Monthly Archives: February 2009

I’m Walkin’ Here!

Heard that before? Maybe it’s time you saw the original scene referenced in this pop culture moments, courtesy of Wikipedia: The final scene with Joe’s arms around Rizzo was parodied in the 1994 Seinfeld episode “The Mom & Pop Store”: … Continue reading

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Our cinema is your cinema

Did you know you can rent NWFF’s cinemas for as little as $50 an hour? Cast and crew screenings, birthday parties, script readings…you name it and I’m sure we’ll let you do it in our cinemas. Get all the information … Continue reading

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Original 1969 review of Midnight Cowboy

This one is too big to paste in, so you’ll have to download the whole thing by clicking here. But’s worth it. The Film Quarterly writer definitely had some mixed impressions from Schlesinger’s film, which won 3 Oscars, including Best … Continue reading

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In New York Today, Seattle This Spring

Birdsong, and Examined Life, two films opening today in New York will make their Seattle premieres April 24th at Northwest Film Forum. From David Hudson at IFC’s The Daily On Birdsong “‘Birdsong‘ (‘El Cant dels Ocells‘), a lovely and strange … Continue reading

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Insider’s peek at last weekend’s awards

Our board president Jennifer Roth (producer of THE WRESTLER) shares some thoughts from her experiences at the Independent Spirits and Oscar related parties last weekend: My Weekend: 1. Yes, I attended the Spirit Awards on Saturday. These are the Oscars … Continue reading

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MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY HELD OVER

The crowds seem to be building for our screening of Barry Jenkins’ MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY, especially with him here in person introducing screenings and doing Q & A’s. So much so we’ve decided to hold the film over for an … Continue reading

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UPDATE on Shuttered New Yorker Films

IndieWIRE updated the news regarding New Yorker Films with the following statement sent to filmmakers by Jose Lopez, an administrator with the company. Here’s what he had to say: “I have sad news. The parent company of New Yorker Films … Continue reading

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New Yorker Films Shutters Its Doors

Will Three Monkeys be the last release to hit Seattle screens from one of the US’ most important film distributors New Yorker Films? The answer may very well be yes. It was announced today that the nations foremost distributor of … Continue reading

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Secret Matinees return!

This just in from the Sprocket society: The SECRET SUNDAY MATINEE Returns Now later — at 3:00 PM — by popular demand! Every Sunday, March 1 – May 24, 2009 at the Northwest Film Forum – 1515 12th Ave. Tickets … Continue reading

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Lynn Shelton wins Independent Spirit Award

Yes! Lynn Shelton (We Go Way Back, My Effortless Brilliance, Humpday, etc.) just won an Independent Spirit Someone to Watch Award. Here is the complete list of winners: Best Feature The Wrestler Producers: Darren Aronofsky, Scott Franklin Best Director Thomas … Continue reading

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