Monthly Archives: February 2010

Here And Now – Magnificient Tati

Director Michael House just forwarded us an interview he did with NPR today for his film Magnificient Tati, which screens as part of our Sunday Masters Series. Other directors represented in the series are Eric Rohmer and Andrei Tarkovsky.

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Great news about that New Yorker Films catalogue

“Nearly a year after closing its doors, New Yorker Films is back in business. Jose Lopez, longtime VP at New Yorker Films alongside founder Dan Talbot, is the new president of the new New Yorker Films in the wake of … Continue reading

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When It Was Blue: filmmaking beyond the narrative

I didn’t attend the University of Colorado because Stan Brakhage taught there. I didn’t know who he was when I landed on campus in the fall of 2000. I soon learned he was the wizened patriarch of the film program … Continue reading

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Canoe Way: The Sacred Journey

Screening February 20, 2010 @ 5:00 pm Northwest Film Forum (Director and some Puyallup Canoe Family participants in attendance) Each summer, tribes and First Nations from Oregon, Washington, Canada and Alaska, follow their ancestral pathways – traveling hundreds of miles … Continue reading

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An update from team “Little Blue Pill”

This just in from director Aaron Godfred, of the new Northwest-shot movie Little Blue Pill: Greetings from Team Little Blue Pill. As we near the end of post-production with the Foley, effects and audio mix remaining, we reflect on the … Continue reading

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Rotterdam Standouts

All told i saw 32 films (not including shorts) this week at Rotterdam, but only a few stood out. Like any festival it could often be the result of your only selection process and considering the 21 screens screenings films … Continue reading

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Additional screening added for “Women of Dirt” tonight

Tonight’s screening of Awesome Land: Women of Dirt is completely sold out for the 8pm show. BUT…we’ve added an additional show at 9:30pm! Tickets will only be available at the door beginning at 9pm. Tonight’s Seattle premiere will be a … Continue reading

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Kino Climates

One section of the IFFR this year, Kino Climates, provided space for dialogue amongst small venues throughout Europe, something like a mini-winter camp for these passionate exhibitors who champion the experimental, avant-garde, and independent cinema from their region and throughout the globe. Akin … Continue reading

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Award winning film editor killed by a getaway car in a freak accident

NEW YORK – An award-winning film editor who worked on many of Errol Morris’ documentaries, including “The Fog of War,” was struck and killed by a getaway car speeding from a Manhattan drugstore robbery, police and her mother said on … Continue reading

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The Dutch Do It Right

Greetings from Rotterdam where I’m attending the 2010 installment of Europe’s (if not the world) boldest festival. International Film Festival Rotterdam (IRRF) gives the world’s curators something to aspire to, and the 2010 edition is no exception.  This year festival organizers dared their audience to not … Continue reading

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