronicles the 40-year love story between Filipino American Richard Adams and his Australian husband.
Please join us in this fundraising event for Rj’s Kids. Prior to the start of the movie Alex Echevarria, a East Asian scholar and black belt Kenpo Master, will speak about the history of China’s most popular and ancient story of the Monkey King. Funds raised from this event will sponsor a co-operative and interactive community dinner.
The Homestreach follows three remarkable homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a more stable future. Each of these smart, resilient teenagers – Roque, Kasey, and Anthony – challenge stereotypes of homelessness as they work to complete their education while coping with the trauma of being alone and abandoned at an early age.
Things are looking bleak for the members of rock band Tennis Pro. They’ve been struggling to connect to an audience in the Seattle music scene, with a recent run of shows drawing sparse crowds and uninspiring day jobs that are quickly eclipsing their dreams.
Woman’s Way Red Lodge brings another documentary to the big screen as part of its Women’s Film Series. Tuesday, March 24th, 6 PM at the Vashon Theatre, “Daughters of the Niger Delta” will show everyday life in the Delta, filmed and told by the women who live there.
Community Cinema Vashon, presented by the Independent Television Service (ITVS), Independent Lens, and Voice of Vashon (www.voiceofvashon.org) is excited to offer a screening of American Denial, a film by Llewellyn Smith, Christine Herbes-Sommers, and Kelly Thomson.
Hollywood, 1927: the silent-film romantic team of Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) and Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) is the toast of Tinseltown. While Lockwood and Lamont personify smoldering passions onscreen, in real life the down-to-earth Lockwood can’t stand the egotistical, brainless Lina.
A Path Appears:Breaking the Cycle of Poverty goes to the USA, Colombia, and Haiti to reveal the incredible adversity faced every day by millions of women and girls, while also presenting glimpses of hope and change. From the team that brought you the groundbreaking Half the Sky:
The Vashon Senior Center is presenting an exclusive Vashon showing of the award winning music therapy documentary “Alive Inside” along with hosts GreenTech and the Vashon Theatre. This groundbreaking movie is sweeping the nation with sold out performances.
Vashon Film Society presents the Vashon Family Film Festival on Saturday, November 22 from 12 noon to 2:15 pm. The afternoon of live action and animated short films is brought to the Vashon Theatre every year by Northwest Film Forum’s Liz Shepherd.
This is the season when Vashon’s home-bound salmon return to their natal streams. Coho and chum salmon swim up Judd, Shinglemill, Christensen, and Fisher Creeks to spawn and die, leaving their eggs in the gravel to start a new generation.
Vashon Theatre would like to thank the community of Vashon as well as the members of Island Greentech for two great years of Digital Projection. Following on the heels of last year’s screening of the 1948 Oscar Winning Best Picture “Gentlemen’s Agreement”, we will be showing the 1949 Oscar Winning Best Picture “Hamlet”.