Vox Docs Film Festival
The 2016 Vox Docs film festival will be held on March 11th and 12th in the stunning Snowy Owl Theater. This weekend documentary festival celebrates the best documentaries of the year and titles that have been winning “best of festival” awards around the globe. Proceeds from this year’s festival will help sustain Icicle Creek Center for the Arts’ new summer Youth Film Program. In addition to a weekend of award winning film at the Snowy Owl, festival activities also include a special student screening, opening and closing night guest speakers and a showcase of locally produced short films.
Opening Night, Friday, March 11th 7PM – He Named Me Malala
The moving portrait of a Pakistani schoolgirl who was attacked by Taliban gunman and recovered as an international symbol of bravery and inspiration. With special guests Lori Leberer, Johana Rivas and Marian Koke, Seattle World School & Jordan Goldwarg, Kids4Peace International Feature preceded by locally produced North 40 production - The Wildfire Project 9:30PM – Opening Night Party at Watershed Cafe
Saturday, March 12th 11AM – The Mask You Live In
A thought provoking film about how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming boys, men and society and what we can do about it.
1:30PM – Trapped
The frontline battle of medical professionals and lawyers trying to keep abortion safe and legal for millions of American women.
3:30 to 4:30 – Intermission
5PM – Unbranded
The epic 3,000 mile cross country adventure of four young men and sixteen wild mustangs across the great American West. Featured film preceded by locally produced Voortex production – Chasing Excellence
7:30PM – Racing Extinction
A team of artists and activists expose the hidden world of extinction and never-before-seen images that will change the way you see the planet. With special guests Joe Scott, Conservation Northwest & Peter Singleton, US Forest Service Research Lab Featured film preceded by locally produced Icicle TV production – She Walks on Water
Need childcare during the film festival? The Vox Docs Film Festival has partnered with the Mountain Sprouts Children's Community to provide care for children ages 3-10 during the film festival at the Canyon Wren Recital Hall (a 1 minute walk from the Snowy Owl Theater). Kids will enjoy crafts, nature walks, games, outdoor play and movie time.
Snowy Owl Theater
7409 Icicle Road Leavenworth, WA 98826