Documentary reveals the doubt behind the confidence in China’s online streaming celebrities

Talent agents at YY.com carefully select these online celebrities, who are groomed and positioned to rake in money through with their online, streaming personalities.
Dec 13, 2018

Northwest Film Forum screens ‘Black Panther’ with live-stream appearance of director Ryan Coogler

Northwest Film Forum will screen “Black Panther” for free Tuesday at 4 p.m. with a live-streamed question-and-answer session with director Ryan Coogler, who also helmed the films “Fruitvale Station” and “Creed.”
Nov 26, 2018

Film “The Song Collector” shows a lost Buddhist culture’s revival in India

How does Ladakhi culture, dying Buddhist tradition in Northern India revive itself? The story lies in legendary preservation activist Morup Namgyal.
Jun 4, 2016

Thai film “Cemetery of Splendor” blends surrealism and fear

Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul will not show his film "Cemetery Of Splendor" in Thailand because of heightened censorship after a 2014 coup.
Mar 9, 2016

Your #OscarSoWhite relief: Seattle Asian American Film Festival 2016

It's still #OscarSoWhite, with Hollywood changing at a glacial pace, but at the Northwest Film Forum next weekend, the future is already here.
Feb 12, 2016

Translations puts the global transgender experience on the big screen

This weekend's Translations film festival includes over 40 films exploring the global transgender experience.
May 8, 2015
Still from "Purgatorio: A Journey Into the Heart of the Border"

The pulse of Latin American film comes to Seattle

“Latin America is the region of open veins. Everything from the discovery until our times has always been transmuted into European — or later, United States — capital, and as such has accumulated on distant centers of power.”  — Eduardo Galeano, Open Veins of Latin America. This week the Northwest Film Forum is featuring “Pulsos Latinos: […]
Apr 18, 2014