Monthly Archives: May 2011

Perfect Timing

All Eyes on Tacoma Feature Do you know Joe? In case you don’t, actor-producer Joe Rosati has entertained Tacoma for the past several years with a stack of film roles that continues to rise. My own first encounter came in … Continue reading

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Kino Founder Passes Away

We just received word that Kino’s founder Donald Krim passed away. It was shocking and very depressing news. Kino is one of independent and international cinema’s biggest champions in the US. Donald was at the heart of this company and … Continue reading

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Call to Action

Our friends in the department of Film & Video at Seattle Central Community College need your help. Due to state budget cuts the college is considering reducing the department by 12% next year. If you see the value of the … Continue reading

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SIFTING THROUGH SIFF

As SIFF is a mere week away, I thought I’d keep with tradition and post a list of films that will open in Seattle after the festival (for those wanting to save a few bucks) as well as my own … Continue reading

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Join us at the Happy Hour Saloon!

Film lovers and film makers: Come out as we revive our Saloon and celebrate the release of our new quarterly calendar! On Friday, May 13, pick up your new quarterly schedule and enjoy happy hour in our palatial lobby. Meet … Continue reading

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Looking Back – And Moving Forward

Eric Moseley Keeps His Eye (and Camera) on Homelessness Let’s begin with a seemingly out-of-the-blue stereotype about the homeless: They don’t have their own websites. Another: They lack both the means and drive to engage in artistic pursuits. Well, Eric … Continue reading

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Get your bargains at the Online Auction

Northwest Film Forum’s Online Auction  Great deals – with all the proceeds benefiting the Film Forum! Bidding begins Wednesday, May 4 at 6pm and will close Saturday, May 14 at 6pm We are pleased to announce our annual Online Auction, … Continue reading

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Get your ’80s fix at the Gala-ga After Party

The Gala-ga After-Party! Friday, May 6 – Beginning at 10pm (after the annual gala) Can’t make it to the annual fundraising gala? Join us for the after-party! Dance the night away to tunes by 80s Invasion, enjoy galactic cocktails and … Continue reading

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Northwest films at SIFF 2011

This year, SIFF has classified their program a little differently. They’ve identified 10 (I think) “pathways,” which are basically genres to help the casual festivalgoer decide what they want to see that night. Never heard of “Backyard,” from Iceland? Perhaps … Continue reading

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