Monthly Archives: November 2008

Happy Holiday Party!

Please come to our annual holiday party! Thursday, December 4, beginning at 7pm at Northwest Film Forum 1515 12th Ave (between Pike & Pine on Seattle’s Capitol Hill) Free! The sun is setting at 4pm, so it must be time … Continue reading

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Mirah at Henry

Don’t let this event fall off your radar… Mirah and Spectratone International: Share this Place Thursday, December 11, 2008, 7:30 – 9:00 PM Henry Auditorium $8 Henry and Northwest Film Forum Members | $10 Student /Senior | $12 General Admission … Continue reading

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What to do with that old clunker digital camera

It’s slow, it eats batteries, it only holds 5 photos…but it’s a prize to someone, right? I saw this online today and thought it deserved a second posting: Donate Your Used Digital Camera to LA’s Skid Row Photo Club Posted … Continue reading

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FRONTRUNNERS: AKA MEET MAX FISCHER OF RUSHMORE, KNOWN IN THIS DOCUMENTARY AS GEORGE ZISIDAIS

FRONTRUNNERS:        (2008)     80 MINUTES     D:  CAROLINE SUH    DOCUMENTARY       PLAYS:     FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH TO WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3RD   AT :       7   AND     9PM First, I must say that the actual experience of watching this film was … Continue reading

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Historic photos from Seattle’s “film row”

Yesterday I got a call from KING5 news looking for leads on a story they were working on.  The reporter wanted photos of the old Lorraine Hotel, which is now the William Tell apartments in Belltown (and has just been … Continue reading

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An update from our Board President, who also happens to be a prolific line producer

This just in from Jennifer Roth: Greetings from the NWFF board president, the one who should have been blogging about the movies I line produced in Seattle over the last 6 months. I’ll try to submit more frequent production updates … Continue reading

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Documentary Shrot List For Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have named 15 films that made the short-list in the Documentary Feature category for the 81st Academy Awards, whittling the number down from a record 94 that had originally qualified. Documentary Branch … Continue reading

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OBSCENE: A PORTRAIT OF BARNEY ROSSETT AND GROVE PRESS, WHO LIVES FOR FREEDOM OF THE PRESS AND SCREEN

OBSCENE:  A PORTRAIT OF BARNEY AND GROVE PRESS:     (2007)    97 MINUTES        D:  DANIEL O’CONNOR AND NEIL ORTENBERG      DOCUMENTARY          PLAYS:       FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST  TO  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26TH  AT  7  AND  9PM. Lady Chatterly’s Lover, Naked … Continue reading

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HARDCORE: THE SCREWBALL COMEDY, OR THE CLASS THAT TAUGHT US HOW CUKOR, HAWKS AND STURGES MAKE DIVORCE FUN AGAIN!

HARDCORE:  THE SCREWBALL COMEDY        Instructor:  Steven Schardt NWFF PRESENTS THE CLASS TO TAKE ON ALL THINGS EXTREMELY WITTY.  IT TOOK PLACE ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH FROM 10AM TO 7PM, WITH AN ADDED UNEXPECTED (BUT I’M SURE DELIGHTFUL) … Continue reading

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Some Prop 8 Backlash

I received this (see below) today via Facebook.I heard about some of the backlash supporters of prop 8 have been receiving in the theatre world, but it looks like this is spreading to those in the film world as well. … Continue reading

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