documentary Section

Former Blog Intern Devin Otto working on documentary about homeless youth

Former Blog Intern Devin Otto working on documentary about homeless youth

Former B-Town Blog Intern Devin Otto – now a senior at Big Picture High School – has recently been working on a documentary on queer youth experiencing homelessness, and here’s an update: The... [Read more]

VIDEO: Here’s episode 1 of new ‘The Briefing’ Port of Seattle documentary film

VIDEO: Here’s episode 1 of new ‘The Briefing’ Port of Seattle documentary film

FOLLOWUP: Des Moines resident Steve Edmiston reports that his new documentary film project – intended to provide a “briefing” to the Port of Seattle Commissioners addressing the harms to airport... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: Plenty in school documentary to ponder; watch it here

CLIFF’S EDGE: Plenty in school documentary to ponder; watch it here

Highline Public Schools unveiled the documentary, “Eleven Paths,” this week to an audience reflecting diverse interests in the district and the education it provides. Students, their families and... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Schools film ‘Eleven Paths’ premieres Tues. night

REMINDER: Highline Schools film ‘Eleven Paths’ premieres Tues. night

Four years, 11 students, countless challenges and one big, bold goal are at the center of ‘Eleven Paths,’ a new film set in South King County that will premiere at the Highline Performing Arts... [Read more]

Premiere of ‘Eleven Paths’ documentary on Highline High students is Sept. 19

Premiere of ‘Eleven Paths’ documentary on Highline High students is Sept. 19

The premiere of “Eleven Paths,” a documentary that follows 11 Highline students through four years of high school, will be Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the Highline Performing Arts Center. This is... [Read more]

REMINDER: Baseball docu filmmaker at Tuesday Film Office Happy Hour!

REMINDER: Baseball docu filmmaker at Tuesday Film Office Happy Hour!

REMINDER: Local Filmmaker Gary Thomsen will be the featured guest at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour, to be held this Tuesday, Nov. 1 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This is a FREE, open,... [Read more]

FREE screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ at Foster PAC on Sat., March 19

FREE screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ at Foster PAC on Sat., March 19

Academy Schools will be hosting a special screening of the award-winning documentary, Most Likely to Succeed, at the Foster High School PAC Theater in Tukwila on Saturday, March 19 at 6 p.m.  There... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE screening of ‘SCREENAGERS’ film will be this Sunday

REMINDER: FREE screening of ‘SCREENAGERS’ film will be this Sunday

REMINDER: The film ‘SCREENAGERS’ – the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on kids as well as offer solutions that work to help kids find balance – plays... [Read more]

Benefit screening of film <em>Reinventing the Patriot</em> at Tin Theater Tuesday, Dec. 29

Benefit screening of film Reinventing the Patriot at Tin Theater Tuesday, Dec. 29

Locally-produced documentary film Reinventing the Patriot will screen at the Tin Theater on Tuesday, Dec. 29 at 5:30 p.m., with all proceeds supporting The Sidekick Collective, a local nonprofit that... [Read more]

‘Local Treasure’ documentary on Seahurst Park restoration to screen this summer

‘Local Treasure’ documentary on Seahurst Park restoration to screen this summer

A new documentary about the Seahurst Park restoration – ‘Local Treasure’ – will premiere this summer at the Environmental Science Center, which overlooks the home of the largest seawall... [Read more]

Critically-acclaimed documentary on sex trafficking will play Saturday, Jan. 17

Critically-acclaimed documentary on sex trafficking will play Saturday, Jan. 17

“Rape For Profit” – a critically-acclaimed documentary that exposes the reality of sex trafficking in the Seattle area – will be shown in Burien on Saturday, Jan. 17 at 5:30 p.m. at the Transform... [Read more]

Middle School Students’ film about Hicklin Lake to premiere Tuesday night

Middle School Students’ film about Hicklin Lake to premiere Tuesday night

Female Science Students from Cascade Middle School will be premiering their first documentary film about White Center’s Hicklin Lake this Tuesday night, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Highline Performing... [Read more]

‘Minor Differences’ Documentary film screening at Explorer West March 20

‘Minor Differences’ Documentary film screening at Explorer West March 20

On March 20, Explorer West Middle School will be hosting a screening of ‘Minor Differences,’ a poignant documentary about juvenile offenders in maximum security lock-up and their lives 18... [Read more]

