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Collective Power Fund Announces Recipients, Jurors, and King Street Station Exhibition Dates for Artist Development Grant

May 24, 2021

Northwest Film Forum (NWFF)’s Collective Power Fund is excited to announce the six (6) grant recipients for the Artist Development Grant, which is its second installment of funding and support to individual, visual-based artists in King County. The grant is presented as a part of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts’ Regional Regranting Program and in partnership with the City of Se…

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Now Hiring Two Roles: Education Director & Cinema Programming Coordinator

May 17, 2021

Northwest Film Forum is now hiring for two roles: a full-time Education Director and a part-time Cinema Programming Coordinator! See below for full details on both roles, including job requirements and how to apply.

Mission
Northwest Film Forum incites public dialogue and creative action through collective cinematic experiences.

About Northwest Film Forum
A nonprofit film and arts center located in Seattle, Northwest Film Forum presents hundreds o…

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Fiscal Sponsee Highlight: Lauren Du Pree’s Atopic

May 16, 2021

Have you ever heard about or experienced “topic steroid withdrawal syndrome”? Actress and creator Lauren Du Pree is arriving on the filmmaking scene to tell you about how to use humor to tackle concerns around a body going haywire due to prescription drugs. One of NWFF’s newest fiscally sponsored projects, Atopic is a musical that brings levity to an often unseen human experience. Read on as Du Pree describes how she came to work on this project that has long been brewing — an…

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2% of NWFF’s Proceeds to Real Rent Duwamish

May 13, 2021

Starting this month, Northwest Film Forum’s Board & Staff are officially committing to donating 2% of our proceeds to the Duwamish (Dkhw Duw’Absh) tribe through REAL RENT DUWAMISH.

As a non-Native organization operating on Duwamish territory, this is our small action step towards not only acknowledging that we benefit from being occupants on stolen land — but trying to put action towards our values.

The Duwamish are not currently a federally recognized …

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Murmurations, a Seattle-Wide Arts Collaboration, Launches in May 2021

April 29, 2021

Seattle, WA – April 29, 2021 – This May brings the launch of Murmurations, a new Seattle-wide arts collaboration spearheaded by six cultural institutions: Frye Art Museum, Henry Art Gallery, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Northwest Film Forum, On the Boards, and Velocity Dance Center. Together, these organizations will present a series of multidisciplinary projects, including exhibitions, performances, screenings, community conversations, artist talks, and other programs co-developed with cultural …

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Collective Power Fund presents Artist Development Grants for Early to Emerging Artists in King County

April 21, 2021

Second Round of Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts’ Regional Regranting Program Provides Unrestricted Cash Awards, Presentation Opportunities at King Street Station, and more

For its second installment, Northwest Film Forum’s Collective Power Fund returns an Artist Development Grant, which will provide an unrestricted $750 award, plus a suite of artistic development benefits for six (6) individual, visual-based artists. Artists who live in incorporated or unincorporated Kin…

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Presenting the Award-Winners of Cadence Video Poetry Festival 2021

April 15, 2021

Northwest Film Forum (NWFF)’s 4th Cadence Video Poetry Festival (April 16–25, 2021) has announced six award-winners from among the 60 artist teams that were selected this year. The annual festival presents screenings, workshops, and discussions on the genre of video poetry, and remains the only festival dedicated to the genre in the Pacific Northwest. To date, it has been curated by Seattle author Chelsea Werner-J…

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Fiscal Sponsee Highlight: Big World Breaks

April 8, 2021

How did Big World Breaks come to be and what do you do?

Big World Breaks, a production company built for stage, studio and education; has shared stages with Janelle Monae, Kool DJ Red Alert, Digable Planets, Reggie Watts, DJ Qbert, Macklemore, B.o.B., Saul Williams and many more. BWB has also produced live show backing for artists such as: Grammy Nominated vocalists Wayna and Rocky Dawuni, Sy Smith, Zo!, Jennifer Johns, Dynamq, Xperien…

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An Interview with Director Cleo Barnett

April 6, 2021

Cleo Barnett is the director of Give Yourself Heaven, a 2020 short film that Northwest Film Forum accepted as the very first of its Local Shortiez initiative. In Barnett’s words, Give Yourself Heaven is “an ecofeminist romance exploring the pleasure available in our relationships with nature.

 

Watch NWFF film programmer Amanda Salazar’s conversation with Barnett here:

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