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Sweet and Spectacular Youth-Made Films Now on View at NFFTY

It’s time once again for the National Film Festival for Talented Youth! Started by Seattle’s Jesse Harris (a highly talented youth himself), NFTTY has swiftly become the largest youth film festival in the world. This year, NFFTY will showcase 200 films (culled from a record-breaking 700 submissions) from 20 countries, all directed by auteurs 22…

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A Haiku Review of New Century Theatre Company’s “O Lovely Glowworm”

A Haiku Review of “O Lovely Glowworm,” an absurd, wistful story by playwright Glen Berger, told from the twisted but sweet perspective of a taxidermied goat and performed by New Century Theatre Company. Lyrical writingActing, directing superbI love that dead goat Seriously, you should see this play. It is odd (a mermaid, Irish soldiers and…

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Producer Jennifer Roth to Receive Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film

We can’t keep this news under our hats any longer! The recipient of the 2011 Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film is… Seattle-based producer Jennifer Roth. Hooray! Roth will be presented with the award at SIFF‘s opening night on May 19th. She’s receiving the prestigious award because she has played a crucial role in…

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Gray Weather Survival Guide

The sky may be gray, but that’s no reason to feel blue. We’ve come up with plenty of ways to survive