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I'll be in KUOW's Chat Room TODAY with Rachel Flotard, Lyall Bush on the Weekday show

{photo by Fnarf} I am beyond honored to be join Rachel Flotard (Visqueen, Fretboard Journal, lady about town) and Lyall Bush (Executive Director of the Northwest Film Forum), along with host Steve Scher on KUOW's Weekday program TODAY around 10.40am. We are all going to sit around the preverbal water cooler and chat about about […]

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Pay attention to the soul-shaking ideas of Simone Weil at the Northwest Film Forum {9/24-27}

{The Seattle premiere of An Encounter with Simone Weil is at The Northwest Film Forum Monday, 9/24, and it screens through Thursday, 9/27. The Thursday showing includes a special introduciton by The Stranger editor Chrisopher Frizelle.}  Totally intense philosopher, political agent, and spiritual worker Simone Weil was sort of the Ian MacKaye, Henry Rollins, and Dave Bazan […]

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This Is Not a Film

I've been wanting to see This Is Not a Film since hearing about it last year when it premiered at Cannes. Smuggled out of Iran on a USB key secreted within a cake, it's sadly the last thing the world may see from director Jafar Panahifor a long, long time. Sentenced to 6 years in […]

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Tonight's recommended activity: Calvin Johnson and Chris Estey chat doc at the NW Film Forum

As we announced back in January, there's a new film which captures the first meeting of Three Imaginary Girls' very own Chris Estey and the King of Indie, Calvin Johnson (wiki K Records, Beat Happening, all things rad)! This meeting of the two mega-minds took place in the historic Columbia City Theater where Chris and […]

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