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15th Anniversary Scrapbook: The Grand Illusion

Did you know Northwest Film Forum once operated the Grand Illusion Cinema?  It’s true. The original Film Forum founders bought, remodeled and then ran the cinema for 8 years starting in mid 1996.  The little cinema that could has had … Continue reading

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Female Trouble is the centerpiece of John Waters’ golden age

Playing July 23-29 at The Grand Illusion Cinema John Waters has made a career out of skull-fucking suburban complacency (two cars, two kids, a mortgage, and the right shoes means everybody’s fine). His vision of the counter-culture is violent, grotesque, … Continue reading

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Share the love – support the Grand Illusion Cinema

Hi Fans, We must make a special plea for your support. Funding is running low for us this summer. If you enjoy the classy, unique atmosphere and eclectic programming we offer, consider becoming a member. For us, it’s an immediate … Continue reading

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Friends of the Film Forum

Since our last two NWFF Digests (our weekly e-newsletter) have been devoted to our current financial crisis, I haven’t been able to post the usual plugs and event listings. So, here they are. Mark your calendars! In association with the … Continue reading

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Discounted Charlton Heston

Hey NWFF members: See PLANET OF THE APES at the Grand Illusion for their member price, which I think is the same as ours – $5. Whatever it is, it’s a bargain! Thanks, GI! In return, we’ll be offering our … Continue reading

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