Monthly Archives: September 2007

Local Sightings Jurror Vanessa Renwick Wins SAM’s Money!

Yesterday the SLOG announced that our Local Sightings juror Vanessa Renwick (ssen above with filmmaker Bill Daniels) is the recipient of a PONCHO Special Recognition Awards in the amount of $1,500 from SAM. She’ll be in town next weekend for … Continue reading

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Jobs and production gossip from one group!

Our friends over at Media Inc publishing just launched a fine blog about production news in the Pacific Northwest. At the same time, they’ve ramped up their website for the Production Index, and it’s now an excellent place for free … Continue reading

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Indigenous beginnings

On Friday, I finally had the chance to see Mala Noche. After fifteen years of anticipation, it’s a testament to the strength of this film that it actually held up. 26 years after Cassavettes’ Shadows, the Northwest had its first … Continue reading

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The Ins and Outs of Programming for NYFF

I came across this article today, giving you some insight into the mind of a programmer. Not just any programmer either. A rather esteemed programmer for the New York Film Festival. Someone we often quote in our calendar. Someone we … Continue reading

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Rob Nelson Lives!

  A few weeks back I blogged about another New Times victim, my former local critic Rob Nelson. In an act of absolute genius, the Walker Arts Center in Minneapolis thoughtfully hired Nelson to become a regular blogger on their … Continue reading

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La Mort

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Local Sightings opening night film & jury guests announced !

We are pleased to say that the 10th Annual Local Sightings Film Festival will open with THE CHURCH ON DAUPHINE STREET, a locally-made documentary detailing “one Katrina story.” From the film’s website: One year ago, Father Joe Benson watched Hurricane … Continue reading

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The Obscure Charm of Indiscreet Desire

Kathy Fennessy of SIFFblog talks MALA NOCHE. See MALA NOCHE at NWFF starting Friday. .

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Thank God For YouTube!

I imagine that a good portion of you have already seen this clip of Andrew Meyer getting tased by police after asking John Kerry a series of probing questions. Of course this lead many to suggest that Meyer was a … Continue reading

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One Shot Film

I received an e-mail today pointing me in to take a look at Canadian singer Leslie Feist’s recent music video. The claim in the e-mail was that part of the dance in this video was heisted from the Vis-A-Vis Society’s … Continue reading

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