Monthly Archives: August 2009

Your NWFF fall calendar is ready for download!

Click the image below to begin downloading: In order to save money and resources in the wake of our recent budget crisis, Northwest Film Forum has decided to go paperless! This fall, instead of getting the quarterly calendar delivered to … Continue reading

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NW Screenwriting Competition Quarterfinalists announced

This just in from NWSG: The Northwest Screenwriters Guild is proud to announce our QUARTERFINALISTS for this year’s competition: Paige Ablaze – Jennifer Reibman Secrets of the State – Keith Dussell Medicine Avenue – Susan Sfarra Home Island Security – … Continue reading

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“The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle” won Best Feature last night at the Downtown Film Festival in LA

Hooray! That’s two in a row, after David Russo won best director at the Montreal Fantasia in July! Congrats everyone! You can read more about the film at www.littledizzlefilm.com.

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The Mad Men of the 70s: Doug Pray’s Art & Copy

The Seattle Times and NY Times were certainly on the same wavelength when they reviewed Art & Copy, which opens today at Northwest Film Forum: ‘Art & Copy’: documentary on advertising as part of our culture By Moira Macdonald Seattle … Continue reading

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John Sinno talks SIFF

Producer John Sinno (Iraq In Fragments, Zombies of Mass Destruction) shares his thoughts after experiencing 18 Seattle International Film Festivals, echoing the complaints of many and sharing some unique insights: …A lot has changed in the film industry in the … Continue reading

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Special “Where the Wild Things Are” offer for NWFF members

826 Seattle and Northwest Film Forum are proud to present a special preview screening of “Where The Wild Things Are” on October 7 at the Cinerama. The event is a benefit for 826 Seattle. Screenwriter Dave Eggers will also attend … Continue reading

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Tune up that cruiser, it’s the 4th Annual Bike-In

Bands at 7pm, movie at dusk The fourth annual Seattle Bike-In brings together bicycle enthusiasts, transportation advocates, environmental groups, artists and community leaders for a celebration of biking and environmental sustainability. Part education fair, part community picnic, the Seattle Bike-In … Continue reading

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Another thoughtful, contextual review from Seattle Post-Globe

This preview of Jean-Pierre Melville’s Army of Shadows, which plays NWFF today (Wednesday) through Thursday, is yet another example of why the Seattle Post-Globe matters, and why you should consider donating to help them stay in business. Where else can … Continue reading

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What’s new with Wheedle’s Groove

This just in from Wheedle’s Groove director Jennifer Maas (ok, it came last week, but it’s a busy time around here!): Wheedle’s Groove wouldn’t exist without the Film Forum. Michael hooked me up with the Red Bull Music Academy — … Continue reading

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Northwest Film Forum raises $44,000 after asking its supporters for help

Facing a $70,000 budget shortfall, the non-profit film arts center made an appeal to its supporters.  The money raised will be used to preserve important programs and support artists. Northwest Film Forum is pleased to announce that to date it … Continue reading

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