Building a Forum for ALL: A Letter from NWFF’s Executive Director
Headshot credit: 2 Weeks Notice. Photo credit: Leo Carmona
Dear Friend of the Forum,
As Northwest Film Forum’s recently appointed Executive Director, I believe that direct communication is necessary to hold ourselves accountable to the NWFF community—so I want to start by saying that we are incredibly grateful …
Drumroll, Please! Local Sightings Film Festival 2018 Winners
Northwest Film Forum is pleased to announce our 2018 Local Sightings Film Festival winners! Thank you to our jurors Alan Palomo, paige watkins, and Amanda Salazar!
Please catch our Audience Award winners early next year for a screening at Naked City Brewery!
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Northwest Film Forum Announces Vivian Hua as New Executive Director
Seattle, WA – September 24, 2018 – Northwest Film Forum (NWFF) announced today that Vivian Hua (華婷婷) has been appointed as its new Executive Director. Hua joined the NWFF team in 2017, after organizing The Seventh Art Stand, a national civil rights film and discussion series co-founded by Hua, NWFF and film distributor Abramorama, in response to the first Travel Ban. In addition to leading design and marketing initiatives, Hua has produced numerous community programs at NWFF that center eq…
Local Sightings 2018 Print Catalog & October 2018 Calendar are Now Online!
Local Sightings is Seattle’s only festival dedicated to Pacific Northwest films and filmmakers.
Feature screenings and short films are only part of the story: artist workshops, performances and networking events allow for a collective exploration of regional creativity.
Local Sightings plays a significant regional role in the discovery of new film talent and provides working filmmakers opportunities for community-building and exposure. The festival has also gai…
21st Local Sightings Film Festival Comes to NWFF September 21-29!
Northwest Film Forum is getting ready to kick off its 21st edition of Local Sightings— Seattle’s only festival dedicated to Pacific Northwest films and filmmakers: a showcase of new films from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, the Yukon and British Columbia. Produced every year by Northwest Film Forum, the festival features new films, parties, juried prizes and film conversation. Screenings are only part of the story: a…
An Interview with Choreographer Christin Call About Her Immersive Performance, What is Home?
Leading up to poet and choreographer Christin Call’s multidisciplinary show, What is Home an Obscure Kingdom an Opera Buffa It’s You Always You (July 27-28), Call enlightens us as to what this project has meant to her as an individual, and more broadly what it means to the community of individuals it incorporates. She touches on themes of art…
Pride Month Programming at Northwest Film Forum!
It’s Pride Month, and leading up to Seattle PrideFest on June 24th, we will be celebrating LGBTQIA pride with a unique selection of screenings here at the Northwest Film Forum! Seattle has always been a bastion for queer rights, so are excited to provide a Blanket Fort Films showcase to give you a taste of what cinema Seattle has to contribute to Pride culture. Additionally, we will be screening queer films with national and international themes, including
Northwest Film Forum is Hiring a New Executive Director
Mission, Vision, and Values
Northwest Film Forum incites public dialogue and creative action through collective cinematic experiences. Our vision is a world where all people have the power to express themselves and connect with each other through visual storytelling and culture. We acknowledge that we are on Indigenous land, the traditional territories of the Coast Salish people. In recognition of the role of the arts as a vehicle for social change, we are committed to undoing systems …
Investigating the Changing Central District with Fiscal Sponsee Shelf Life Projects
One of the Northwest Film Forum’s key Artist Services is Fiscal Sponsorship, which helps provide a funding structure to support fundraising for films and other multimedia projects. We currently sponsor over forty film projects and organizations, and are always looking for more. To find out more about this program, and whether…