Monthly Archives: July 2010

Leon Morin, Priest matters because… Well, I’ll just let Bill White tell you

All you need to know and more about Leon Morin, Priest, which opens this weekend, is in this article at the Seattle Post Globe: Seen from today’s perspective, Morin might be defined as an advocate of ‘liberation theology,” a term … Continue reading

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Grassroots goes for the iconic soundtrack

Sounds like the indie film Grassroots, which is shooting in Seattle as we speak, might be following in fellow Seattleite Cameron Crowe‘s footsteps.  Could the Grassroots soundtrack be the iconic movie soundtrack of the 20-teens? Music Supervisors Announced for GRASSROOTS, … Continue reading

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Suggested Reading Of The Day

Film Comment’s new edition includes a beautiful list of must read film blogs. We at NWFF pay attention to most of these and encourage you to as well. Here’s an excerpt from the article. July/August 2010 IT’S ALIVE!: The Top … Continue reading

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Kudos, Paul Allen

Paul Allen, who has been generous to all the arts for the past two decades, is planning to give even more in the next few years. The story in The Seattle Times starts this way: “Billionaire Paul Allen has taken … Continue reading

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Bastille Day

Celebrate it the best way I know possible, with a little drive through the streets of its most beautiful city; Paris. I’ve screened this one many time. Still one of my favorites. Thank you Claude Lelouch for giving us this … Continue reading

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Roman Polanski is a free man in Switzerland

Roman Polanski avoids extradition to U.S. Citing a possible flaw because U.S. authorities failed to turn over certain papers, Swiss authorities reject the extradition request that originated in Los Angeles. The Oscar-winning director is released from house arrest. Oscar-winning film … Continue reading

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One year on, an update from Northwest Film Forum

About one year ago, on July 30, 2009, Northwest Film Forum sent out an urgent appeal to all of our members and supporters, asking for them to help us get out of a $70,000 financial hole we had found ourselves … Continue reading

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D-Tour tries to break your heart

[vimeo=http://vimeo.com/5313950] At the beginning of the engrossing documentary D-Tour, Pat Spurgeon explains that he always wanted to be a musician his entire life, to the point where he had no backup plan. He eventually joined the indie rock band Rogue … Continue reading

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Holy smokes – we’re a winner

Imagine my delight and surprise to be visited by a charming troupe of TeenTix young ladies, delivering me this signing telegram: I don’t know what to say! Except, of course, that we’d like to thank the Academy… Someone had a … Continue reading

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Support your local Bike Polo Documentary

Please join us for a sneak preview of the beginnings of our Bike Polo documentary. In addition there will be bike polo demonstrations (1 on 1 knife fights), Beer and Live Music. This just in: Bike themed jewelery by Kelsey … Continue reading

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