Three Dollar Bill Wednesday: Date Night Shorts & Fast Flirting

Wed, Feb 7 at 7pm

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Three Dollar Bill Cinema and Little Gay Book, LLC are partnering to bring you Queer Fast Flirting and Date Night Short Films at Northwest Film Forum on Capitol Hill! Let's ring in Valentine's Day with a bang. Invite your friends to the Facebook Event!

***Please Read***

  1. Queer Fast Flirting is open to queer people ONLY. This includes anyone in the LGBTQ+ community. Allies: please join us for the film screening!
  2. This ticketing page is allows you to buy tickets for the 7PM film screening ONLY. If you'd like to attend Queer Fast Flirting at 5PM, click here

5pm - Queer Fast Flirting (find friends or dates!) 
7pm - Date Night Short Films (of the queer variety)

***Tickets & Cost*** 
You can buy tickets to one or both of these events! Each event has a separate ticket page linked here:

Fast Flirting: Cost is $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Tickets to Fast Flirting are available in the "ticket" section above, or at this

Date Night Short Films: Tickets are available now at Cost is $3 for members of Three Dollar Bill Cinema or $12 for not-yet-members. To become a member, visit

***How Fast Flirting Works***
Incorporating answers from your registration, we make sure you only meet people who fit your preferences. You will be asked to choose the “type” of human you’re attracted to – on a scale of feminine to androgynous/nonbinary/genderqueer to masculine – and the age range you’d like to meet. Selecting each box along the scale of “Feminine" to “Masculine” will allow you to meet more folks on a spectrum. After each 5-minute speed-meet, you will receive a text message directing you to your next potential date/friend!

Think of this text messaging technology not as matchmaking, but more as a TAILORED experience than random, public speed dating. 

At the end of each interaction, you’ll add “feedback” about that person (2nd date, friendship, or business). When two people indicate the same level of interest, we email you both contact information within 24 hours.

***Date Night Short Film lineup*** 
From Three Dollar Bill Cinema's 2017 TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festivaland Translations Film Festival, a collection of date-night shorts curated by Senior Programmer, Danny Tayara:

CALL YOUR FATHER (Jordan Firstman; 2016; USA; 20 min.)
Josh and Greg’s first date quickly spirals out of control, and they realize the generational divide between them is the least of their worries.

BROWN GIRLS: EPISODE 4 (Sam Bailey; 2017; USA; 13 min.)
An intimate story of the friendship between two women of color: while Leila and Patricia come from completely different backgrounds, their friendship is ultimately what they lean on to get through the messiness of their mid-twenties.

THE CURSE (Danny Tayara; 2017; USA; 3 min.)
Jesse’s got a date, but it’s leak week...and they can’t seem to catch a break. Starring Karl Cassel of Seattle band Creature Hole.

MORE THAN GOD (Kev Cahill; 2015; 9 min.)
A pious doctor tries to uncover his wife’s affair and is confronted by his religion, the boundaries of his love for his daughter, and his obligation to resuscitate her lover’s husband.

IN A HEARTBEAT (Beth David & Esteban Bravo; 2017; USA; 5 min.)
It’s hard to keep a crush contained, especially when your heart flies out of your chest to chase your true love!

THE ESCAPE HATCH (David Willing; 2017; Australia; 9 min.)
Wonder Woman walks into a bar on a Saturday night, trying to save a friend from bad dates!

ENCUENTRO (Florencia Manovil; 2016; USA; 17 min.)
A night of drinking with her friends turns eye-opening when young Claudia encounters the captivating foreigner Isabel, who challenges her perceptions of Latinos— and her understanding of herself.

QTPOC Crush (Jaq Nguyen Victor; 2017; USA; 5 min.)
A crush confession and first date proposal from one queer trans person of color to another highlight the public expression of interracial love and longing.

CURMUDGEONS (Danny DeVito; 2016; USA; 17 min.)
Senior citizens Ralph and Jackie (Danny DeVito) balance their relationship with a mixed foundation of potty-mouth deadpan humor and endearing sweetness. There has never been an assisted living facility so lucky.

Total Run Time Approx. 100 min.

Northwest Film Forum

1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

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