Highlights of the 2019 Sagebrush Hills Film Festival
Here are some of the highlights from this weekend’s Fourth annual Sagebrush Hills Film Festival. Tickets for the Silver Screen Gala are $30. A weekend pass (which includes the gala) is $40. Tickets for individual movies are available for $8 each at the door. Additional service fees may apply.
Silver Screen Gala at the Yakima Valley Museum, 5:30-10 p.m.; movie starts at 7 p.m. Food and drink included with ticket.
“Captain Fantastic” (2016): A family of six who live out in the woods of Central Washington has to reintegrate into modern society after the mom dies. Rated R.
Sagebrush Docs at Gilbert Cellars, with discussion following each film. Free for all ages:
“The Biggest Little Farm” (2019): City dwellers break out into the rural countryside to start a sustainable farm. Rated PG. Movie starts at 2 p.m.
“Vessel” (2014): A captain and doctor navigate to international waters to provide abortions. Not rated. Movie starts at 4 p.m.
Sagebrush Hills X at Yakima Valley Hops — ticketed movies, all rated R.
“The Florida Project” (2017): A woman and her 6-year-old daughter struggle to get by in this stunning drama. Rated R. Movie starts at 1 p.m.
“A Ghost Story” (2017): When a husband dies in a tragic car accident, he reanimates as a ghost and watches time pass without him. Rated R. Movie starts at 3:30 p.m.
“What We Do in The Shadows” (2014): A “mockumentary” about four vampires struggling to adapt to modern living. Rated R. Movie starts at 6:30 p.m.
Sagebrush Hills Discover at the Yakima Valley Museum — free and for all ages.
“The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales” (2017): A cute animated film with a furry storyteller. Rated G. Movie starts at 1 p.m.
“The Black Stallion” (1979): Based on the classic novel of the same name that offers a story of compassion and connection. Rated G. Movie starts at 3:30 p.m.
Glenwood Square — ticketed movies.
“Eighth Grade” (2018): A story of adolescence and awkwardness about a teenager just trying to make it through the last week of eighth grade. Rated R. Movie starts at 1:30 p.m.
“Your Name” (2016): When two teenagers switch bodies hundreds of miles apart, they communicate by leaving each other messages in this anime feature. Movie starts at 4 p.m.
“Inventing Tomorrow” (2018): Documentary about teen inventors around the world who are designing our tomorrow. Not rated. Movie starts at 6:30 p.m.
— Ries Parnell, West Valley High School