On View

Two New Documentaries Investigate Our Troubled Prison System

Both screen as part of the Social Justice Film Festival this week.

09/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

On View

For Your Streaming Pleasure: NWFF’s Local Sightings Film Festival Returns

The PNW-centric film festival is back with a ranging, and pertinent, slate.

09/17/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work February 24–27

Tove Lo's self-empowering breakup album, a trip to a Russian tsar's palace, and previews from the Nordic Lights Film Festival.

02/24/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Reeling

Seattle Asian American Film Festival Is Back!

The eighth annual festival starts Thursday with a timely lineup and a party at Washington Hall.

02/19/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work October 21–24

Confessional funk songs, a haunted dinner, and nature-inspired poetry.

10/21/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 30–October 3

Latin American films, an artist obsessed with hats, and a cocktail party with star chefs.

09/30/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 27–29

Classic films, a DJ fun run, and Central Perk comes to town.

09/27/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Film Reviews

Here You Go: 6 Movies from Local Sightings Film Festival, Reviewed

Five documentaries—and one long-lost local classic—are coming to Northwest Film Forum.

09/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 26–28

Othello throws a hip-hop heavy block party, the Shambles breaks down butchery basics, and Gay City showcases femme magic.

07/26/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Monthly Planner

12 Seattle Events to Catch This February

Steve Jobs is an opera, a noir fest offers sympathy for the jaded, and a local expressionist returns.

01/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work January 21–24

Speculative fiction, a new comedy series, and a film festival for youngsters.

01/21/2019 By Aly Brady

Monthly Planner

13 Seattle Events to Catch This November

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix this month.

10/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Things to Do After Work: April 16–20

Questlove gets creative, Langston Hughes African American Film Festival returns, and there's rosé on parade

04/16/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Five Ways

Northwest Festival Forecast: February

February is a short month, so make the most of it by going to a festival for bacon, antiques, or hunting gear.

02/02/2017 By Jack Russillo

Film Fest

SIFF Releases Its Full 2016 Lineup

Viggo Mortensen, Kate Winslet, Werner Herzog, and more: let the annual cinematic indulgence begin.

05/04/2016 By Scott Johnson

Food on Film

SIFF Adds a Culinary Cinema Series

The festival has even partnered with local restaurants for corresponding postmovie dinners.

05/12/2015 By Olivia Tinsley

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Meaningful Movies and the Impending Robot Takeover

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/01/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: April 6–12

Questlove spins records at Neumos and the Langston Hughes African American Film Festival showcases black filmmakers: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

04/06/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld and Atoosa Moinzadeh

A Jewish Journey

6 Movies to See at the Seattle Jewish Film Festival

The Jewish Film Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary with a terrific lineup.

03/12/2015 By Bernard Ellouk

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: January 19–25

A performance with aluminum dinosaurs, hypnotic post-rock, and socially motivated standup: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

01/19/2015 By Darren Davis