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

In Between
d. Rolf Steinmann | USA | 2015 | 8 min
In a remote corner of the world a living relic from a prehistoric age still exists.

Day by Day - The Iris Story
d. Jeremy McNamara | USA | 2017 | 5 min 
George Rocha is best known for his work making used skateboards into new functional objects.

Dear Henri,
d. Matthew Sandager | USA | 2017 | 13 min
An imaginative young girl searches for ways to communicate with her grandfather after he's gone.

Better Known as Peaches Christ
d. Jeff Dragomanovich, Nate Visconti | USA | 2016 | 4 min
Drag icon Peaches Christ offers a rare, intimate glimpse into her process of transformation on the path from stifled teen to brazen cult hero.

Welcome to Canada
d. Adam Loften, Mary Fowles | USA | 2016 | 19 min
A young Syrian refugee granted asylum in Canada helps newly arriving refugee families resettle there and reclaim hope in the process.

Your Mother and I
d. Anna Maguire | Canada, United Kingdom | 2016 | 14 min 
Johnna's parents changed the world. Or so her dad says.

Hoop Dreamin'
d. Nick Brooks | USA | 2016 | 6 min
Out of school on summer break, 8-year-old Tariq learns the powerful lesson about hard work and sacrifice.

The Counselor
d. Guy Bauer | USA | 2017 | 11 min
At a crisis center in late 1971, a freshly minted counselor on the late shift takes his first call.

We The Economy - The Unbelievably Sweet Alpacas!
d. Adam McKay | USA | 2016 | 6 min
In a magical land inhabited by Alpacas who love rainbows and friendship, there's a divide in wealth distribution ... what's behind the inequality gap?

We The Economy - Taxation Nation
d. Jessica Yu | USA | 2016 | 5 min
With retro flair, the cartoon "Taxation Nation" looks into how our tax system does - and doesn't - work.

Feature Presentation

Gold Balls
d. Kate Dandel | USA | 2016 | 85 min
A growing group of active seniors take the sport of tennis to the next level with Ultra Senior tennis, all for the prize of the "Gold Ball" trophy.

JANUARY 2018

Cree Code Talker
d. Alex Lazarowich | Canada | 2016 | 4 min
Past code talkers recount the history of the Cree language and its use in WWII as an unbreakable code.

Adija
d. Apollonia Thomaier | USA | 2016 | 4 min
A young girl in the Bronx finds escape from an unhappy family life through her graffiti art.

You Look Scary
d. Xiya Lan | USA | 2016 | 5 min
A crocodile fears the procedure to remove his tooth but the dentist is just as afraid of the crocodile's mouth.

Coke Habit
d. Dress Code | USA | 2016 | 4 min
During the summer after 10th grade, Mike's love of Coca-Cola turns into an addiction.

The Spa
d. Will Goodfellow  | Australia | 2016 | 8 min
When retiree Don declares he no longer wants the new spa he's just ordered, Ivan the deliveryman suspects there's more to the story.

Aproximada
d. Kyle Carver, Dan Larson | USA | 2016 | 15 min
An Orcas man decides to build a boat so he can sail to Cuba but in a sense, his travels have already begun.

The Inksect
d. Pablo Calvillo | Mexico | 2016 | 9 min
In NYC, an underground group of exiles risk their lives to save the last books from being destroyed.

The Hama Hama Way
d. Treva Wurmfeld | USA | 2016 | 12 min
Adam and Lissa James take a new approach to farming oysters on the tide flats of the Hama Hama River.

We The Economy - Cave-O-Nomics
d. Morgan Spurlock | USA | 2016 | 5 min
Meet Ugg, Glugg and Tugg, three enterprising cave men who accidentally invented trade, marketing and the base elements of the modern market economy.

We The Economy - GDP Smackdown
d. Chris Henchy | USA | 2016 | 6 min
Watch and cheer as two economists square off in a testosterone-fueled battle in the professional wrestling ring over how to measure the economy.

Feature Presentation

Gold Balls
d. Kate Dandel | USA | 2016 | 85 min
A growing group of active seniors take the sport of tennis to the next level with Ultra Senior tennis, all for the prize of the "Gold Ball" trophy.