Tag Archives: Joe Swanberg

15th Anniversary Scrapbook: Great guests of the past

How many do you recognize? From top left to bottom right: August Wilson, James Benning, Bill Plympton, Blammo, Bonnie Bedelia, Bruce Baillie, Caveh Zahedi, Claire Denis, Eddie Izzard, Cameron Crowe, Crispin Glover, Guy Maddin, Haskel Wexler, Karen Black, Lisandro Alonso, … Continue reading

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Local Sightings spotlight: The Mountain, the River and the Road

We are pleased to include Mike Harring’s The Mountain, the River and the Road as this year’s opening night film at Local Sightings (and tickets are selling fast, so I’d get yours now). Here’s the description: The latest of Seattle’s … Continue reading

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Esther Robinson’s Glamorous Life

Filmmaker Esther Robinson (who visited the Film Forum a couple years ago with her film A Walk into the Sea: Danny Williams and the Warhol Factory) has a fun new column in Filmmaker Magazine called “A Filmmaker’s Glamorous Life.” In … Continue reading

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Joe Swanberg’s One Shot

On the eve of the SXSW premiere of Joe Swanberg‘s latest film ALEXANDER THE LAST, we thought it would be a good time to roll out Swanberg’s one shot film, shot while he was attending our Local Sightings Film Festival … Continue reading

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Mumblecore Not Dead Yet

Despite thrashings by a number of critics around the country including Amy Taubin the unfortunately moniker for the latest “movement” in cinema mumblecore continues its rise. Partially shot by Seattle’s own Ben Kasulke, Joe Swanberg‘s film NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS was … Continue reading

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