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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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Jennifer Roth awarded the Mayor’s Award

Congratulations to Northwest Film Forum Board President Jennifer Roth!  She will be the recipient of the Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film at this year’s Seattle International Film Festival. From the press release: 2011 Mayor’s Film Award Recipient Announced: … Continue reading

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John Sinno talks SIFF

Producer John Sinno (Iraq In Fragments, Zombies of Mass Destruction) shares his thoughts after experiencing 18 Seattle International Film Festivals, echoing the complaints of many and sharing some unique insights: …A lot has changed in the film industry in the … Continue reading

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“Little Dizzle” scheduled for encore in “Best of SIFF” series

David Russo’s “The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle” will be back for a Seattle encore screening as part of SIFF’s “Best of SIFF” series. The film will screen June 21 at 8:30pm at SIFF Cinema. “Best of SIFF” gives audiences … Continue reading

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The ending of “World’s Greatest Dad”

If you were at the Egyptian yesterday when the lamp blew out during the final, climactic scene of WORLD’S GREATEST DAD, and had to leave in order to make your next movie and aren’t sure if they ever started the … Continue reading

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“End of the Line” doc succeeds in gaining star power

Here’s a story that will warm some hearts, and evoke some dubious eye rolls from others. In either case, those who caught “The End of the Line” at SIFF will certainly appreciate the speed with which the film has achieved … Continue reading

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Free SIFF tickets!

But hurry! Send an to promotions@nwfilmforum.org before 1pm today to get your paws on tickets to these great films showing this weekend in SIFF: At West of Pluto Canada, Directors: Myriam Verreault, Henry Bernadet Reminiscent of Gus Van Sant’s high school … Continue reading

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Important Sweet Crude update

This just in from Leslye Wood, producer of the documentary “Sweet Crude.” Leslye kept Seattle updated via Hot Splice when, in April 2008, Seattle-based filmmaker Sandy Cioffi and crew members Sean Porter, Tammi Sims and Cliff Worsham were picked up … Continue reading

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Natasha Lyonne & Marshall Allman brave the Seattle press

This weekend NWFF was thrilled to welcome “Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle” stars Natasha Lyonne and Marshall Allman to Seattle, to present the film Sunday night to a sold out crowd at the Egyptian. A lucky few of Seattle’s press … Continue reading

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SIFF guides!

Since there was a problem in our weekly newsletter with the link to our previous posts about SIFF, I thought I’d repost links to them right here: Adam Sekuler’s Helpful Guide to SIFF Films coming to NWFF for a longer … Continue reading

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