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 2018

How to Love and Be Loved

d. Ned Rodat | USA | 2017 | 6 minA digital romance between two projected lovers.

Inclusion Makes the World More Vibrant

d. Genevieve Clay-Smith | Austrailia | 2017 | 3 min

A little boy and his mother experience an art gallery together in very dramatic way.

Shoot For the Moon

d. Lauren Hoekstra, Doug Turner | USA | 2017 | 4 min

A girl discovers what can happen when you reach for the stars while she attends a summer science camp.

Scared 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 Giraffe In the Rain

d. Pascale Hecquet | France | 2008 | 7 min

When the King Lion uses up all the water for his swimming pool, a giraffe thinks that someone should end it but her act has serious consequences.

Microworld

d. Lina Crespo | Columbia | 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.

C.A.T.

d. Sandra Boynton | USA | 2017 | 4 min

A wry homage to classic film noir movies and a celebration of the infuriating glory of cats.

Fill and Moo

d. Toshiko Hata | Japan | 2017 | 8 min

A mushroom-like sprite dwells on the forest floor until he is pulled magically through the fourth wall and into the colorful world of cinema.

We the Economy: This Won't Hurt a Bit

d. Mary Harron | USA | 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 | 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

Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey
d. Dave O'Leske | USA | 2017 | 96 min

Fred Beckey is a gruff 94-year-old Northwest native and happens to be the quintessential "dirtbag"-a breed of rebellious, fearless mountain climbers.

JANUARY 2019

Totem

d. Alex Cannon | USA | 2017 | 7 min

A boy in an ancient tribe confronts a terrifying beast in the wild.

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.

Her Room By the Kitchen

d. Romina Romero-Hermoso | USA | 2017 | 12 min

A young woman from Mexico questions whether her expectations of the US will match its realities while working as an au pair in Seattle.

I Heart NY

d. Andrea Andreev | USA | 2018 | 4 min

A man struggles to find love for NYC during a trying decade until he creates an iconic logo.

Galaxy Girl

d. Richard Grover | USA | 2018 | 4 min

A pizza delivery girl runs into an unexpected customer that will change her fate forever.

I Think My Dad's a Superhero

d. Joseph Barton | USA | 2018 | 9 min

When nine-year-old Kevin begins to suspect that his dad is the town superhero, he sets out to secretly capture him on video to prove his theory.

Nerd Cave

d. Mads Reuther | Denmark | 2017 | 11 min

After the power goes out one day, a mother looks to reconnect with her video game-obsessed son.

Anaiyyun: Prayer for the Whale

d. Kiliii Yuyan | USA | 2017 | 8 min

Whaling is a cultural cornerstone of Iñupiaq identity and the harvest of the bowhead whale is considered a gift.

We the Economy: That Film About Money

d. James Schamus | USA | 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 | 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 

Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey
d. Dave O'Leske | USA | 2017 | 96 min

Fred Beckey is a gruff 94-year-old Northwest native and happens to be the quintessential "dirtbag"-a breed of rebellious, fearless mountain climbers.