If you love cinema, performance, and engaging with your neighbors and community members in public dialogue, become a Northwest Film Forum member today!

A strong, diverse community makes vibrant programs possible. Since 1995, we have hosted thousands of film premieres, multidisciplinary performances, exhibits, festivals and parties, and conversations. Members form the core of this network of art, education, and civic engagement.

“For me, Northwest Film Forum is the perfect embodiment of what an independent film organization can do to empower a filmmaking community.” – Barry Jenkins, director of Moonlight

Why become a member?

For starters, discounts on tickets, workshops and venue rentals at NWFF, deals at local businesses, and invitations to free, members-only events!

Membership connects you to a community, whether you’re a media-maker looking for collaborators, new ideas, and equipment, a cinephile seeking out mind-expanding movies, or just someone who loves to support the arts while getting free refills of Seattle’s best popcorn.

Use the button below to join or renew your membership. PLEASE NOTE: Mobile view is confusing! Just click “View Desktop Version” to see all levels of membership (the “director’s cut” of the membership payment page, as it were).

Not sure about member ticket availability for a given program? Just email paul %at% nwfilmforum #dot# org.

Read more about membership below!

Individual - $60

  • $7 movie tickets ($5 off the general price) and discounts on special events
  • 10–25% off class tuition and venue rentals
  • Free popcorn refills
  • $1 off beer and wine purchases at our theater
  • 10% off of SIFF membership! (valid for in-person transactions only)
  • Year-round discounts at local businesses (see list below)
  • Discounted access to gear and edit lab rentals
  • Invitations to exclusive events and free screenings

Senior / Veteran - $35

  • All the same benefits as an Individual Membership, but at a discounted rate!
  • Senior discounts apply to those over the age of 62.

Student - $40

  • All the same benefits as an Individual Membership, but at a discounted rate!

Dual - $85

  • All the same benefits as an Individual Membership
  • Good for up to two people

Family - $120

  • All the same benefits as an Individual Membership
  • Good for up to four people
  • Early access to registration and $25 discount for youth summer camps

Any level of membership can be purchased as a gift! Introduce family, friends, and colleagues to cinema and live events they can’t see anywhere else.

Membership at NWFF means DISCOUNTS at local businesses!

Click on each business below to see what discounts are offered!

Capitol Cider • 818 E. PIKE ST

1/2 off cider flight (3 taster glasses); Limit 1 per visit. About Capitol Cider »

Century Ballroom • 915 E. PINE ST

$2 off admission to any dance. About Century Ballroom »

Frame Central • 901 E. PIKE ST

Extra 10% off any frame; custom framing included. About Frame Central »

Glazer's Camera • 811 REPUBLICAN ST

20% discount on Glazer’s Rental equipment and 10% off retail bags, tripods and filters. About Glazer’s »

Linda's Tavern • 707 E. PINE ST
Nue • 1519 14TH AVE.

10% off. About Nue »

Oasis Tea Zone • 606 E. PINE ST

$1 off one drink per person, per visit with valid membership. About Oasis Tea Zone »

Oddfellow's Cafe + Bar • 1525 10TH AVE
Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)

If you’re a member of NWFF, you can save 10% when you purchase or renew a membership at SIFF! Valid for in-person transactions only. Learn more »

Stokes Productions • 909 MERIDIAN AVE. E. • EDGEWOOD, WA

20% off rentals and services. About Stokes Productions »

Tin Table • 915 E. PINE ST

FREE order of Shoestring Frites with Truffle Salt with purchase of a cocktail or entrée. About Tin Table »

Unicorn • 1118 E. PIKE ST

10% off brunch food items. About Unicorn »

Vermillion Art Gallery & Bar • 1508 11TH AVE

One half price drink or buy one, get one drink at any hour; Limit 1 per visit. About Vermillion Art Gallery & Bar »

Victory Studios • 2247 15TH AVE. W.
Viva Farms CSA • P.O. BOX 1714 • MT. VERNON, WA • 98273

5% off. Email for promo code! About the CSA »

Wood Shop BBQ • 2513 S. JACKSON ST
Member discount terms & conditions

* 8 Limbs Yoga: discount does not apply to workshops, retreats or boutique merchandise. † Frame Central: not valid on work in progress, cut & carry, clearance items, special order items or special framing packages. ‡ Oddfellow’s Cafe + Bar/Linda’s Tavern: not valid for to-go items, no cash value, not redeemable for cash. ☨ ONEHOPE Wine: shop under Event Exclusives on the web for your discount! § Glazer’s Camera: subject to product availability and Glazer’s rental guidelines.

The annual NWFF Holiday Party: worth the price of membership all on its own.

Photo credit: Rick Walters

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Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave,

Seattle, WA 98122

206 329 2629

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