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See the World Change the World

Grab your bag (of popcorn) and take off on a whirlwind trip to places most Seattle kids never get a chance to see. With these films, you’ll walk through a downpour in Indonesia, stop a rooster fight in Venezuela, climb a mountain in eastern Turkey, ride a bus in Iraq and experience a whole new country for the first time.

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What the French Saw

Get a whole new insight into the French New Wave in our screening and discussion seminar that showcases American films (from Hitchcock to Ford to Hawks) that inspired French filmmaking in the 1950s and 1960s.

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The Films of Ruben Östlund

We're hosting the first U.S. retrospective of Swedish satirist Ruben Östlund, whose disconcerting black comedies hit close to home while probing tensions in society.

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We Support Filmmakers

An important part of Northwest Film Forum's mission is providing access to top-of-the-line film gear and equipment at reasonable rates for local filmmakers. Have you checked out our suite of rental options? If you're still learning a new camera or editing system, not to worry - we offer affordable certification classes too.

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