Tag Archives: Lisandro Alonso

Cine Independiente: Discovery in Context

No Gauchos. No Futbol. No Tango. Tonight Northwest Film Forum opens a series of independent films from Argentina, and in keeping with its promise of ‘discoveries,’ a diverse slate will be revealed (in which audiences may encounter nothing more native … Continue reading

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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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Decade’s Watch List

As 2010 arrives many critics and curators are creating their top 10 lists of the decade. As we enter the decades final months I thought I’d start with my top ten directors to watch whose careers started this decade. 1.  … Continue reading

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A Shot From The One Shot

The photo above is a set still of Lisandro Alonso on set last week on the one-shot film he shot in unincorporated Snohomish County.  Standing to his left is Jason Knoll and Ben Kasulke, the camera department on this shoot. … Continue reading

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Making of Liverpool Videos

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fop4NGWR1hY] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3O3Zy15bCo] For those of you coming this week to Lisandro Alonso’s films, therre are two interesting youtube clips showing some moments from the set of LIVERPOOL that might interest you. I’ve posted both above.

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LISANDRO ALONSO PRIMER

Tomorrow one of cinema’s recent poets Lisandro Alonso arrives in our city for a complete retrospective of his work. While the film forum is responsible for touring Alonso latest film LIVERPOOL throughout the US and Canada, we’ll also be engaging … Continue reading

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Top 10 Of 2008

For the purists out there, I want to be clear that many of these films were actually released in 2007, but I didn’t get a round to viewing them until 2008. My apologies to the purists. For Seattleites, many of … Continue reading

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