Monthly Archives: January 2010

The end of Miramax?

Rumors abound, but meanwhile the doors have closed at the Weinstein-less Miramax, run by Disney until yesterday. It’s been a long time since the risky, ruthless early days of Bob and “Harvey Scissorhands,” when the Miramax logo meant bold, new … Continue reading

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Looking for another great intern

I don’t know how we do it, but somehow the Film Forum manages to attract the best interns in town. Alas, another one must leave us, so it’s time to put out the search again. This quarter’s administrative intern will … Continue reading

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Conversation of The Apes

As reported on Publicola yetserday, we’ve cancelled our screening of PLANET OF THE APES. It was a descion we made in the spirit of the community at large. We’ve encouraged the panelists to submit future posts on this matter to … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Magazine’s Best 25 of the Decade

Just came around to seeing this list now, so this is a bit late-breaking, but it’s still worth a mention since there are two local films on there – James Longley’s Iraq In Fragments, and Robinson Devor’s Zoo. Read the … Continue reading

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Thirteen Ways of Looking At Railroads

“The film is called RR, but I like to call it ‘Railroad,’ because RR sounds like a pirate movie.” – James Benning James Benning’s RR , screening next Wed, is a tribute to American freight infrastructure, an homage to the … Continue reading

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“Policebeat” in the Top 10 Sundance Fiction Films of the Decade

So says Dennis Lim! “Robinson Devor’s gorgeous reverie pairs the lovelorn interior monologue of a Senegalese Seattle cop with the alternately mundane and surreal happenings of his typical work week. A cop movie unlike any you’ve ever seen, it casts … Continue reading

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Benefit Screening For Haiti

When we heard about the earthquake in Haiti we immediately contacted our friend Michelange Quay whose film Eat For This is My Body we screened in ALTERNATE CINEMA a few years back to see how his friends and family were. … Continue reading

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BASS ACKWARDS ON YOUTUBE TOMORROW

In other digital news… Indiewire reports today that our very own Linas Phillips will release BASS ACKWARDS, which premieres at Sundance on Saturday, via YouTube Rentals tomorrow, in advance of the premiere. The film will be available only during the … Continue reading

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Our website is not completely down…

But it is being realllllly slow to load. Sorry everyone! Keep hitting refresh and bear with us while we figure out what is going on. Did I mention we are in need a of a website manager? Email me if … Continue reading

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IF A MEDIUM FALLS IN THE FOREST…

A message from Northwest Film Forum programmers and the announcement of a special screening. Anyone familiar with the wide-ranging programming at the Film Forum knows that we are not your traditional film purists. Part of our job is indeed to … Continue reading

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