Romanian Film Festival Seattle – 6th Edition

Tickets and passes are now on sale for the 6th Edition of the Romanian Film Festival Seattle. The American Romanian Cultural Society (ARCS) is excited to announce the full lineup for the 6th Edition of The Romanian Film Festival Seattle, screening November 15-17 at SIFF Cinema Uptown. This year’s lineup offers the best of European cinema, with […]
Nov 15, 2019

Glamour of the Golden Age

The Glamour of the Golden Age presented by Murano Live Event Series! Escape to the roaring 1920s in one of Seattle’s swankiest secret venues, The Ruins. Break free from the norm, slip into your glitziest outfit and help celebrate the Glamour of the Golden Age with short film screenings from NW Film Forum. Afterward, dust […]
Oct 8, 2019

Manual of Photography

Please note: This program is open to participants age 21 and up. In conjunction with his exhibition Arbus Bonus, Pierre Leguillon presents a screening of his filmic anthology about how to frame, light, shoot, and develop photographs. Part of the artist’s long-running mobile project La Promesse de l’Écran (The Promise of the Screen), “Manual of Photography” samples from […]
Sep 22, 2019

The 2019 Diwa Filipino Film Festival

“Diwa” means Spirit in Tagalog, and the Diwa Filipino Film Festival is a small community film festival that celebrates the Filipino Spirit wherever it resides. This year, we are showcasing even more films by and about Filipinos all over the world. Find out what it means to be Moro (Muslim from the southern island of […]
Jun 1, 2019

“Widow of Silence” views Kashmir conflict through a half-widow’s struggle

An interview with Praveen Morchhale, the director of the award-winning drama "Widow of Silence," which is being screened at SIFF.
May 29, 2019

Romantic comedy unites Black and Asian leaders for #BlackAndGoldOpen

Asian-American-backed movement #GoldOpen expanded into #BlackandGoldOpen to support the new teenage romance film “The Sun is Also a Star."
May 22, 2019

Seattle-area Olympian J.R. Celski inducted in Asian Hall Fame

The Robert Chinn Foundation inducted four honorees into the Asian Hall of Fame at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel Saturday, May 11

“Shadow” sees Zhang Yimou on familiar ground

Chinese director Zhang Yimou's "Shadow," playing at the Grand Illusion Cinema, is a return to the director's form.
May 8, 2019

The Journey Back to Graduate: Documentary Screening & Discussion

Young people drop out of high school for many reasons and if they decide to return to school to get their GED, the journey back is not always an easy one. Join YP Impact  at the Ballard Library for a screening of the award-winning documentary Night School.  Daniel Benner, Education and Employment Program Coordinator for the Eastside Reengagement Center at Friends […]
Apr 27, 2019

Seattle supporters of Latino films excited by Alfonso Cuarón’s Oscar win

Five out of the past six Best Director Academy Awards have gone to Mexican filmmakers, including Alfonso Cuarón, who directed "Roma."
Mar 5, 2019

Tales of brave, resourceful girls lead Children’s Film Festival Seattle lineup

Tales of brave and resourceful girls from Africa, the Middle East and Europe will light up the screen at the upcoming 14th annual Children's Film Festival Seattle.
Jan 15, 2019

“China Love” captures the wedding dreams of Chinese couples

The film “China Love” explores the meaning behind the fantasy-making trend in China — the pre-wedding photoshoot.
Jan 14, 2019

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

The 2018 Romanian Film Festival Seattle: “One Eye Laughing, One Eye Crying: Uncanny Worlds”

In tune with the Halloween spirit of the first week in November, travel with us to Romania and its “Uncanny Worlds”. This year’s films will take you on a journey through the unusual, unfamiliar, ineffable, incomprehensible, unfathomable, inscrutable, and the unclear. More than ever, Romanian films reflect the uncanny aspects of reality, history, politics, and everyday life, as well as […]
Nov 4, 2018

The 2018 Romanian Film Festival Seattle: “One Eye Laughing, One Eye Crying: Uncanny Worlds”

In tune with the Halloween spirit of the first week in November, travel with us to Romania and its “Uncanny Worlds”. This year’s films will take you on a journey through the unusual, unfamiliar, ineffable, incomprehensible, unfathomable, inscrutable, and the unclear. More than ever, Romanian films reflect the uncanny aspects of reality, history, politics, and everyday life, as well as […]
Nov 3, 2018

The 2018 Romanian Film Festival Seattle: “One Eye Laughing, One Eye Crying: Uncanny Worlds”

In tune with the Halloween spirit of the first week in November, travel with us to Romania and its “Uncanny Worlds”. This year’s films will take you on a journey through the unusual, unfamiliar, ineffable, incomprehensible, unfathomable, inscrutable, and the unclear. More than ever, Romanian films reflect the uncanny aspects of reality, history, politics, and everyday life, as well as […]
Nov 2, 2018

Seattle filmmaker retraces steps of artist who painted a changing Melanesia

Society portraitist Caroline Mytinger bucked conventions of her day to venture to Melanesia to document the changing world of the South Pacific. A Seattle filmmaker retraced her journey.
Oct 3, 2018

Ardor Creative Media (Film Non Profit) Fundraiser

Ardor Creative Media and the @Seattle Filmmakers Collective are holding a joint fundraiser on September 20th! Come on down and drink a beer for us! Reuben’s Brews Brews will be donating to us $1 for every beer you buy! This event is Kid Friendly “Kid-Friendly Taproom We are a family-run and family-friendly business, and we […]
Sep 20, 2018

“Crazy Rich Asians” aims for high stakes in Hollywood representation

It’s the first time in 25 years that Hollywood has backed a major modern-day film with all the main actors of Asian descent – and filmmakers hope this opens the door for more Asian American stories.
Aug 15, 2018
Participants in last year’s 4th World Indigenous Media Lab work hands-on with a camera. (Photo Courtesy of Tracy Rector)

Indigenous women filmmakers the focus of 2018 4th World Media Lab

This year is the fourth year of the 4th World Media Lab, which includes training and mentorship for indigenous filmmakers, as well as feature and short films.
May 24, 2018