Monthly Archives: October 2009

Movies you will want to have seen

Mumblecore haters beware!  Don’t write Beeswax off as just another post-post-modern, vapid hipster flick.  Andrew Bujalski’s third feature is a quiet, mature and humorous work of art, and the critics agree: “A remarkably subtle, even elegant movie.” -Seattle Times “A … Continue reading

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Seeking a website manager – unpaid, but with perks!

Northwest Film Forum seeks a talented, independent person with experience in webpage development and back-end website management to write and engineer new webpages as well as to troubleshoot problems on the existing site. Work will be 2-10 hours per week … Continue reading

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The Yes Men at it again

Did anyone else not get the update that the press conference of the US Chamber of Commerce reversing climate change policy and causing Nike and Apple to resign their membership was a hoax put forth by the Yes Men? And … Continue reading

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Guy and Madeline

Back in March I read Amy Taubin’s Film Comment review of Damien Chazelle’s debut feature, Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench and knew I had to see it. About one month later the screener arrived in the mail and … Continue reading

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See Isabelli Rossellini – with your NWFF member discount

Courtesy of Seattle Arts & Lectures: Isabella Rossellini 7:30pm, November 18, 2009, Benaroya Hall Isabella Rossellini, daughter of Italian neorealist film pioneer Roberto Rossellini and legendary Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman, was born to be creative. As a child living in … Continue reading

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More photos from the Local Sightings Big Opening Night Party

At Flickr.

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STINGRAY SAM creator/star Cory McAbee interview

Here’s an interview just posted by Karina Longworth of Spout blog with Cory McAbee, who will be at NWFF in person on November 20 for the Seattle premiere of his film STINGRAY SAM. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4uwrghMdSo&feature=player_embedded] By Karina Longworth If there’s a … Continue reading

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Wheedle’s Groove Wins Indie Memphis

Seattle scored big yet again on the festival circuit this weekend as Jennifer Maas’ WHEEDLE’S GROOVE took the audience prize in the documentary category at Indie Memphis. Congrats to Jennifer and her outstanding crew!

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Headless Woman has critics talking

Seems like every time I try to catch up on some film reading, I run across a reference to The Headless Woman, a dramatic feature from Argentina’s Lucrecia Martel playing at NWFF next week. It’s emerging as one of the … Continue reading

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We did 69; BAM does 62

The New York Times has a great piece on Brooklyn Academy of Music’s series of 12 films from 1962. I can’t help but compare the connections made between films in the article to those we have hoped audiences would draw … Continue reading

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