Burien Filmmaker’s ‘Codebreaker’ Movie Screening Thursday Night in Seattle

Burien Filmmaker’s ‘Codebreaker’ Movie Screening Thursday Night in Seattle

Patrick Sammon, who attended Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School, has been traveling around the country screening his very first film – “Codebreaker” – based on the life on... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Screening ‘Speaking In Tongues’ Tuesday Night

Highline Schools Foundation Screening ‘Speaking In Tongues’ Tuesday Night

The Highline Schools Foundation is presenting a documentary film called “Speaking in Tongues” starting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8 at Mount View Elementary School. Admission is free, but Registration... [Read more]

“The Playground” Documentary To Screen At Criminal Justice Center Tuesday

“The Playground” Documentary To Screen At Criminal Justice Center Tuesday

A screening of a new film called “The Playground,” a documentary Executive Produced by actor George Clooney, will happen Tuesday, Oct. 5th at the Criminal Justice Training Center in Biurien. This... [Read more]

At The Farmers Market: Hurry, Only Five Burien Documentary DVDs Left

At The Farmers Market: Hurry, Only Five Burien Documentary DVDs Left

Despite the cool weather and gray skies, we’re at today’s Burien Farmers Market (which is open until 6pm), and we’ve got only five DVDs left to sell. These DVDs are for “B-Town:... [Read more]

Adopt A Pet Or Get A Burien Documentary DVD At Today’s Farmers Market

Adopt A Pet Or Get A Burien Documentary DVD At Today’s Farmers Market

In addition to another sunny summer day, there are at least two great, unique reasons to come to today’s Farmers Market at Burien Town Square, which runs from 11am – 6pm: 1. The Humane Society’s... [Read more]

Burien Documentary DVDs Available At Our Booth At Today’s Farmers Market

Burien Documentary DVDs Available At Our Booth At Today’s Farmers Market

DVDs for “B-Town: How Burien Came Into Its Own,” the documentary film shot last summer that’s all about Burien, will be available for purchase at The B-Town Blog’s booth at today’s... [Read more]

VIDEO: Sneak Peek Of ‘B-TOWN – How Burien Came Into Its Own’ Film

VIDEO: Sneak Peek Of ‘B-TOWN – How Burien Came Into Its Own’ Film

Last summer, we first reported on a documentary being filmed about Burien by some old friends from our days at KING-TV; and yes, mostly because they had four cameras in everyone’s faces (including... [Read more]

VIDEO: Skateboarding Clip From “Where We Live Now, Burien” Documentary

VIDEO: Skateboarding Clip From “Where We Live Now, Burien” Documentary

Back in October, we premiered a trailer for a new documentary being produced on Burien, called “Where We Live Now, Burien.” This documentary is still in production, and another clip has been... [Read more]

VIDEO: Sneak Peek Trailer For “Where We Live Now, Burien” Documentary; Here’s How You Can Help Complete It

VIDEO: Sneak Peek Trailer For “Where We Live Now, Burien” Documentary; Here’s How You Can Help Complete It

If you attended Burien’s Strawberry Festival, or the myriad of the many other B-Town events this past summer, you may have noticed a film crew (or four) wandering around, shooting footage for a new... [Read more]

“Sick Around The World” Documentary To Be Shown For Free At New Library Saturday, June 27th

“Sick Around The World” Documentary To Be Shown For Free At New Library Saturday, June 27th

This Saturday, June 27th, at 2:30pm a PBS Frontline documentary called “Sick Around the World” will be shown at the new Burien Library’s multipurpose room on the first floor. A discussion... [Read more]

Local Documentary Receives Grant, Starts Production Soon

Local Documentary Receives Grant, Starts Production Soon

“I Am Highline,” a new film/DVD, has received a 4Culture Special Project grant to fund the development, filming and production of a promotional film about the Highline area.

The new high-definition film will be Directed by B-Town Blog Publisher Scott Schaefer, a three-time National Emmy Award winner for work on “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” an acclaimed kids’ educational show that aired on PBS. His other credits include “Penn & Teller: BS!,” “The Arsenio Hall Show,” “Almost Live!” and many others over a 23+ year career in media ranging from Seattle’s KING-TV to six years in Hollywood and much more.

Filming will be begin in the late summer and early fall and will feature diverse residents of Highline…