Monthly Archives: October 2007

an inspiring week

After a few days of catching up on sleep, laying off of booze and digesting the entire experience of this year’s Local Sightings Film Festival, I can honestly say that it has been the best year yet! I’ve never been … Continue reading

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More Local Sightings party pictures!

Here.

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Local Sightings 2007 Award Winners

The 10th Annual Local Sightings Film Festival is a wrap! Thanks to everyone who participated — our volunteers, filmmakers, sponsors, staff, audiences, jurors — we could not have done it without you! Congratulations are also in order for our 2007 … Continue reading

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Best Film Of The Year?

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It was 40 years ago…

Or rather 44 years almost to the day, Larry Kent’s BITTER ASH premiered in Vancouver, and what a scandal it caused. The film went head to head with the Canadian censors, a story that seems to be well documented online. … Continue reading

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And more from Guy Maddin

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A Moment With Guy Maddin

There’s an interview with BRAND UPON THE BRAIN! director Guy Maddin in the P-I today (online, at least). It’s brief, but it’s worth it. Here’s my pull quote: Seattle is one of my favorite cities. This showing here is really … Continue reading

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Calling cards

People looked quizzically at the simple white business card slipped (often more than once) to them during last night’s Local Sightings Big Opening Night Party. The contents of the card? Just the facts: FILMMAKERS’ CALLBOARD http://www.nwfilmforum.org/callboard “What’s this?” they’d ask. … Continue reading

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Some photos from last night’s opening night film

Pictures from the Big Opening Night Party for Local Sightings are starting to trickle in, but meanwhile, I’ve posted a few from the opening night screening of the CHURCH ON DAUPHINE STREET on our Flickr page. Send me more if … Continue reading

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Eastman Kodak Building 50 Demolition

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