Monthly Archives: October 2010

Reminder! Submit your Pocket Film Challenge‏

Pocket Film Challenge Deadline is November 8 Northwest Film Forum announces our latest obstruction for the frisky filmmaker: The Pocket Film Challenge-a small screen, big picture experience. Filmmakers are asked to use mobile phones to shoot and edit three-minute, one-take … Continue reading

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A post about a movie about a poem

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness When I saw there was a movie called Howl playing at NWFF this weekend, I kind of hoped it was about werewolves. But it’s actually about “angelheaded hipsters” – … Continue reading

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Howl if you love James Franco

And read about how he prepared to play Allen Ginsberg: AN ACTOR PREPARES Finding the Beat Capturing the young Allen Ginsberg, as the author did for this month’s biopic Howl, means tweaked ears, a New Jersey accent, and a thorough … Continue reading

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The 1928 Cell Phone?

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New internship posted

Volunteer Coordination Internship Learn what it takes to manage people, shifts and volunteer responsibilities in this 6-month internship with the nonprofit film arts center Northwest Film Forum. Northwest Film Forum seeks an outgoing, responsible and detail-oriented Volunteer Coordination Intern. This position … Continue reading

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The Anchorage is “pitch perfect” for this rainy fall weekend

Thanks to Seattlest for picking up on an important detail about this weekend’s The Anchorage.  It’s an ideal fall film!  Says Seattlest: We’ve been hearing some great things about about this one. The scuttlebutt is that it’s a quiet, meditative … Continue reading

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The Anchorage A Mini-Cine-Manifesto

With NY Times critic A.O. Scott’s discussion of the ever evaporating line between fact and fiction in documentary filmmaking, I found myself remembering a long conversation I had with James Benning back in 2007 after our screening of his film … Continue reading

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New discount to members to The Local Vine

In addition to the many filmmaking discounts we offer our members, we are pleased to announce this special deal from “neighborhood wine bar” The Local Vine: With any $10 purchase, all Film Forum members can get a FREE bowl of … Continue reading

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Coming soon, for your biking pleasure

Hey, what’s that they’re working on in front of Northwest Film Forum’s sidewalk? Well, what do you know!  It’s our long-awaited BIKE RACK! (and PS.  have you noticed this in our window?)

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What’s Wrong With The Picture: Saturday’s Screening of Enter The Void

A few years ago while attending the International Film Festival Rotterdam, I watched the world premiere of the Dutch made documentary BABAJI, AN INDIAN LOVE STORY. At this screening I was privy to an odd series of announcements springing forth … Continue reading

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