Dedicated to the “future memory of white supremacy,” Manifest Destiny Jesus is a clever Seattle-area documentary which juxtaposes interviews with artists, religious figures, and community members to examine the links between the historically dubious representation of Jesus as white, the crucifixion, lynching, police brutality, and gentrification. It finds inspiration in a transracial family, a sermon by a Black female theologian, and a uniquely integrated Seattle congregation.Tickets + Info
Oct. 23 in-person and virtually through October! Ornette: Made in America captures Ornette Coleman’s evolution over three decades. Returning home to Fort Worth, Texas in 1983 as a famed performer and composer, documentary footage, dramatic scenes, and some of the first music video-style segments ever made, chronicle his boyhood in segregated Texas and his subsequent emergence as an American cultural pioneer and world-class icon.Tickets + Info
Help NWFF Map Out Our Future & Physical Space!
Northwest Film Forum is embarking on a search for a new home! (Don’t panic – we’re not closing or leaving Capitol Hill in the near future.) The dream among dreams is to own our venue, so that we can focus on growing our programs.⠀
Throughout this process, our choices and priorities will be defined by the communities we serve. All of you moviegoers, artists, educators, and families have made the Forum what it is today; now help us decide what it will be tomorro…