Monthly Archives: June 2007

They’ll tax the street

Did anyone else catch this today in the New York Times? (OK, I didn’t either — I read about it on boingboing.net, uncultured hack that I am.)  I hope this isn’t the future of filmmaking in public spaces. New York … Continue reading

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Toronto enticing already!

Just got an e-mail about films screening at the Toronto International Film Festival. I’m already salivating at the chance to see new films from Bela Tarr, Jacques Rivette, Alexander Sokurov, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Carlos Reygadas and Roy Andersson. A very promising … Continue reading

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KILLER OF SHEEP heldover

We are pleased to be able to hold KILLER OF SHEEP for another week! The film will be playing this weekend (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) at 9:15PM only.  It will continue July 2, 3, and 5 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday) at … Continue reading

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Swashbuckler preview – while it lasts

Proof that you should not delay in blogging about something that includes an external internet link: My file-sharing savvy (and evidently law-breaking) intern Jessie recently posted YouTube clips from films in our upcoming SWASHBUCKLER MARATHON. They were an exciting taste … Continue reading

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The international film festival continues

Film lovers, fear not the closing of SIFF 2007.  There is still much celluloid beauty to be appreciated in Seattle.  This summer, Northwest Film Forum is showing new and rare movies from Mali, Belgium, and Russia, as well as classic … Continue reading

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AN UNSEEN CLASSIC

There was a lot of talk around SIFF about forgotten screen gems, recent discoveries and the like. We at NWFF think that every we’re the very best in the city at giving Seattlites the greatest cinematic discoveries, and boy do … Continue reading

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Self Distribution and Inlaws and Outlaws

Last night I attended a screening of Inlaws and Outlaws at the Cinerama, a film that hosted numerous fund raising screenings here at the Film Forum, all of which I ashamedly would preview for a screening at NWFF by popping … Continue reading

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what?! GUERRILLA FILMMAKING with Jon Moritsugu is not full?!

Unbelievable — this is a fantastic opportunity to learn from the lo-fi master. Indie legend Jon Moritsugu is the wildly creative, wacky, witty, and resourceful director of FAMEWHORE, MOD F*CK EXPLOSION, and SCUMROCK (which features members of TV On The … Continue reading

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In anticipation of Mark Rabil’s NWFF visit

Last Sunday night there was a great interview with Darryl Hunt and his lawyer Mark Rabil on NPR’s Tavis Smiley show. You can listen to the whole thing here, but I’m most excited now for Mr. Rabil’s appearance at our … Continue reading

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Ousmane Sembène you will be missed…

I just got an e-mail from our former communications director Nick Vroman tipping me off to the passing of one of Africa’s most important filmmakers Ousmane Sembène. The Sénégalese director was regarded by many as a father of African film. … Continue reading

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