About Northwest Film ForumNorthwest Film Forum is Seattle's premier film arts organization, screening over 200 independently made and classic films annually, offering a year-round schedule of classes for aspiring filmmakers of all ages, and supporting filmmakers at all stages of their careers. The Film Forum brings together a community of individuals dedicated to the best films in Seattle and beyond. You can learn more at nwfilmforum.org.
Monthly Archives: January 2008
Yesterday, Dave Day of the band the Monks passed away. If you don’t know the Monks, they were a great rock band formed by American soldiers stationed in Germany in the ‘60s. After leaving the military, they stayed in Germany, … Continue reading
10 cinematic experiences Peter found kinda neat in 2007 (in no particular order)… Manda Bala Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (coming soon to NWFF!!) Brand Upon The Brain Live at the Cinerama No Country For Old Men The Diving Bell … Continue reading
As I’ve been living in Tokyo for most of the last year, I missed out on a lot of films that seem to have hit a lot of folk’s best lists, particularly those shown at NWFF. However, inspired by … Continue reading
Rob Devor and Charles Mudede, the creative force behind ZOO and Start-to-Finish film POLICE BEAT, have announced three new projects. They are in development on DYNASTY, THE CLOUD ROOM, and YOU CAN’T WIN. The first film, DYNASTY, they hope to … Continue reading
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EJqmf8cJOs&rel=1] Tickets available here.
After years running the Washington State Film Office, Manager Suzy Kellett has just announced her resignation, effective January 30. Following fifteen years of up and down production, Washington has steadily grown a stronger indigenous film community on both sides of … Continue reading
Some important news in the continuing struggle to reckon the First Amendment and copyright. For those not following this in depth, here’s the story so far.
For me, the way movies are watched, and the moments that surround them, are sometimes as critical as the films themselves. Here are some of my favorites of 2007. No Country for Old Men, Ethan Coen Brand Upon the Brain!, … Continue reading
Watching cinema can be likened to the art of bird watching, sometimes you could use a field guide to help you identify what it is that illuminates the screen in front of you. Fortunately, there’s an entire field of study … Continue reading