The Stories We Tell

We all have our own story. These 6 films share the most personal of them all. The Likes and Dislikes of Marj Bagley: A family recreates itself using stop-motion animation to revisit the lifelong struggle of Marj, the matriarch of the Bagley clan, to find happiness. Brooklynn: A deeply personal look into how gun violence impacts a family long after the media spotlight fades away. Valencia Road: While driving to the reading of her father’s will, a woman is faced with an anomaly on the side of the road. Jitters: Minutes before his nuptials, a neurotic young man locks himself away in the back room of a church, with the best man he knows. One Leg In, One Leg Out: A lively, strong-willed sex worker struggles to move from the streets and into a career as a social worker, hoping to help fellow trans sex workers find acceptance. Weekends: Weekends is an animated short film about a young boy shuffling between the homes of his recently divorced parents.

  • Taylor Stanton, Charlie Mysak, Logan George, Otoja Abit, Lisa Rideout, Trevor Jimenez
  • 78 minutes
  • PG-13
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About Destiny City Film Festival

The Destiny City Film Festival is a homegrown, true-Tacoma community event, inspired by our city’s nickname – The City of Destiny – and built to showcase the best independent films from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Our mission is to use the power of vibrant cinematic storytelling to curate an engaged community audience for independent film.