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And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead

And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead is an archival journey into New Orleans-born beat-poet Bob Kaufman’s life and work amidst the changes and struggles of the United States during his active years in San Francisco's North Beach, opening a time capsule of black-and-white film footage and still photography, underscored by jazz and city soundscapes.

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Filmmaking Fundamentals

August 2nd - September 20th, (Tuesdays) 6:30pm - 9:30pm

InstructorsJonah KozlowskiBernard MannCraig Downing
Tuition: $595 ($550 for Film Forum members)
Limited to 8 students

For 8 weeks, learn the fundamentals for digital filmmaking. During class, students will have hands-on training as they are introduced to camera, audio, light and editing equipment. Students will acquire the actionable skills and understanding to independently make professional films. This class is filmmaking by practical application. All basic film equipment will be provided in class. Students can also bring their own equipment to class if they want too.




July 7 - July 9

World premiere!

Live performance commission by Northwest Film Forum

Snow, cake, lighthouses, confined spaces, pockets, shadow, hands, pulse. These are the key components of PALMS, a performance that combines dance, music, poetry, and architectural design to portray the story of a wild animal turning into a woman.   




Cue Northwest Film Residency 

We’ve selected a filmmaker: Congratulations Neely Goniodsky! Learn more about Neely at

Cue Northwest is a partnership between Brick Lane Records and Northwest Film Forum. We believe connecting artists across disciplines creates a fertile environment for building community through art. Through a series of collaborative projects including production residencies and networking events, Cue Northwest will galvanize the film and music communities

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