HAPPY PRIDE MONTH! It’s Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee (newcomer Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn’t been faithful during the month she was locked up, the sex worker and her best friend, Alexandra (newcomer Mya Taylor), embark on an odyssey to get to the bottom of the rumor that leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles. By director Sean Baker, and shot on three iPhones. (*All proceeds benefit the Trans Women of Color Solidarity Network!*)Learn More
Drawing on the urgency of addressing rising anti-Asian American sentiment and violence during COVID-19, these six virtual programs of films and videos push against stereotypes of all kinds – positive, negative and those in-between – and look deeply at the variegated experiences and creative expressions of Asian American filmmakers.Learn More
(*All proceeds benefit the Trans Women of Color Solidarity Network!*) Cunningham traces Merce Cunningham’s artistic evolution over three decades of risk and discovery (1944–1972), from his early years as a struggling dancer in postwar New York to his emergence as one of the world’s most visionary choreographers. The film weaves together Merce’s philosophies and stories, creating a visceral journey into his innovative work. A breathtaking explosion of dance, music, and never-before-seen archival material, Cunningham is a timely tribute to one of the world’s greatest modern dance artists.Learn More
BLACK LIVES MATTER. All June Film Proceeds to Benefit the Cause.
Dear Northwest Film Forum Community,
From the time they were forcibly brought to the Americas hundreds of years ago, Black Americans have expressed – using offerings of art, philosophy, story, song and dance – the struggles they have endured within a society which continues to strip them of their rights and systematically limits their access to resources. Yet not enough has changed.
Over the past week, as protests rose up all over the world in support of justice for Bl…