Through discipline and perseverance, and blessed with God-given musical talent, Pastor Patrinell “Pat” Wright created a community choir in Seattle’s Central District, the largest and oldest African American neighborhood in Washington State. Under her directorship, the Total Experience Gospel Choir traveled around the world and served as a source of strength, support, encouragement, and inspiration […]
Works In Progress
1950s Paris at the Beat Hotel. 1960s New York at Andy Warhol’s Factory. 56 Ludlow Street where the band the Velvet Underground was born. Piero Heliczer was at the center of it all–writing poems, making films and creating multimedia “happenings.” But what price did his 5 wives and 8 children pay for his authentic creativity […]
Help the directors of A Taste Of Home, Tay & Val, find an international audience for the documentary filmed here in Seattle. We get to be a hive mind for these super creative, dynamic, and inspiring (I am not using this word lightly, people) filmmakers. Film synopsis: Ever wondered how the Chop Suey combo came […]
Join SeaDoc for our APRIL Work-In Progress screening of the locally produced documentary “A Totem Tale.” A Totem Tale: From 1924 to 1928 Tacoma WA was home to an independent film company (Weaver Productions). Three silent films were produced at the studio, two of them by Hollywood director W.S. Van Dyke. With the advent of […]
America Lost Work in Progress ScreeningWe are asking for volunteers to watch and share feedback on a work-in-progress cut of America Lost, a feature documentary about three struggling American cities. America Lost is a feature-length PBS documentary that explores the decline of family, economic, and civic life in three of America’s “forgotten cities”—Stockton, California, Youngstown, Ohio, and Memphis, […]
Filmed over the course of a year in a preschool housed within a retirement home, Present Perfect is a feature length documentary about growing up and growing old in America. Please join us for this Work-in-Progress screening/feedback session on Sun Dec 4 at the NW Film Forum at 4pm.
Sun July 17 @4pm Northwest Film Forum Greg Smallidge The goal of When Kids Get Sexuality is to help people hold sexuality education in a new and bigger light. In talking with experts, parents and kids, and seeing what sex ed looks like from Kindergarten to college, we learn what serves kids – and what doesn’t.
Mon June 13 @6:30pm Northwest Film Forum Amy Enser Following the visionaries behind Seattle’s Moulin Rouge-inspired Can Can Productions,”The Long Haul” documents a reimagining of the limited male revue staples such as Chippendales and Thunder from Down Under. The result is the Buckaroos—a theatrical cowboy western variety show featuring the “everyman.”
Mon, May 23 @ 6:30pm Northwest Film Forum This event has been cancelled. Thanks for your interest in Art and Belief. In the past couple of weeks we’ve decided to take the film in a new direction, completely torn it apart and are basically back to square one with our edit. As a result, we’re […]
Please join us for this Work-In-Progress screening & discussion of Therese Casper’s documentary about Piero Heliczer, an almost forgotten Beat poet and experimental filmmaker. His estranged daughter searches for his underground life as well as her own. This WIP event will be at The Post – 888 Western Avenue (a residential apartment building betw Columbia & Marion) […]