THIRST – Blake Baxter

Thirst was created in Video Production class by HHS student Blake Baxter for the International Silent Youth Film Festival.

Baxter’s Thirst explores the parallel worlds of waking and dreaming life, and features stellar visual effects. Out of seventy-seven entries for the Pacific Northwest Edition of the festival, Blake’s film was selected as a top ten finalist that will be judged by a celebrity panel including internationally renowned director Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting, Milk, My Own Private Idaho).

Thirst will be screened on the final night of the International Youth Silent Film Festival, with live musical accompaniment at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland on May 24th, at 7pm. For tickets and additional information visit: