Monthly Archives: May 2008

Heidi Schreck wins an Obie

Heidi Schreck won an Obie last week for her work in Drum of the Waves of Horikawa.  This is not breaking news, but we’re a bit behind on the New York theater awards.  Hedi does a stellar job playing the … Continue reading

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Don’t call him Junior

This story is pre-long weekend, but I’m just getting around to reading it now.  Did anyone else spot this profile of an Indiana Jones-obsessed Kirkland man? Dan DeLong / P-I Michael Ryan caught the “Indiana Jones” bug early, but his … Continue reading

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Sydney Pollak

Dead at 73. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V04EPbaFSdA&hl=en]

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Stuart Townsend recommends Medium Cool

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIlRIGTNXA0&hl=en] For those of you who were at last night’s opening night screening of SIFF, Battle In Seattle (and of course for those of you who weren’t), director Stuart Townsend, in his Q&A, cited Medium Cool as his primary inspiration … Continue reading

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Mudede interviews Korine

In today’s Slog, read here. The film continues at Northwest Film Forum this week at 7 & 9:15pm.

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Lynn Shelton interviewed in the PI

Check out “A moment with: Lynn Shelton” in today’s PI. Lynn’s film MY EFFORTLESS BRILLIANCE will premiere at SIFF this year; it had a preview screening (leaving the audience breathless for the denouement) during last year’s Local Sightings Film Festival. … Continue reading

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Some SIFF suggestions

Still from “EAT FOR THIS IS MY BODY” A few people have written me e-mails in the last few days requesting my suggestions for SIFF, so I’ve decided to post a few of them to help NWFF filmgoers navigate the … Continue reading

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My Favorite Turtle

SIFF always brings in a slew of film people for the festival. Some years are more exciting than others. But this time, they’ve delivered. Andre Benjamin will be here for opening night. Adjust your outfit accordingly.

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…and now on Facebook

After much cajoling from those-who-will-remain-nameless at Henry Art Gallery, I’ve signed up for Facebook and started a NWFF page and fan group. I know it is much better than Myspace and all that, but how many social networking pages can … Continue reading

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Internships at Northwest Film Forum

Looking for a fun, challenging, and interesting way to get behind the scenes at NWFF? We have several internship opportunities for this summer and fall. You can check out the options on our website, which will be kept updated as … Continue reading

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