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Like Crazy

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Jul 19 - Jul 23

(Paolo Virzì, Italy & France, 2016, 118 min)

Paolo Virzì’s new film tells the story of the unpredictable and moving friendship that develops between two women fleeing a mental institution together in search of love and happiness in the open-air nuthouse that is the world of “sane” people.



Hunger Strikes: A Call to End Immigrant Detention

Free event! Co-presented with Northwest Detention Center Resistance

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Jul 23

What can you do when you know your rights, but the US government doesn't respect them? Join the Northwest Detention Center Resistance for a short documentary screening and discussion of the 2014 and 2017 hunger strikes to protest human rights abuses at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington.



Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan

Q&A with Peter Boal, Artistic Director of Pacific Northwest Ballet, on Jul. 26!

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Jul 26 - Aug 03

(Linda Saffire & Adam Schlesinger, US, 2016, 90 min)

’If I don’t dance, I’d rather die’ – I’ve actually said that.” Restless Creature offers an intimate portrait of prima ballerina Wendy Whelan as she prepares, after three decades with the company, to leave New York City Ballet to begin her own independent project.




Mixed live by Tommy Swenson of Alamo Drafthouse!

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Jul 28

(90 min runtime)

VIDEOJOY is a live, expanded-cinema VJ collage by the Alamo Drafthouse's Tommy Swenson. Featuring a bountiful cornucopia of neo-futurist A/V deconstructions and queer YouTube ephemera, VIDEOJOY is alchemically engineered to awaken your latent paranormal gifts and permanently tint your aura indigo.



Special Events

Special Events

Check our calendar regularly for non-screening events; we host a plethora of lectures, roundtable discussions (Chat Room), multidisciplinary events (IRL: Craigslist), and free Art Walk events (Cine-meme).



Children's Film Festival Seattle

See the world and feed your mind at the 12th annual Children's Film Festival Seattle, the largest and best film festival on the West Coast for kids and their families. The fun starts on January 26!




Music Movies

The Film Forum has some of the strongest music film programming in the country - come enjoy live scores created by local musicians at our Puget Soundtrack series, music documentaries, soundscapes + multimedia and everything in between