Festivals

In addition to hosting many local festivals, Northwest Film Forum produces three annual film festivals. These include the largest festival for children on the West Coast, Seattle's only festival of Pacific Northwest films, and a festival about contemporary intersections of design, architecture, and the moving image.

Current

Children’s Film Festival Seattle is the West Coast’s largest and most highly-regarded festival dedicated to children and their families, and shows over 180 films a year.
Children’s Film Festival Seattle 2019
Northwest Film Forum serves as the venue for numerous local festivals throughout the year, accommodating and collaborating with a wide variety of Seattle communities.
Local Festivals Hosted at NWFF

Past

Through films, presentations, and conversations, ByDesign explores the intersections of design and the moving image and illuminates the roots, currents and future of design in motion.
ByDesign 2018
Verse meets visuals during a series of cinepoem screenings, ekphrastic responses, and generative workshops celebrating National Poetry Month.
Cadence: A Video Poetry Festival
Children’s Film Festival Seattle is the West Coast’s largest and most highly-regarded festival dedicated to children and their families, and shows over 180 films a year.
Children’s Film Festival Seattle 2018
The Portland German Film Festival and Northwest Film Forum present the 2nd annual KINOFEST Seattle 2017, with German language films from Germany, Austria and Switzerland
KINOFEST Seattle 2017
The 21st Edition of Local Sightings, featuring filmmakers from throughout the Pacific NW!
Local Sightings Film Festival 2018

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1515 12th Ave,

Seattle, WA 98122

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