Monthly Archives: June 2009

Suddenly “Police Beat” discussion

On Friday July 3 we’ll be hosting a screening and discussion of the movie “Police Beat.” At this screening of Police Beat, the film’s screenwriter, Charles Mudede, will speak with urban theorist Thomas Sieverts, author of Zwischenstadt, and writer Matthew … Continue reading

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If you are considering becoming a NWFF member

The time is now! Renew or become a member by June 30 (tomorrow!) and get all these special benefits: • Join or renew your membership before June 30, 2009 and receive an admit-two pass (value $18 and good through December, … Continue reading

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Local Sightings Submission Deadline

                    Filmmakers, don’t forget that this week is the final week to submit your films to our 12th Annual Local Sightings Film Festival. The submission form is available to download at … Continue reading

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Another late addition to the calendar

In addition to the Michael Jackson Tribute, we’ve also added a special late-night program: Family: A Webisodic Program Terisa Greenan, Seattle actress and filmmaker, has created Family, a comic web series on the topic of polyamory. Family is an episodic … Continue reading

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“I like the way he pops!” Michael Jackson Tribute

In 1983, outside of the Los Angeles location shooting of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” music video, interviewers asked many among the throngs of young fans who’d shown up why they liked Michael Jackson so much. For the most part, the girls … Continue reading

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Keep in touch

Did you know there are several ways to keep up-to-date with everything happening at NWFF? By Mail NWFF members get our printed quarterly calendar delivered to their home every quarter! For information on becoming a member and receiving our printed … Continue reading

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Tonight and Tomorrow

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Bjork this weekend

Don’t forget!

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Bergman’s House and Belongings Auctioned Off

Cineuropa has the story: Ingmar Bergman’s iconic home on the Baltic island of Färö and some of his personal belongings (including the famous magic lantern) are up for auction, in accordance to the Swedish legendary filmmaker’s last wishes. “This is … Continue reading

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Amin Maher, Actor in Abass Kiarostami’s “Ten” and Son of Mania Akbari Arrested

This email just came across my desk from a colleague in Iran: Amin Maher, the actor in Abass Kiarostami’s movie “Ten” and son of Mania Akbari artist and director got arrested. Mania states:” It was Tuesday around ten in the … Continue reading

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