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Happy Holidays from Northwest Film Forum!

December 6, 2017

From the staff of the Forum: HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Not ready to put our feet up just yet, but we’re counting down the days. Before our Dec. 22 to Jan. 1 closure, however, is our Forum & Friends Holiday Party this Friday, December 8th!

 It’s the night that we get to unwind with all of our nearest and dearest partner orgs — Longhouse Media, The Seattle Globalist, and Tasveer — s…

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Forum Forever video debut: 💻👏😀 NWFF’s best moments of 2017!

November 28, 2017

“Northwest Film Forum presents a grand vision in an intimate setting. Within its small footprint, I enjoy great movies, kooky live performance, smart and funny talk shows and game shows, and the best damn popcorn in the city. Quite simply, I love this place.”
– Nancy Guppy, audience member

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Paige Barnes & NWFF present #shanghaipulse: A Dance-Video Installation & Screening

October 17, 2017

Northwest Film Forum invites you to join choreographer-dancer-videographer-acupuncturist Paige Barnes on November 11 at 7pm for an evening of dance videos, live pulse reading, and a discussion of empathy. Barnes has spent the last five years completing a study of Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture. The combination of embodied research and Chinese Medicine in her studies has informed her choreographic practice, resulting in two collections of one-minute dance videos: #danceadayinshanghai and #pulsereadingproject.

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The press takes a first look at the 20th Local Sightings Film Festival

September 21, 2017

“Seattle’s premier PNW-focused film festival has become famous for its imaginative (and sometimes raucous) opening-night fetes. This time, Megan Griffiths, SJ Chiro, Charles Mudede and other local filmmakers discuss their early-career failures on a live stage, followed by a theme costume party.” – Tony Kay, CityArts

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4Culture’s e4c Gallery seeking media artists

September 11, 2017

Through Sep. 27 at 5pm, 4Culture will be accepting applications from media artists to present at e4c, their storefront gallery in Pioneer Square. Up to 12 artists will be selected to present work that will be displayed for up to one year on their street-facing screens. Each selected artist will receive a $500 honorarium!

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Courtney Sheehan of NWFF is the recipient of the Arts & Innovation 2017 Mayor’s Arts Award!

September 1, 2017

The Arts & Innovation 2017 Mayor’s Arts Award is awarded for originality, ingenuity, and resourcefulness within the creative sector, and may include projects that weave together arts and technology, connecting new sectors, creative work in emerging industries, or transformational approaches to established genres.

Thank you from the Forum to the Office of Arts & Culture and the city of Seattle for this honor!…

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Exciting announcements from Northwest Film Forum!

August 9, 2017

It’s been a very busy summer.

  • Today we launched a beautiful, user-friendly new website featuring a filterable events calendar. Even the font is cinematic – GT Cinetype is a design engineered for a cinema subtitling machine that uses a laser to selectively erase the color layer of the film to make brilliantly white letters.
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