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Join the Seattle Globalist Thursday for a screening of The Square, and Q & A with director Jehane Noujaim. Three years ago, on January 24th 2011,...

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The films of the Nordic Lights Festival next weekend at SIFF are a testament to our cultural kinship with Scandinavia. A boy slumps into a...

Seattle South Asian Film Festival founder Rita Meher. (Photo by Shikha Jain)

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Work in IT or development may pay the bills, but Seattle's South Asian community has a growing passion for film. Rita Meher had been a U.S. citizen...

A still from The Light in Her Eyes, a film about women practicing conservative Islam, which screens in Tacoma next week. (Courtesy of Sundance Institute)

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Film Forward, a touring program that will show movies from around the world at various venues in Seattle and Tacoma next week, aims to...

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A new film out of Indonesia takes an unflinching look into the dark heart of political violence. When you think of the worst humanitarian disasters...

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More must-see global cinema from week four of the Seattle International Film Festival. The world's largest film festival is in it's final week, but there are...

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More must-see global cinema from week three of the Seattle International Film Festival. If you're like me, you can really only see two or three...

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A new film about Rwanda's burgeoning film industry shows how the collective moviegoing experience has the power to heal the scars of genocide. I love...

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With 447 films from 85 countries, deciding what to see at the Seattle International Film Festival, May 16-June 9, can be daunting.  So let...

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Global health gets a lot of attention in Seattle. But sometimes Hollywood wants a piece of the action too. Film is an emotionally powerful medium....

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The polio-fighting, clean water advocating, girls' rights empowered youth of "The Revolutionary Optimists" shatters everything we thought we knew about creating change.  When Seattle-bred filmmakers...

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“The bibimbap, is that dolsot?” asks documentary filmmaker Eli Kimaro looking up from the menu of Wabi-Sabi in Columbia City. She’s trying to gauge the...

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I’m pretty used to complaining. And as a professor of Asian American media, believe me, I’ve got lots to complain about. From the underrepresentation of...

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A sunny morning in Spokane — shaggy green lawns, puffy clouds and compact SUVs parked outside of 100-year-old houses. Then a boom, a rattling snow...

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Couch Fest 2012 is today! It's a festival of short films screened in the houses of total strangers, in cities all around the world, including...

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Run for your life folks, zombies are everywhere. It’s Halloween night, and if you haven’t made your costume yet, take a cue from some chilling...

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Babies accidentally switched at birth. From Mark Twain to the ABC Family Monday night lineup, it's a familiar plot device – and a usually a pretty...

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Newsflash: being a woman is surreal. Last night I was supposed to be at the gym. So I could look slimmer and prettier or something....

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This week in drunk news: Man kills 70,000 chickens in Maryland and a North Korean man floats south Drunk men all over the world are...

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Do you know a globally-minded youth between the ages of 15 to 19? There's a brand new journalism camp this summer at the University...

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When 19-year-old Yashoda Khanal moved to Kent with her family almost three years ago, the thing that shocked her most on her first day...