Monthly Archives: March 2010

LET’S DO IT! A night of sex worker made media

I was living in Austin, TX during my early 20s tending bar in the club scene filthy with cheap ecstasy, awesome DJs, and beautiful people. The debauchery was relentless and fairly harmless. I shared a little house in the barrio … Continue reading

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Melvin Van Peebles tells you to put away your cell phone

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TJcfxH7WEI] Recorded in Northwest Film Forum’s 16mm film vault during Melvin’s visit on September 9, 2009.

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Summer Camps!

These camps for the youngest emerging filmmakers are the highlight of our summer. Take a gander at these new offerings, just posted on our website! Summer Camps for Youth NWFF Summer camps are two week long camps for 11-14 year … Continue reading

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Washington State representing At Awards Ceremony SXSW

As the awards came in last night at this years SXSW, we received word from our friends on the ground that a few locals were racking them up. Travis Senger’s White Lines and The Fever: The Death of DJ Junebug … Continue reading

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Animators profiled in Seattle Mag

A little behind the times on this one, but you should pick up the March issue of Seattle Magazine, or click here, to read a great profile of five local animators. Just so happens they all have some sort of … Continue reading

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Northwest Film Forum’s Annual Gala is May 6

SAVE THE DATE NORTHWEST FILM FORUM’S ANNUAL GALA IS MAY 6 at the Georgetown Ballroom. The gala is a dinner, a party and a show, and this year we are moving all three to the glamorous Georgetown Ballroom. The evening … Continue reading

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The March Point Controversy

Our friends over at Longhouse Media found themselves victims of image theft that was used in racist attacks against native youth in Canada. The above image from Longhouse’s award winning film MARCH POINT apeared in a UsedWinnipeg.com ad headlined “Native … Continue reading

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45635: An Independent Spirit and SxSW winner

I’m really looking forward to 45365, a new documentary billed as “perhaps the first rural symphony.” Directors Bill & Turner Ross just won the Chaz and Roger Ebert Truer than Fiction Award at the Independent Spirit Awards, and the film … Continue reading

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You should be excited about Irish Reels

Because it looks like a great line up this year – check it out: The Cream of Celtic Cinema returns to Seattle! 2010 Irish Reels Film Festival, March 12-14 – Presented by Irish Reels Now in our twelfth year we … Continue reading

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Abbas Kiarostami Calls for Panahi’s Release

Abbas Kiarostami calls for his former assistant Jafar Panahi’s release. More over at the NY Times Lede.

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