Monthly Archives: February 2008

Director Ramin Bahrani on his film Chop Shop

Listen here. Read here and here. Screening here

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Proof that DVD is king

Or that George Clooney and a best-actress win are not worth even a rental: There are currently 1522 holds on MICHAEL CLAYTON at the Seattle Public Library.  Given that I was once 549 in a cue for MILLION DOLLAR BABY, … Continue reading

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Kon Ichikawa (市川 崑) 1915-2008

                                              Harp of Burma    I’d like to note the death of Kon Ichikawa, perhaps the last link to … Continue reading

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‘burden’ objects?

For decades in the US, the process of “deaccessioning” has been an unfortunate part of the library lexicon. Of course institutions like ours have benefited from this process (see our Search and Rescue programs where we contextualize films that have … Continue reading

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Bradley Steinbacher’s Indiana Jones Whip

We’re holding this hostage. Read about this over at SLOG.

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So, was she, you know? Any good?

In case you need another option for what film to go see this week, don’t forget INVESTIGATION OF A CITIZEN ABOVE SUSPICION at the Grand Illusion.  Hip score, sleek look, disturbingly funny…a great option for you Sunday night.  I can’t … Continue reading

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The PI Hearts NWFF

Scroll down, you’ll find us…. http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/lifestyle/351168_valentine14_copy.html We heart you back, Seattle.

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March Point to premeire on Independent Lens

Our good neighbors here at 1515 12th are keeping up with the plans to take over the world. Longhouse Media has won numerous awards in the last 12 months, and their new doc March Point is going to premiere on … Continue reading

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The Romanians Are Coming!

Next Monday we open THE GREAT COMMUNIST BANK ROBBERY, Alexandru Solomon’s documentary that is both a bizarre recreation of a crime of which the motive is still difficult to fathom and an astonishing evocation of a lost world of Romanian … Continue reading

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Springtime!

The NWFF Spring 2008 film calendar and workshops are now live online.  You’ll have to hold your horses on buy tickets for a few days while we get that sorted out, but check out all the great stuff that’s coming … Continue reading

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