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Monthly Archives: July 2008
I’m sure director Nina Davenport has a thousand stories about her making of OPERATION FILMMAKER. Though comprehensive in it’s scope, the film raises far more questions than it answers – mostly about the filmmaking process itself (ethics, access, etc.). This … Continue reading
Hey NWFF members: See PLANET OF THE APES at the Grand Illusion for their member price, which I think is the same as ours – $5. Whatever it is, it’s a bargain! Thanks, GI! In return, we’ll be offering our … Continue reading
The Northwest Screenwriters Guild and Northwest Film Forum are pleased to announce the four finalists for the 11th Annual Washington State Screenplay Competition. Finalist screenplays, in no particular order, are “Crawl” by David Rech of Seattle, “Gravity Gaming” by Ruth … Continue reading
Uploading to YouTube is not as easy as commercial media would have you believe. But, at long last, I’ve finally gotten the video of Bobcat Goldthwait introducing THE LANDLORD up for all to see. Enjoy. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJf8sNoTR_E]
MONSIEUR VERDOUX plays NWFF starting tonight.
We’ve often been asked by our members to put together some kind of film discussion/lecture series for people who didn’t take Intro to Cinema in college but still want to learn the basics of film history. We have been playing … Continue reading
Bruce Conner, found footage film pioneer passed away in his San Franciso home this past Monday. Conner hit the North Beach Beat scene in the early 1950s with his provocative assemblages and sculptures. By the late 1950s he was channeling … Continue reading
The brilliant programmers at NWFF have chosen to show us Monsieur Verdoux, a film that is very relevant to today. (And I’m not saying that simply because it’s my favorite Charlie Chaplin film.) It is a film that SHOULD absolutely … Continue reading
From The Independent: Angel Tavira, One-handed fiddler in ‘The Violin’ Monday, 7 July 2008 Angel Tavira will be remembered as the wizened, one-handed octogenarian fiddler in the acclaimed 2005 Mexican film El Violin, also known as The Violin. He was … Continue reading