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.

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Through the Haze
d. Kieran Wheeler | Australia | 2017 | 11 min
When a hazing ritual at a construction site goes horribly wrong, things quickly spiral out of control.

Penelope
d. Heta Jaalinoja | Estonia | 2017 | 5 min 
The doorbell rings but the house is still a dreadful mess.

Infinity Hotel
d. Neely Goniodsky | USA | 2017 | 4 min
When guests arrive at the Infinity, all other guests shift one room over. Except one room...

A Hole
d. Maribel Suárez | Mexico | 2016 | 5 min
A little girl longs for a playmate in the garden. Her efforts go unnoticed-until they finally take root.

Fluffy
d. Lee Filipovski | Canada | 2016 | 24 min
As they pack to start a new life in Canada, a Serbian couple has to figure out what to do with their young daughter's new fluffy friend.

Last Refuge of the Troublemaker
d. Shannon Snider | USA | 2015 | 5 min 
Meet Steve Backus, a second-generation woodcarver in the Pacific Northwest who is equal parts lumberjack, artist, and troublemaker.

Hold On
d. Christine Turner | USA | 2017 | 9 min
Family bonds are tested when a young man is left to care for his grandmother one morning.

Bunny New Girl
d. Natalie van den Dungen | Australia | 2015 | 6 min
On her first day at a new school, a self-conscious young girl learns that friendship can overcome difference.

We The Economy - That Film About Money
d. James Schamus | USA | 2016 | 7 min
You think that a dollar bill is money and that banks are where your cash is stored and safeguarded. Well, you're wrong. Like, really wrong.

We The Economy - The Second Part of That Film About Money
d. James Schamus | USA | 2016 | 7 min
You think that banks are where your cash is stored and safeguarded and that a dollar bill is money. Well, you're wrong. Like, really wrong.

Feature Presentation

The Breach
d. Mark Titus | USA | 2014 | 85 min
A chronicle of the fragile ecosystem of wild salmon, focusing on Washington's Elwha River dam removal and Alaska's Pebble Mine mineral project.

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The Bench
d. The Summers Brothers | USA | 2016 | 6 min
On an ordinary day, a stranger sits next to another man on a park bench, neither man may be what he appears.

Expectations
d. Andy Yanez | USA | 2016 | 3 min
A young individual living on a small tropical island receives two crates from a distant land filled with clothes for boys and girls.

Drifting Away
d. Cyprien Clément-Delmas | Spain | 2017 | 14 min
Through his depression, a father disappears literally before the eyes of his son Paul.

The Fish Farmer
d. Andy Mininger | Haiti | 2017 | 9 min
Dr. Valentin Abe is re-creating the domestic fish trade in Haiti by keeping true to the old parable, teach a man to fish...

Cast Off
d. Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers  | Canada | 2016 | 19 min
Before leaving his island home for school, Simon finds a small wooden boat on the shore. As he repairs it, he'll decide whether or not to "cast off."

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.

Little Potato
d. Wes Hurley | USA | 2017 | 14 min
Wes Hurley's story of coming out/to America, told by him and his mom.

Minor
d. Brian Hutson | USA | 2017 | 10 min
On the cusp of finishing high school, Trevor must bring his best friend back from the brink of doing something terrible.

We The Economy - This Won't Hurt a Bit
d. Mary Harron | USA | 2016 | 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 | 2016 | 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.

Feature Presentation

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.