Northwest Film Forum Year-End List 2017: Courtney Sheehan’s Top 5 Lines from the Pen of Paul Siple

December 18, 2017

Paul Henry Siple is a man of many talents. His house is a film nerd’s dream castle, full of electronic appliances and analog media otherwise lost to the sands of time — including but not limited to an awe-inspiring collection of VHS tapes, tube cameras, and various mysterious media devices from the 80s. Lest you mistake him for a homebody, I would be remiss if I didn’t sing Paul’s praises as a veritable dance floor phenomenon; he can cut a rug like no one’s business. And, as the Forum’s Program…

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Northwest Film Forum Year-End List 2017: Vivian Hua’s Top 5 Releases Which Might Have Been Better with Nic Cage as the Lead

December 18, 2017

While crafting this list, I came to realize: there are many ways in which something can be couched as “better”. Does Nicolas Cage make Movie A “better” because Movie A sucks, or because the amusement found in transposing his face or voice atop another is so powerful that the substitution transcends the existence of Movie A itself, to simply live, untouchable, in the pure state of “better”?

This, my friends, is what I wake up contemplating at …

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Northwest Film Forum Year-End List 2017: Louie Romo’s Top 5 Toys Finds of the Year

December 15, 2017

House Manager Louie Romo surprised us by unveiling his secret passion for plastic toys and action figures! Follow his toy blog, the wonderfully named Poptastic Plastic, or simply get nostalgic with his top toy finds for 2017!

Says Louie: “We’re almost at the end of 2017 and I’ve had a pretty good run this year when it comes to finding toys. The rules of this list are pretty simple: as long as I bought it in 2017, it can be consid…

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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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