From Morgen Ruff, Exhibition Program Manager & Programmer The Prison in Twelve Landscapes dir. Brett Story Canada/US, 2016 Available on Amazon Prime During this time of crisis, it’s important to remember the millions of incarcerated individuals in the US, confined to tiny cells or placed in tightly-packed prison populations with little/no access to the sanitary infrastructure… Read more
From Ben Popp, Filmmaker Services Manager Climaxdir. Gaspar Noé, France, 2018 Streaming on Amazon Prime The climax in any story is the point at which everything comes to a heightened point before cresting downwards into resolution. What might it look like then to tell a story riding the climax, or in which a gradual rise… Read more
From Amy Dotson, Director of NWFC Portrait of a Lady on Fire dir. Céline Sciamma, France, 2019 Streaming on Hulu I’ve always been a sucker for a great period drama. And if they happen to be set internationally, all the better. I think I spent half my childhood watching them with my Mom on rainy days and… Read more
The list below represents a selection of films from the PIFF Programming team which are currently available to be streamed online. Where multiple streaming venues were available, all currently known options have been listed. Inside a vertical prison system, inmates are assigned to a level and forced to ration food from a platform that moves… Read more
Moments from the first Cinema Unbound Awards–an offbeat evening with dinner, entertainment, and inspiration honoring artists, curators, and industry leaders who inspire new ways of seeing. Honoring: Astonishing Auteur Todd Haynes (Academy Award-nominated and Emmy-winning writer and director; Carol, Far from Heaven, Mildred Pierce) Creative Powerhouse John Cameron Mitchell (Tony Award-winning writer, director, and actor;… Read more
Cinema Unbound Award recipient Rose Bond talks about her process and animation techniques.
The Northwest Film Center is pleased to announce a partnership with Potboiler Story, a narrative-focused production company. Potboiler will be creating short videos as part of their deep focus series about Northwest filmmakers who are screening their film or films as part of our Northwest Tracking Series.
A selection of films created by emerging artists and community members enrolled in the Center’s experiential learning offerings.
View selections from the annual NW Music Video Showcase on Vimeo. The Northwest has a strong tradition in music video creation, and we celebrate it with an evening of music videos from Northwest directors. The music will vary, but the unique visual styles from our talented regional creators will keep the flow moving.
Highlights from the 45th Northwest Filmmakers Festival—the Northwest’s premiere showcase of new work by leading regional filmmakers. This touchstone annual event brings artists and audiences together for a community celebration including current northwest film exhibition, and Northwest Filmmakers’ Summit. Annually, Northwest Fest draws more than 400 entries from Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and… Read more