Monthly Archives: March 2008

BOARDING GATE held over!

We’ve added some additional screenings for Olivier Assayas’ BOARDING GATE: The original run (daily at 7, 9pm through April 3) has been extended to include: Friday, April 4 – Tuesday, April 8,  Daily at 7 & 9pm plus additional  Saturday … Continue reading

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NWFF in Macedonia

Zdravo NWFF fans! This weekend I arrived in Macedonia (located between Greece and Serbia) to spread the wonderfulness that is Northwest Independent filmmaking to the outside world! (or at least a small corner of it). This is a snapshot of … Continue reading

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Karn Junkinsmith’s Otherwise

I don’t think it’s a coincidence that it was only a few weeks ago, at the birthday party of a friend, that Karn Junkinsmith and I finally met one another. Maybe I wasn’t ready before now. It’s the precise combination … Continue reading

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Manohla Dargis says: See BOARDING GATE for the hot women!

BOARDING GATE has been a controversial film, and has earned little love from the critics, Seattle no exception.  But I think Manohla Dargis of the New York Times is on to something.  From her summary: I’m fairly certain one reason … Continue reading

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Poster art for sale (or free with membership!)

NWFF is delighted to offer this limited edition Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait commemorative poster, designed by Jacob McMurray.  It will be available through April 6. The Zidane Commemorative Poster is available at the NWFF box office. $8/NWFF members, $10/non-members, … Continue reading

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Serial Dumping…. The Village Voice

My once cherished alternative weekly paper, the one that I used to sneak into Manhattan from my parents house in New Jersey just to get a copy of, continues to cut its extremely talented staff today. This in from the … Continue reading

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4Culture money for filmmakers

One of the best grant opportunities of the year, which is cash for actual arts creation, is 4Culture Arts Projects. This year they have stopped funding organizations with this program, so all the money will go to artists. Every filmmaker … Continue reading

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Interview With Olivier Assayas

“Italian director Marco Ferreri named one of his films The Future is Female. For Olivier Assayas, that’s a given.” Steve Erickson introduces his interview with the director of Boarding Gate. “Assayas’s later career has been a heady stew of class … Continue reading

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Early Word On Shotgun Stories

“Shotgun Stories is broadly in the category of what we sniggering urbanites used to call ‘deadbeat regionalism’ (before the indie movement was kicked into the mainstream by Quentin Tarantino and Harvey Weinstein),” writes New York’s David Edelstein. “But the sensibility … Continue reading

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The Duel is Coming

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