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Monthly Archives: December 2009
As 2009 comes to a close, so does our year-long series exploring the films of 1969. We began with new prints of two outlaw odysseys Easy Rider and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. We close the series with two … Continue reading
Any stereotypes of NWFF as a place mired in humorless, art-house sophistication can be dispelled here and now. In fact, any respect you may have had for us at all may be dispelled. Underneath the Japanese auteur retrospectives and slow … Continue reading
Northwest Film Forum is pleased to expand its commitment to film education with the launch of “Required Viewing,” a new series of classes that explore the history of cinema. This winter’s schedule includes the seminars, “New Hollywood Cinema” and “French … Continue reading
A Top Ten List by NWFF’s Membership Service’s volunteer: (A word of Warning: This blog post contains language one might regard as, shall we say, PG-13?) Since 2000, I’ve both worked in multiplexes and volunteered at NWFF: here are the … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that we are able to hold over Frederick Wiseman’s documentary La Danse: Le Ballet de l’Opera de Paris through December 16, playing daily at 7pm. The film has been drawing huge crowds all weekend, and … Continue reading
Designed by Peter Lucas, of course. And here’s more: That’s right folks. Wake the town and tell the people that SOUL NITE is back! Our winter soul celebration at Northwest Film Forum NEXT THURSDAY December 10th (8pm, doors open at … Continue reading
Here’s a Ten Best at NWFF list from our friend and regular, Glenn Fox: To: NWFF From: Glenn Fox Thanks for another year of great programming at your two cinemas. Special thanks for bringing Lisandro Alonso and his films to … Continue reading
Thanks to some glorious reviews of La Danse, there are sure to be some full houses this weekend. I recommend getting your tickets now! La Danse plays Northwest Film Forum December 4-10 at 7pm daily. “Four stars: captures the fleeting … Continue reading
Last year we welcomed your top ten favorites of the year. Movies would be appropriate, of course, but let us know what you loved best this year in any category! We’ll be giving free tickets to movies at Northwest Film … Continue reading
His BASS ACKWARDS, in which he takes a cross country journey in this van, was just accepted into Sundance’s NEXT, a new section composed of eight American films selected for their innovative and original work in low-and no-budget filmmaking.