PROJECT VIEWFINDER Premiere

We are so proud of the PROJECT VIEWFINDER premiere screening on May 1. Thank you to everyone that showed up to support the filmmakers and view the amazing stories they shared.

We asked everyone who attended to share their thoughts with us after the event. Of the 255 people who came, 58% said the experience of coming and the film exceeded their expectations. 72% of the audience felt that homeless people can make powerful films and 84% thought that projects like this are of great value to the community.

 

Didn’t get to see PROJECT VIEWFINDER? Watch it online here.

PROJECT VIEWFINDER part 2

Were you unable to attend the PROJECT VIEWFINDER premiere screening on May 1st?

Well, not to worry! It’s now available to view online!

 

Let us know what you think:

Please click here to answer a few quick questions about your experience watching this film.
Receiving feedback is important to help us show our funders the value of this work. Thank you for your support.

PROJECT VIEWFINDER part 1

Were you unable to attend the PROJECT VIEWFINDER premiere screening on May 1st?

Well, not to worry! It’s now available to view online!

Click here to continue watching part 2

Let us know what you think:

Please click here to answer a few quick questions about your experience watching this film.
Receiving feedback is important to help us show our funders the value of this work. Thank you for your support.

Project Viewfinder Sneak Peek #6: DAVID: Reading

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On Wednesday, May 1 at 6p.m., we celebrate the creative spirit and artistic achievements of a group of young adults who have spent the last several months participating in Project Viewfinder, a School of Film community outreach project conducted with the help of New Avenues for Youth, p:ear, Outside In, and the Bud Clark Commons Media Project. Mentored by lead faculty member Bushra Azzouz and supporting instructors, these youth have worked in front of and behind the camera to find their voices as media makers, sharing personal stories about the struggles of homelessness and the transitions they are now trying to make to lives of hope, joy, and self-sufficiency. Together, the works are a poignant reflection on an often overlooked and misunderstood aspect of community vitality and livability. (80 mins.)

 

DAVID: Reading (Project Viewfinder Excerpt) from NW Film Center School of Film on Vimeo.

Many of the youth filmmakers will be in attendance. Join us for a pre-film reception at 5 p.m. in the Andree Stevens Room, adjacent to the Whitsell Auditorium.  For more info, click here.

Free admission.

Project Viewfinder Sneak Peek #5: ANTWOINE: Two Men

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On Wednesday, May 1 at 6p.m., we celebrate the creative spirit and artistic achievements of a group of young adults who have spent the last several months participating in Project Viewfinder, a School of Film community outreach project conducted with the help of New Avenues for Youth, p:ear, Outside In, and the Bud Clark Commons Media Project. Mentored by lead faculty member Bushra Azzouz and supporting instructors, these youth have worked in front of and behind the camera to find their voices as media makers, sharing personal stories about the struggles of homelessness and the transitions they are now trying to make to lives of hope, joy, and self-sufficiency. Together, the works are a poignant reflection on an often overlooked and misunderstood aspect of community vitality and livability. (80 mins.)

 

ANTWOINE: Two Men (Project Viewfinder Excerpt) from NW Film Center School of Film on Vimeo.

Many of the youth filmmakers will be in attendance. Join us for a pre-film reception at 5 p.m. in the Andree Stevens Room, adjacent to the Whitsell Auditorium.  For more info, click here.

Free admission.

Project Viewfinder Filmmakers: Meet Rex

RexPROJECT VIEWFINDER is an outreach effort of the School of Film that teaches the tools of filmmaking to young adults transitioning from homelessness to self-sufficiency. Working with lead faculty member Bushra Azzouz and supporting filmmakers, participants create short films to help educate the community about this timely issue.

Click here to meet all of the filmmakers.

Join us for an evening of poignant short films about the myths and realities of homelessness created by young adults transitioning from struggle to self-sufficiency.  Mentored by Northwest Film Center faculty for the last three months, the youth have worked in front of and behind the camera to tell these personal stories of struggle and hope for the future.  Many of the young filmmakers will be in attendance to reflect on their experience and take questions from the audience.

Wednesday, May 1, 6 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
FREE ADMISSION

Project Viewfinder Sneak Peek #4: JOHN: First 24 Hours

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On Wednesday, May 1 at 6p.m., we celebrate the creative spirit and artistic achievements of a group of young adults who have spent the last several months participating in Project Viewfinder, a School of Film community outreach project conducted with the help of New Avenues for Youth, p:ear, Outside In, and the Bud Clark Commons Media Project. Mentored by lead faculty member Bushra Azzouz and supporting instructors, these youth have worked in front of and behind the camera to find their voices as media makers, sharing personal stories about the struggles of homelessness and the transitions they are now trying to make to lives of hope, joy, and self-sufficiency. Together, the works are a poignant reflection on an often overlooked and misunderstood aspect of community vitality and livability. (80 mins.)

JOHN: First 24 Hours (Project Viewfinder Excerpt) from NW Film Center School of Film on Vimeo.

Many of the youth filmmakers will be in attendance. Join us for a pre-film reception at 5 p.m. in the Andree Stevens Room, adjacent to the Whitsell Auditorium.  For more info, click here.

Free admission.

Project Viewfinder Filmmakers: Meet Antwoine

AntwoinePROJECT VIEWFINDER is an outreach effort of the School of Film that teaches the tools of filmmaking to young adults transitioning from homelessness to self-sufficiency. Working with lead faculty member Bushra Azzouz and supporting filmmakers, participants create short films to help educate the community about this timely issue.

Click here to meet all of the filmmakers.

Join us for an evening of poignant short films about the myths and realities of homelessness created by young adults transitioning from struggle to self-sufficiency.  Mentored by Northwest Film Center faculty for the last three months, the youth have worked in front of and behind the camera to tell these personal stories of struggle and hope for the future.  Many of the young filmmakers will be in attendance to reflect on their experience and take questions from the audience.

Wednesday, May 1, 6 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
FREE ADMISSION

Project Viewfinder Sneak Peek #3: STONE: At Home

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On Wednesday, May 1 at 6p.m., we celebrate the creative spirit and artistic achievements of a group of young adults who have spent the last several months participating in Project Viewfinder, a School of Film community outreach project conducted with the help of New Avenues for Youth, p:ear, Outside In, and the Bud Clark Commons Media Project. Mentored by lead faculty member Bushra Azzouz and supporting instructors, these youth have worked in front of and behind the camera to find their voices as media makers, sharing personal stories about the struggles of homelessness and the transitions they are now trying to make to lives of hope, joy, and self-sufficiency. Together, the works are a poignant reflection on an often overlooked and misunderstood aspect of community vitality and livability. (80 mins.)

STONE: At Home (Project Viewfinder Excerpt) from NW Film Center School of Film on Vimeo.

Many of the youth filmmakers will be in attendance. Join us for a pre-film reception at 5 p.m. in the Andree Stevens Room, adjacent to the Whitsell Auditorium.  For more info, click here.

Free admission.

Project Viewfinder Filmmakers: Meet Jo’Vannie

Jo'Vannie

PROJECT VIEWFINDER is an outreach effort of the School of Film that teaches the tools of filmmaking to young adults transitioning from homelessness to self-sufficiency. Working with lead faculty member Bushra Azzouz and supporting filmmakers, participants create short films to help educate the community about this timely issue.

Click here to meet all of the filmmakers.

Join us for an evening of poignant short films about the myths and realities of homelessness created by young adults transitioning from struggle to self-sufficiency.  Mentored by Northwest Film Center faculty for the last three months, the youth have worked in front of and behind the camera to tell these personal stories of struggle and hope for the future.  Many of the young filmmakers will be in attendance to reflect on their experience and take questions from the audience.

Wednesday, May 1, 6 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
FREE ADMISSION