Monthly Archives: August 2009

TIFF Excitement From NWFF Member Glenn Fox

Today we received this very excited email from our member Glenn Fox who will be attending the Toronto International Film Festival(TIFF) this year. Glenn will be acting as a de facto Hot Splice reporter this year, with this preview and … Continue reading

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Seattle Magazine features Bao Tran

Here’s a nice profile, well-timed as a lead up to the 12th Annual Local Sightings Film Festival (October 3-8), since Bao had an awesome short in last year’s fest, Bookie. Fall Arts Spotlight: Filmmaker Bao Tran By Brangien Davis Buzz … Continue reading

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An Interview With Ink Director Jamin Winans

Came across this interview with the director of INK which we screen tomorrow and Sunday. The film is something like DONNIE DARKO dipped into a corporate greed blender. A great genre film that we hope you’ll enjoy. Tuesday, January 20, … Continue reading

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Two “excellent” docs, taken from the headlines

The Seattle Times on locally made Arid Lands: “A clear-thinking portrait of our state…makes excellent viewing for any Washingtonian seeking to further understand the complexities of the region once considered a nuclear wasteland.” And here’s a few reasons to check … Continue reading

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LACMA Film Program Saved by Foreign Press

Good news for our friend Ian Bernie down in LA, Anne Thomson reports that LACMA’s film program has been saved by $150,000 in support from the Hollywood Foreign press Association (they put on the Golden Globes) and Time Warner Cable.

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Some lovely Bike-In photos posted

There’s more at www.iamnotafashionphotographer.com, courtesy of David Gallo.

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A Remix of The Remix

Last month we had Joe Milutis here for a remixing of the moonlanding for the 40th anniversary. Today Joe sent me a remix of the remix for those of you who missed it.Hope you enjoy! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEy1yAcR9aM]

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Ted Kennedy Tribute

I was saddened to hear of Senator Kennedy’s passing today and was reminded of the Ken Burns tribute that screened at the DNC convention nearly one year ago. As a fitting tribute I’m posting it here. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2r9mQ7bUco]

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Melvin Van Peebles an astronomer? Hell Yeah!

A supremely interesting interview with Melvin Van Peebles revealing all sorts of crazy history about the man here

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Saturday Night Fiebre

If you go see one dark, violent, movie-referencing cinematic period piece about power and male identity this week, don’t make it Inglourious Basterds (that can wait). See director Pablo Larrain’s new film Tony Manero. Much has been said about how … Continue reading

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