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.

JUNE

The Devil Needs a Fix
d. Ian Ebright | USA | 2017 | 10 min 
A reporter's interview with the devil will be his big break - if everything goes as planned.

The Stunt Manual 
d. Ben Fernández  | Spain | 2016 | 9 min
Ben's new 1968 Mustang is about to turn both his life and the whole LAPD upside down.

Taboule
d. Richard García | Spain | 2012 | 4 min
Two men on a roof eating lunch argue who trusts whom more-a story about secret codes.

Sacred Monster
d. Jean-Claude Rozec | France | 2010 | 10 min
Born accidentally among ducks, a gentle dragon becomes a media star when he ventures into the urban jungle and encounters humans.

A Shepherd
d. Vern Moen | USA | 2016 | 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.

The King in the Ring
d. Heather Hillstrom | USA | 2016 | 11 min
Through a documentary lens, this drama follows an underground boxing ring where participants pay to fight a man who looks like Jesus Christ.

Spooners
d. Bryan Horch | USA | 2013 | 14 min
When a gay couple goes shopping for a new mattress, their sleeping together becomes a hilarious matter of opinion.

Hearts and Minds: The Story of the Civil Marriage Collaborative
d. David Lewis | USA | 2015 | 18 min
The untold, emotional story of how philanthropic activists made history by changing hearts and minds to help advance marriage equality in America.

We the Economy: The Ebola Economy
d. Morgan Spurlock | USA | 2016 | 7 min
The recent outbreak of Ebola is devastating but it can still be traced back to one isolated tragedy.

We the Economy: Lemonade War
d. Ramin Bahrani | USA | 2016 | 7 min
Jerry runs his big business lemonade stand to much success until ten-year-old Addie opens her own stand across the street. Competition equals war.

Feature Presentation

Big Sonia
d. Leah Warshawski, Todd Soliday | USA | 2016 | 90 min
A laugh-out-loud-funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry, this poignant story shows the power of truth-telling to heal us all.

Children of the Arctic 
d. Nick Brandestini | Switzerland | 2014 | 92 min
Five native Alaskan teenagers strive to find balance between the modern world and their traditional way of life.

JULY

Microworld
d. Lina Crespo | Colombia | 2016 | 7 min
Even in the middle of the city, there are many fascinating creatures just below our feet. 

Wheels, Strips, and Lollipops
d. Maria Medel | Spain | 2010 | 8 min
Hugo is happy playing with his tricycle. Until he meets Carol, for whom he will do anything to impress.

My Father's Tools
d. Heather Condo | Canada | 2016 | 7 min
A man continues to produce woven baskets in the tradition of his father before him.

Defend the Sacred
d. Kyle Bell | USA | 2016 | 17 min
An inside look into the heart and soul of indigenous people that stood in solidarity at Standing Rock.

Nutag-Homeland
d. Alisi Telengut | Canada | 2016 | 6 min
A non-narrative hand-painted visual poem about ideas of diaspora, homeland, and the tragic mass-deportations of the Kalmyk people during WWII.

First Contact
d. Steven Paul Judd, Ryan Redcorn | USA | 2015 | 2 min
Two Indigenous fellows debate whether to let visitors from across the big water come ashore.

Reviens Moi
d. Tracy Rector | USA | 2012 | 11 min
A young man wakes to a profound memory from his past, which ignites a yearning for his childhood sweetheart.

Sasquatch and the Girl
d. Trevor Jones | USA | 2010 | 3 min
Russell Means shares the legend of the Sasquatch and why he went into hiding.

Eagle Bone
d. Tracy Rector | USA | 2016 | 5 min
Through freestyle spoken word and lush PNW scenery, this raw, point-of-view documentary brings viewers into a journey of remembrance and reflection.

We the Economy: Your Tax Dollars at Work
d. Barbara Kopple | USA | 2016 | 5 min
Uncle Sam takes a cut of our earnings every April. But what does he spend our hard-earned money on? The answers will truly surprise you.

We the Economy: A Bee's Invoice: The Hidden Value in Nature
d. Adrian Grenier | USA | 2016 | 6 min
Uncover the hidden value of natural capital in the measurement of our economy.

Feature Presentation

Big Sonia 
d. Leah Warshawski, Todd Soliday | USA | 2016 | 90 min
A laugh-out-loud-funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry, this poignant story shows the power of truth-telling to heal us all.