Portrait of a City

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    Portrait of a City is a Chase Jarvis Inc. and KCTS 9 co-production. The documentary is inspired by photographer and artist Chase Jarvis, whose Seattle 100 book and online project combined portraits and interviews of more than 100 changemakers describing their worlds within the city. Chase serves as both interviewer and director of the documentary.

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    Portrait of a City explores the profound impact music has had on shaping the character and culture of Seattle, WA. Through intimate direct-to-camera interviews, we hear from the innovators who are in turn shaping this city’s music scene. They share their reflections, ideas, and passion for this unique force within the community.

    Portrait of a City is inspired by photographer and artist Chase Jarvis, whose Seattle 100 book and online project combined portraits and interviews of more than 100 changemakers describing their worlds within the city. Chase serves as both interviewer and director of Portrait of a City, a co-production with KCTS 9.

    Interviewees include KEXP music curator John Richards, cellist Joshua Roman, actor Sarah Rudinoff, DJ Riz Rollins, music impresario/David Meinert, SubPop Records’ Megan Jasper, and musician John Roderick among others.

  • The Seattle 100 Project by Chase Jarvis





Photo: Courtesy Seattle Municipal Archives