Alaska Airlines Shorts

Alaska Airlines Shorts

SIFF presents the Alaska Airlines SIFF Channel, an inflight viewing option that showcases an astounding selection of short films from past festivals.

DECEMBER 2019

Colors

d. Cid | France | French | 5 min

A girl discovers a fake world that takes color away from people.

The Hitchhiker

d. Julien Decoin | France | French | 15 min

Emily is on the road to the sea in a car she can't drive, so she picks up drivers to get her there.

Sweater

d. Nick Borenstein | USA | English | 5 min

Corey is having a terrible day, but his new sweater and a trip to the coffee shop just might turn it all around.

Your Mother and I

d. Anna Maguire | Canada, United Kingdom | 14 min

Johnna's parents changed the world. Or so her dad says.

Sherbert Rozencrantz, You're Beautiful

d. Natalie van den Dungen | Australia | English | 11 min

A young girl who is obsessed with her pet guinea pig is suddenly forced to make real friends.

A Sheperd

d. Vern Moen | USA | English | 10 min

A young shepherd in the Willamette Valley of Oregon struggles with the life and death circle of his ancient job in a modern era.

Field Guide to Being a 12-Year-Old Girl

d. Tilda Cobham-Hervey | Australia | English | 20 min

Twelve children provide a study into the creature known as the 12-year-old girl.

Zu

d. Julien Aveque, Victor HeĢrault | France | French | 8 min

Dr. Paul Chanouis likes to have a little fun with his patients, except one.

We the Economy: This Won't Hurt a Bit

d. Mary Harron | USA | English | 8 min

A patient goes to the hospital for a migraine, unaware of the costs his visit will incur. He soon finds out what it means to get unaffordable care.

We the Economy: Fed Head

d. Catherine Hardwicke | USA | English | 8 min

When Rob Rafaelson awakes with amnesia right before a big press conference, he must be reminded of what the Federal Reserve is using children's toys.

FEATURES

Jacob, Mimmi and the Talking Dogs

d. Edmunds Jansons | Latvia | Latvian | 70 min

Will an imaginative boy, his know-it-all girl cousin and a pack of talking dogs save their romantic neighborhood from unwelcome change?

Gordon & Paddy

d. Linda Hambäck | Sweden | Swedish | 65 min

Police chief Gordon is about to retire and he needs to find a new assistant. Is Paddy-a clever mouse with a great sense of smell-the right candidate?

Automata

d. Van Alan | USA | English | 52 min

In a sci-fi noir version of New York, a hard-boiled detective sets out to solve the murder of a wealthy businessman with his robot sidekick.

JANUARY 2020

El Gran Libro

d. Mounia Akl, Neto Villalobos | Lebanon | Arabic | 20 min

When hungover fisherman Bassem wakes up by the lake shore, his sister Youmna, who he hasn't seen for 12 years, is there ... with a coffin.

Horn

d. Ghasideh Golmakani | Iran | Persian | 8 min

An Iranian lady tries to find a place to park her car in Tehran to be on time for a business appointment.

Hoop Dreamin'

d. Nick Brooks | USA | English | 6 min

Out of school on summer break, 8-year-old Tariq learns the powerful lesson about hard work and sacrifice.

Minor

d. Brian Hutson | USA | English | 10 min

On the cusp of finishing high school, Trevor must bring his best friend back from the brink of doing something terrible.

The Right Ingredients

d. Brendan McDonnell | USA | English | 3 min

An inventive young chef perfects his new tasting menu.

Keep it Light

d. Malika Pellicioli | Switzerland | French | 20 min

When Beibhinn, a young American woman, meets Côme during her trip to Switzerland, it's love at first sight.

FIFO

d. Sacha Ferbus, Jeremy Puffet | Belgium | French | 13 min

When management institutes a new policy at the supermarket where he works, it creates an ethical conflict for Stephan.

Frog

d. Dani Johnson | USA | English | 7 min

A young girl growing up in East Texas struggles to maintain her innocence as she watches her parent's marriage fall apart.

FEATURES

Jacob, Mimmi and the Talking Dogs

d. Edmunds Jansons | Latvia | Latvian | 70 min

Will an imaginative boy, his know-it-all girl cousin and a pack of talking dogs save their romantic neighborhood from unwelcome change?

Automata

d. Van Alan | USA | English | 52 min

In a sci-fi noir version of New York, a hard-boiled detective sets out to solve the murder of a wealthy businessman with his robot sidekick.

Children of the Arctic

d. Nick Brandestini | Switzerland | English, Inupiaq | 92 m in

Five native Alaskan teenagers strive to find balance between the modern world and their traditional way of life.