Monthly Archives: April 2007

In Anticipation of Search and Rescue

I stumbled across this page called Paleo-Future. It is a fascinating exploration of future as seen from the past. There are some really great links to YouTube clips of AT&T’s imagined techologies of the future. Our program on May 10th … Continue reading

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Look, Ma! I’m marginally connected to this event with Lou Reed and Isabella Rossellini

I was having lunch with my parents last weekend across the street from the Village East Cinemas, and I couldn’t help but feel a sense of Seattle pride as they squinted and read off the marquee. I snapped a photo:

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Tribeca has them all beat

At ticket prices that is. I read this insightful review of the festival and its loss of direction in the New York Post. What I found atrocius was the $18 ticket price. A Seattlite could see three-and-a-half Annie Hall’s, or … Continue reading

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Jack Valenti Dead!

Former MPAA president Jack Valenti, credited with “guiding Hollywood from the censorship era to the digital age” left the planet of the living today. Valenti, who always denied that fair use existed, also kept any number of films from seeing … Continue reading

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I’ll have the alfalfa sprouts and a plate of mashed yeast.

Annie Hall is coming!!

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Is there a finer man in Seattle?

Northwest Film Forum (then WigglyWorld Studios) began when Jamie Hook and Deb Girdwood had the idea to turn a hefty King County Arts Commission Grant into a film-arts organization. Knowing next-to-nothing about non-profits and bylaws, they were put in touch … Continue reading

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Zoo accepted to Directors’ Fortnight!

Zoo, the Seattle film directed by Robinson Devor has been accepted to the Director’s Fortnight section of Cannes. Congratulations to all involved!

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Additional screening of Jean Genet/Kenneth Anger program

Hot news from Three Dollar Bill Cinema: Screening added for the popular SCANDALOUS film series Classic Genet and Anger short films now at 7pm AND 9:15pm!  Jean Genet’s UN CHANT D’AMOUR (1950) and selected short films of Kenneth Anger (including … Continue reading

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Mandance photos on Flickr!

If you don’t get the subject heading, you probably won’t find these very funny, but I still recommend taking a look.

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and oh yeah, speaking of family life…

Does anyone watch the Disney Channel? I just sent off some Northwest Film Forum posters today to be used on the show KYLE XY “as background set dressing in our fictional high school and for our standing set, The Rack,” … Continue reading

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