Monthly Archives: April 2008

Gala the Best Ever

Thanks to all who made the NWFF gala such a success.  The event succeeded our expectations, and grossed more than $70,000 for Northwest Film Forum programs. And damn, the outfits get better every year.

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The DUEL OF THE COOL – now frameable!

Due to popular demand, we decided to have some more DUEL OF THE COOL series posters printed up.  Take one home with you for the friendly price of just $5! Posters are available during regular box office hours (open 1/2 … Continue reading

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Indiewire on Harmony Korine

I remember thinking “Gummo” would be embraced by the public in much the same way as “Bambi” was when it first came out. I am always wrong about such things. Another great interview with the director of Mister Lonely.

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We asked for it – photos from NWFF’s gala fundraiser

Check out these beautiful photos from Saturday’s YOU ASKED FOR IT gala. Special thanks to our photographer, Andre, and of course to everyone who came and enjoyed themselves. We’ll be posting some more about the event soon, but I can … Continue reading

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Guatemalan Extras

The film THE GUATEMALAN HANDSHAKE comes out on DVD today. This is exciting because we’ll finally be able to see the “one-shot” film director Todd Rohal produced while he was at NWFF presenting HANDSHAKE, which is included as an extra … Continue reading

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Summer of ’68

In yesterdays New York Times there was a fascinating article about a year of global unrest. It was the year 1968 and as the article points out, in France social unrest began at the Cinémathèque Française, specifically with the ousting … Continue reading

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Call for Video Art

4Culture has launched a new program, Electronic 4Culture,  to display video art and other media from the home in Pioneer Square.  They are looking for some good work, and have a small amount of cash to support it.

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Dennis Lim on Harmony Korine

An article in today’s New York Times can be found here. NWFF opens Korine’s first film in eight years, MISTER LONELY on May 16th.

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Fatih Akin Wins German Prize

I posted about EDGE OF HEAVEN back in September when I saw the film in Toronto. Today, its director won a major German prize for the film. Here’s a trailer for the film which I imagine will show up in … Continue reading

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Director’s Fortnight Announced

Last year this program included our very own Robinson Devor and his film ZOO. Here’s the exciting line-up for this year’s Fortnight. Again films I’m particulalry looking forward to are in in italics. The complete Director’s Fortnight lineup: FEATURE FILMS … Continue reading

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