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Monthly Archives: March 2011
Can you guess what movies Thom Andersen uses to illustrate the following ideas in his smart and playful video essay, Los Angeles Plays Itself? (Hint: Here’s a list) “Through Union Station’s corridors and grand lobby have passed gangsters, drug dealers, … Continue reading
We are excited to reprise the much-lauded Los Angeles Plays Itself this Sunday, March 27 at 7pm (with director Thom Andersen in attendance). I first saw this a few years back when the Film Forum first played it, and have … Continue reading
Attention all cash-strapped internet fans and cheapskate dates! This Friday’s Ambient Intimacy event with the Beta Society is now buy-one-get-one-free! You can buy your first ticket right now (and we’ll let you bring your date for free the night of … Continue reading
Enjoy this exclusive clip from the radio show Recovery – Coast to Coast. Host Neil Scott interviews producer Michael Och’s about his documentary profile of his brother Phil Ochs. The film explores the motives and goals that drove Phil Ochs … Continue reading
This Saturday on the UWTV/Channel 27 film series, Backstory: The Filmmaker’s Vision, local filmmaker and previous NWFF Local Sightings participant Rustin Thompson’s feature film, The Ends of the Earth, screens at 9pm (with additional showings throughout the following week). This … Continue reading
Seattle Contest Accepts Entries Cinematic lore tells us that upon witnessing D.W. Griffiths’s 1915 epic The Birth of A Nation, President Woodrow Wilson called it “writing history with lightning.” Now you have a chance to (re)write your own history with … Continue reading
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Here’s an interesting interview conducted by Damon Smith of Filmmaker Magazine of our youngest auteur of the quarter Xavier Dolan, whose HEARTBEATS opens here on Friday. A native of Montreal, Dolan is a former child actor who wrote and directed … Continue reading
T.J. Martin, the Seattle filmmaker who, along with Brian Quist, made A Day in the Hype of America, just sold his film, Undefeated, to The Weinstein Company at SXSW. The documentary follows a Memphis football team, the Manassas Tigers, whose … Continue reading