Monthly Archives: April 2009

Trailer For Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness?

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Can Hieronymus Merkin… Worst Movie of 1969

Is it just me, or is anything Vincent Canby hates this much worth seeing at least once in your life? (Interestingly, NWFF is also screening another one of his top 10 worst: we’ll be showing On Her Majesty’s Secret Service … Continue reading

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Original 1969 articles about TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN

Here’s one from the omnipresent Vincent Canby (larger version here): And here’s a feature about Woody Allen as an emerging jack-of-all-arts: Take the Money and Run plays as part of our year-long 1969 series May 1-7.

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Gala photos posted!

Visit out our Flickr page to see all the fun from our annual fundraising gala, held April 18. Thanks for Mark Sullo for the photos!

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Goodbye Solo this Wednesday

After releasing three films in four years, Iranian-American writer/director Ramin Bahrani has found critical adoration, not the least of which comes from Roger Ebert, who recently named him the new great American filmmaker. High praise indeed, but it’s easy to … Continue reading

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Little Dizzle in Portland and San Francisco

The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle is making the West Coast rounds! Northwest Film Center Portland, OR April 29 Director David Russo in attendance! San Francisco International Film Festival Sundance Kabuki Cinemas May 2 – David Russo in attendance May … Continue reading

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The Critics Picks: Cannes Critics’ Week Line-up

More from the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. Here’s the critic’s week line-up: Competition Feature films “Huacho,” Alejandro Fernández Almendras (Chili/France/Germany). “Ordinary People,” Vladimir Perisic (Serbia/France). “Lost Persons Area,” Caroline Strubbe (Belgium). “Adieu Gary Cooper,” Nassim Amaouche (France). “Mal día para … Continue reading

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“Throw Down Your Heart” in NYC this weekend, coming to Seattle in August

Here’s a sneak peek at what’s coming up in NWFF’s summer calendar. We will be showing the new documentary Throw Down Your Heart on August 7-13, 2009. Award winning documentary Throw Down Your Heart follows banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck as … Continue reading

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HUMPDAY IN THE FORTNIGHT AT CANNES!

Congrats to Seattle filmmaker Lynn Shelton and her crew who are off to Cannes. Her latest HUMPDAY screens in the prestigious Director’s Fortnight, whose inaugural year we’re celebrating in our 69 series. Shelton shares the line-up with Francis Ford Coppola … Continue reading

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CANNES FESTIVAL UNVEILED

Announced today in Paris: The 2009 Cannes competition lineup: “Abrazos Rotos” (Broken Embraces), directed by Pedro Almodovar “Antichrist,” directed by Lars Von Trier “Bright Star,” directed by Jane Campion “Enter The Void,” directed by Gasper Noe “Faces,” directed by Tsai … Continue reading

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