Author Archives: Susie

Localism!

I just got off the phone with Megan Jasper over at Sub Pop Records. They have made the extremely generous offer to match all donations that come in to Northwest Film Forum by August 15 up to a total of … Continue reading

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Top 10 Grossing Runs of 2008

These are the top ten grossing film runs of 2008 at Northwest Film Forum.  Let us know which ones you saw and why you came. 1.    Zidane 2.    It Is Fine, Everything Is Fine 3.    Mister Lonely 4.    The Gits … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Northwest Film Forum’s Beloved Cynics

First, an apology to the people I angered, flummoxed, and offended on Election Day.  When asked if you had voted, you answered that you hadn’t and I openly expressed my disappointment.  I am disappointed but putting you on the spot, … Continue reading

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Is This Your Demographic?

If you are a Bobcat Goldthwait fan here is a treat for you.  NWFF will host Goldthwait, as he introduces Hal Ashby’s The Landlord at 9:30 on July 1.  It appears that he is quite the Hal Ashby fan. I … Continue reading

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Trade Your Euros for Berlin Alexanderplatz!

Northwest Film Forum Program Director, Adam Sekuler is currently negotiating to screen in Seattle, the complete, brand new, 35mm print of Berlin Alexanderplatz. This will be one of the most expensive (read risky) series NWFF has ever shouldered. We know … Continue reading

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Orphans vs. A Good Hog Trampling

A voice from our audience pipes up with interesting commentary about recently screened films in the Imamura series.  The third film, “My Second Brother” is here contrasted with Monday’s film, “Pigs and Battleships.” Modesty requires that the aforementioned audience member … Continue reading

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Local Love-Fest

Hey kids, I remember way back in 2003 when Local Sightings was a tiny festival in Northwest Film Forum’s tiny Little Theatre and the house was packed 50 people at a time, most of them our close personal friends.  Back … Continue reading

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I Spy Something Russian

Hey bus riders, Northwest Film Forum has taken the leap to advertising on Metro buses. We are curious to find out if anyone is noticing our posters for Tsars to Stars. Let me know if you have spotted one and … Continue reading

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Pork

Although I have never been around women who use the word pork as a verb (and believe me, I have heard salt if not pork), there is veracity in Brady Hall’s depiction of  post-adolescent girldom in his film June & … Continue reading

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Race is the Place

Looking forward to the Third Eye screening August 7, Vanishing Ruins: Visions of Detroit, I have been thinking about my hometown becoming a theme park for the current generation of post-industrial urban archeologists.  It is awe-inspiring to see the vast … Continue reading

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