Monthly Archives: October 2009

Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Fest starts today

Is it just me, or is this year’s festival line-up especially exciting? Tonight’s opening night film is An Englishman In New York, followed by a huge party at Sodo Park (3200 First Ave. S.). If you’ve never been to the … Continue reading

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Local Sightings Awards

Congratulations and Bravos are owed to all the filmmakers and audience members who attended this year’s Local Sightings Film Festival!  It was an all-around exciting week with cheering audiences, stimulating conversations and gleeful celebrating. But as always, we give a … Continue reading

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NWFF seeks Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteer Coordinator – part time unpaid Northwest Film Forum seeks an outgoing, responsible and detail-oriented Volunteer Coordinator. The volunteer coordinator is the liaison between the intern and volunteer corps at the organization and the staff. The volunteer coordinator works with … Continue reading

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Discount for NWFF members to Steve McQueen series at SAM

And it looks like a good one: King of Cool: The Films of Steve McQueen Thursdays, January 7–March 11, 2010, 7:30 pm SAM Downtown, Plestcheeff Auditorium Steve McQueen (1930–1980) would have been eighty years old in 2010, but he’ll always … Continue reading

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Indie Film in Seattle (in The Guardian)

New article in The Guardian about the indie film scenes in Seattle and Austin. It leads with Humpday and includes paragraphs on Joe Swanberg and — one of our favorite directors — Ramin Bahrani.

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This is Not a Press Release – details about REM doc

Sorry to just post this entire press release about the upcoming screening of “This is Not a Show,” the new REM concert documentary, but it really does sum it all up. “This is Not a Show” screens at the Film … Continue reading

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Focal Points: Rare 1969 documentaries on Wednesday

This just in from our co-presenter, the Sprocket Society: Hi everyone –  Coming up this Wednesday night is our second program co-presented with Northwest Film Forum as part of the 69 series.  More info and links below; we hope you … Continue reading

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Salesman – Original 1969 reviews

It would appear that Salesman has been impressing the critics for forty years, if the recent Publicola review is any evidence (“The best movie I’ve seen all year”). Here’s Vincent Canby’s original review (didn’t anyone else review movies for the … Continue reading

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Hey Film Forum volunteers! Get a load of this deal.

Want a free or discounted night’s stay in a hotel? Check this out. Give A Day, Get A Night Sage Supports Volunteerism Give 8 hours of community service and Get a complimentary night stay or 50% discount on hotel rooms … Continue reading

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Big Opening Night Party photos posted

There’s some photos from the Local Sightings Big Opening Night Party over at our Flickr page – more soon!

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