Monthly Archives: April 2009

Local films in SIFF including The Immaculate Conception of LIttle Dizzle!

Congrats to all these filmmakers! NWFF is proud to have had a role in so many of these great NW productions. SIFF 2009 Centerpiece Gala Humpday, directed by Lynn Shelton (USA, 2009) Two college buddies test the limits of heterosexual … Continue reading

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Man Down: Peter Simpson, the Artistic Director of the Port Townsend Film Festival Dead at 74

“Peter Simpson, the Artistic Director of the Port Townsend Film Festival, died on Thursday night, April 16, 2009, age 74. Peter had been involved with the PTFF since its inception and for many of us was the public face of … Continue reading

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Pre-stonewall Lesbian fun!

Seattle Gay News previews The Killing of Sister George: Sister George is pre-Stonewall Lesbian fun by Scott Rice – SGN Contributing Writer God Save the Queens film series The Killing of Sister George Opening April 23 The year was 1968. … Continue reading

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Director Ramin Bahrani is coming to NWFF

Northwest Film Forum is pleased to host award winning filmmaker Ramin Bahrani and a first look screening of his latest film, Goodbye Solo, on Wednesday, April 29, at 7pm. Bahrani will also lead a Master Class at NWFF on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Unbridled Stimulus Package is ready for action

After many weeks of preparations, party producers Implied Violence and the rest of the NWFF team are ready to bring you Unbridled Stimulus Package, NWFF’s annual fundraising gala, tomorrow beginning tomorrow, April 18 at 6pm at lovely China Harbor Restaurant. … Continue reading

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Medicine For Melancholy Encore

If you missed our screening of Medicine for Melancholy a couple of months ago, no fear! Langston Hughes African American Film Festival is reprising this wonderful gem Friday, April 24, at 7:00PM. Director Barry Jenkins produced a one shot film … Continue reading

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Cannes 2009

Early word from Cannes has a number of great filmmakers making bows at this year’s festival. The rest of the selection is announced on April 23. Will HUMPDAY end up in the selection? Check back next week. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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NWFF and 826 Seattle present a sneak-peek of AWAY WE GO

Northwest Film Forum is proud to collaborate with 826 in presenting a special sneak-peek screening of Away We Go, a new film from Focus Features and director Sam Mendes. The event, a benefit for 826 Seattle, will be held Saturday, … Continue reading

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Going to Tallahassee this weekend? Catch LITTLE DIZZLE!

The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle plays its third film festival this weekend, making its Florida premiere at the Tallahassee Film Festival this Friday. Sounds like there is already some excitement building for the film down there: “Films with ‘crazy … Continue reading

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SWEET CRUDE benefit tonight

Here’s a fine last minute suggestion for your evening plans: RAISE IT! SWEET CRUDE FREEDOM MIX BENEFIT CONCERT CELEBRATING ONE YEAR FREE In April 2008, Seattle-based filmmaker Sandy Cioffi and crew members Sean Porter, Tammi Sims and Cliff Worsham returned … Continue reading

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